Denmark · 4 Days · 11 Moments · April 2016

Crystal's adventure in Denmark

3 May 2016

Museum day at Louisiana was fabulous since it was another sunny am in Copenhagen! The museum itself is absolutely stunning (I'll let the pictures speak for itself). The exhibits were sometimes strange, but overall pretty cool and very different. I'm happy we made the trip out there and would recommend it!

2 May 2016

We had originally planned on doing a full day trip to the Louisiana Museum just right outside of Copenhagen but discovered it wasn't open on Mondays (poor planning on my part) so we quickly changed our plans and decided on a foodie, shopping, and exploration day. We started off with apparently the best brunch spot in town, Mad & Caffe. This place was so cute! You could customize your lunch plate by picking 3, 5, or 7 items on the menu. I would highly recommend it! The portions are a bit small so if you are somewhat hungry, the 5 item option would probably be the best one. We then headed to the city center and once again walked around old Copenhagen, passed by cute streets, Nhaven, and the University of Copenhagen. We ended the night at Pate Pate, a tapa style wine spot in the Meatpacking district. This place was very hygge (cozy). The food was delicious and the service was really great! Today is our last full day here and we will finally be heading off to the museum!

1 May 2016

Yesterday was relaxing yet very eventful. The weather was sunny and 60! We started the day off at Tivoli and got an all access pass for unlimited rides - two of our first rides were so intense we had to take a mini break to walk around and relax. Aside from the typical roller coaster rides, Tivoli was a happy place filled with events and performances from local kids of all ages. We heard the cutest kid choirs sing and felt warm and fuzzy inside. After Tivoli, we ventured over to Host, a one Michelin star rated restaurant that we had made reservations to a few weeks ago. We ordered the basic set menu with a wine pairing. My vote? It was good. We had a lot of surprise dishes in between our main courses but many of the dishes were a bit too heavy for my taste. After dinner, we ventured back through a scenic route and took more great pictures to celebrate Jenny's newfound talent for modeling 😄.
We've made some progress with our jet lag. Getting some fuel in before we get lunch at Pho Saigon.

30 April 2016

Hunger pains happened immediately after the bike tour which meant we had the appetite to sample several smørrebrød's (Denmark's famous open faced sandwiches) from a booth in Torvehallerne and Aamand Establishment. We left happy and full and spent the rest of the early afternoon shopping, taking more blogger pictures before jet lag set in once again...
We had a pretty great time on the 2 hour "Bike with Mike Tour" -- we pretty much saw the entire city of Copenhagen. Mike was a 60 year old Danish man who was extremely knowledgable about the history of Old Copenhagen. We biked past many of the top tourist spots including The Little Mermaid, the super hip food market, the cemetery (where cherry blossoms were in full bloom!), churches, more churches, etc. All in all everything was great but there were a couple of not so nice moments including the freezing cold and the fact that our tour had 20+ ppl which made it really hard to bike. Best moments? Gorgeous views and of course Jenny's blogger poses being perfected (I guess I did ok too.) That was a win.
9am finally rolled around and we headed off to our bike tour! These are pictures we took while we casually strolled through the streets of Copenhagen! (Note: Check out Jenny's progression 😄)
8am couldn't have come any sooner. Jenny practiced her best blogger poses as we made our way to the grocery store. She perfects it throughout the day. I have pictures to prove it!
We love our cute Airbnb! We checked in yesterday after we landed and took an uber from the airport (our driver was a gangsta rapper with a song ranked on Spotify apparently..I digress). The spot is located in a trendy part of town called Vesterbro and walking distance to the Meatpacking district where you'll find a ton of cool restaurants and bars. Our host is a young Danish professional who has made her place super cute. Pros: great location, cozy, comfy. Cons: Walk up located on the 7th floor (this could be a pro too depending on how you look at it!), tiny bathroom (apparently they all are).
Jet lag hit us pretty hard. I woke up at 4am and this pretty sums up my morning. French press coffee + Aziz Anzari's Modern Romance.

29 April 2016

Dinner at Neighborhood was so good!! Organic pizzas and drinks! The restaurant was extremely packed when we got there so we had to put our name down for a one hour wait while sipping on two $15 cocktails which were well worth it! Jenny drank her Apple Basil cocktail like it was juice and then boom it hit her! I got some Red drink and a lemony cocktail which were good as well. Once we got seated we ordered two pizzas (garlic shrimp and chicken meatball). Both were so good! It's essentially a pizza on a cracker crust which made it feel 'healthier'. We finished up the meal with a deconstructed cheesecake with digestive crackers (favorite childhood cracker from taiwan) which was also delicious!