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Afternoon in Sweden

One of the great things about being in Copenhagen is that you are just across the Kattegat, the sea that separates Denmark from Sweden. So, I decided to take an afternoon trip to Malmo, Sweden’s third largest city.   The trip is really easy and fast, in fact. With trains departing and returning every 20-minutes, you can purchase a round trip journey for just about $27.00 US. The trains are nice, fast and only make a few stops before heading over the Øresund Bridge (known locally as Øresundsbron). According to About.com: The Øresund Bridge (locally called...
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Sailing the Canals

Easter Sunday started with me not only being a little hungover, but also hungry! And what did i crave? A burger! My great hosts I am renting a flat from suggested I try this specialty burger joing, Cocks & Cows, in downtown Copenhagen near the canals. It was terrific — and filling too! I had a huge burger with cheddar and bacon and washed it down with a beer and large Coke Zero, my new favorite drink!   After my Easter meal, I walked around the curvy downtown streets with neighborhoods filled with shops, cafes and restaurants – most of them were closed...
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Happy Easter fra København

That’s Happy Easter from Copenhagen in Danish! When I first planned the trip, I didn’t realize I was going to be in Copenhagen for Easter. For the holiday, everything is pretty much closed from Thursday until the following Monday. Oh well. The flight from St. Petersburg was relatively quick. After being out pretty late in Russia, I headed to the airport to catch the 1.5-hour flight to Copenhagen, Denmark. I arrived to cold temperatures and snow! I thought it was cold in Russia; I thought it was expensive in Russia. Things are definelty on the uptick in the...