Tag Archives: Travel

Daunting Reputation

Ah, the Danes and their dragons!  I came across this gorgeous piece of architectural sculpture while cycling along Bredgade heading towards the Kastellet. In addition to being awed by the captured sense of power and movement, I love that the … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Rundetaarn

Top of my list of fabulous sights in Copenhagen is the Rundetaarn, located in the Latin Quarter of the city. Built between 1637 and 1642, it combines church, library and the earliest known European astronomy observatory into one building complex. … Continue reading

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I (cycle) CPH

I’ve been an urban cyclist since living in Frankfurt, Germany and while I’m certainly not a hardcore bike commuter, I do enjoy viewing new cities from the seatpost.  A recent trip to Copenhagen had me excited to be immersed into … Continue reading

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Living Wall depicts Europe’s blooms

The facade of the European Environmental Agency (EEA) in Copenhagen holds a graphic living map of Europe, planted with regional blooms. The living wall is actually a metal frame and grid, supporting a hydroponically irrigated array of felt pockets containing … Continue reading

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Paris by the numbers

As if there wasn’t enough eye candy to devour walking and cycling throughout Parisian neighborhoods, I played a scavenger hunt game with myself – to seek out building numbers. My goal was 1-12, to supplement an upcoming calendar project, but … Continue reading

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