Discover the chic, boutique and unique sides of Copenhagen in this latest release in the popular Curious Travel Guide series.
Hygge is the Danish concept of cozy or happy living, and the capital city of Copenhagen very much reflects this warm, communal vibe. Set on the coastal islands of Zealand and Amager, the city feels closer to nature than most other urban centers with its canals and many pockets of green. Hygge Travels in Copenhagen is a comprehensive guide to the very best places to eat, drink, shop and explore in this fascinating city. Go beyond the hordes of cyclists and the Little Mermaid statue to discover sustainable eateries, cutting-edge design museums, flea markets that flaunt boho chic, and tucked-away cafes and bars where you can relax with a hot chocolate or malt whiskey, and a rug to warm your legs. Author Helena Smith shares not only Copenhagen's highlights, but also unlocks some of its secrets, so in no time you'll be living like a local. Full-day itineraries help you navigate the best of the city, while the daytrips section covering Hamlet's castle and a viking ship museum allows you to make the most of your trip. Experience the best of Copenhagen, whether you have just a few days or longer to enjoy the city.
About the Author
London-based Helena Smith has been walking on the hygge side of life as a freelance travel writer and photographer for the last 15 years. One of her first assignments was to travel around Denmark, and she still returns regularly to enjoy saunas—alternating with icy lake plunges—healthy smørrebrød, impeccable Scandi design aesthetics and a population that is considered to be the happiest in the world. Helena has written about Copenhagen for Lonely Planet, Rough Guides and Bradt, and she also has her own London food blog, eathackney.com.