As our mini road trip was winding down, we had one last stop to make in Denmark. My friend’s mother is a travel agent, and she suggested that we stop in Ribe, the oldest town in Denmark with a Viking history. It was well worth it and I loved the old, enchanting buildings, decorative doors, and walkable streets. The town has an educational Viking Centre, and they offer walking tours for those who have more time. (more…)
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Food is an essential piece of the culture puzzle. To know a culture, I think you have to know its food. While a hot dog is probably not something you’d normally write home about, I must say, the Danish hot dog won me over. (more…)
While in northern Germany visiting my friend Stella, we planned an epic road trip. Okay well, semi-epic, because it was only for a day; but we packed a lot in during those 12 hours. We drove about 2 hours to the coast to head over to the island of Sylt. From my understanding, it’s sort of like the Hamptons in New York- the rich and famous vacation here in the summer. I remind you that it wasn’t exactly beach weather when I was there in November, however, I was actually very excited about transportation to the island. (more…)
On a day trip to Denmark, we stopped in the small town of Ribe. Once a viking town and considered the oldest town in Denmark, Ribe Cathedral dates back to the early 1100s. It’s hard to grasp just how old all of the buildings are. The brick structure pictured is one of my favorites- it’s an inn. How fun would it be to stay there?