‘Hygge’ and the Allure of Scandinavia – 6 cities you’ll want to visit

Today I have my dear friend Richelle Z. sharing about her love and knowledge of Scandinavia.  Richelle is from the Midwest (she was my R.A. in college!), but is now living and working in the UK.  She has traveled extensively throughout Europe and Asia.  Thanks so much, Richelle! ____________________________________________________________ The idea of ‘hygge’ has been everywhere these days (Google it- the results will surprise you!). You can read books about this Danish art of living, raise your children in accordance with this philosophy, cook …

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Off the Beaten Path in London

What to see after you’ve hit all the major tourist sites {I’m so excited to have Richelle back with us today.  Richelle is currently living in London and is totally in love with her city.  Here she shares with us some great trips for our 2nd or 3rd trip to London.  I can’t wait to check out some of these parks and museums on my next trip.  Thanks so much, Richelle.} London is a city of endless possibility. It’s the world’s …

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A long weekend in Denmark in 10 photos (part 2)

Hi everyone!  I’m back with photos 6 through 10 of Richelle’s trip to Denmark.  You can check out Part 1 here.       6. Copenhagen also has a Changing of the Guard Ceremony (just like London!), and it’s pretty neat.  You can actually get pretty close to the Guards as they walk aroung the Amalienborg plaza, unlike the guards at Buckingham Palace in London, who are restricted behind the palace gates.   7. It wouldn’t be a proper trip …

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