oregon girl around the world | sustainable travel for the whole family
Hej! I’m Erin, an Oregon girl living off the Oregon Trail in Copenhagen, Denmark. Exploring, learning and connecting with a growing family of five. Focus on green family travel and sustainable adventures.
Travel Blog Community SHARING TRAVEL STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD For those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere, it is decidedly summer. At least it is in Denmark. And while not as warm and sunny as last summer, we’ve had enough blue skies and warm breezes to keep us happy. This year we’re […]
You don't have to go far beyond the Danish capital to see what else this country has on offer. See a different side of what Denmark has to offer on one of these five easy day trips outside Copenhagen. There is something here for all interests and inclinations. Just take your pick.
Explore the beautiful Bohuslän region north of Gothenburg Come to Sweden, she said. With over 200,000 islands in between her borders, Scandinavian sister Sweden boasts the most islands offshore of any country around the world. Exploring archipelagos is an essential part of the experience here in Sweden if you ask me. Even the Swedish capital […]
Gro Spiseri Restaurant Delivers Delicious and Creative Local Cuisine Urban farm Østergro is a gorgeous setting for dinner in Copenhagen It is summer in the city. And what a beautiful city this is. Come to Copenhagen, she said. But step off the main tourist routes. Slow down. And explore the sustainable side. Like a local. […]
You Can See Inside Where the Danish Royalty Reside For One Month Each Summer Take a guided tour of the Peace Palace north of Copenhagen As an American, I will admit that I still find the idea of a real Royal Family reigning over a country or commonwealth difficult to digest. But living in Denmark, […]
Travel Blog Community SHARING TRAVEL STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD Hej from here! It’s been a big month for us in Scandinavia. Summer has started. Officially in Denmark as of June 1. We’ve celebrated our first Danish graduation and are loving all the traditions that come with that right of passage. Like the unique studenterhuer, […]
Sometimes it’s the simplest of interactions that make the most impact SAYING SEE YOU LATER ALLIGATOR IN DANISH “Ses!” Walking away from our middle son’s most recent football match, we were passed by some of his teammates heading home from the game by bicycle. Because it’s Denmark. It’s how you do. As they rode past, […]
One of the Best Places for High Tea in the Danish Capital ICONIC NIMB HOTEL NEXT TO TIVOLI IS A TREAT FOR TEATIME IN COPENHAGEN “Coffee? Tea? Me?” As an American living in Europe, I will be the first to admit that I am not an expert on tea time. I personally love a good […]
Tivoli is the 2nd oldest amusement park in the world, in operation since August 1843. In the world peeps! That is cool. And old. And cool! That’s because Tivoli is all sorts of charming in any season. And seasonal it is. Tivoli is not open all year round, but there is always time for Tivoli - let me walk you through the unique seasons at Tivoli Gardens.
Travel Blog Community SHARING TRAVEL STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD Cheers from here travel peeps. If you are in Northern Europe lately where we are, I hope you’ve been enjoying the beautiful weather. While not necessarily swimming at the beach (although some are) temperatures in Scandinavia, the skies have been blue and the sunshine shiny. […]