“Cleverness and wisdom are as different as are the circuitous passages of a labyrinth and the straight, upward flight of a bird.” – Evangeline Walton

Evangeline Walton is an American writer, best known for writing four novels retelling the Welsh Mabinogi; eleven medieval Welsh tales otherwise known as the ‘native tales’ which draw upon the mystical word of the Celtic people intertwining myths, folklore, tradition and history. Built on the mountain throne of a giant, and visited by the devil there is…

“Every man’s life is a fairytale’ – Hans Christian Andersen

I decided to write a short piece about H. C. Andersen as a factual recount of major dates and achievements to accompany the Copenhagen pages; it is simply not possible to arrive in Denmark and not hear mention of Andersen. However, I have discovered that writing a dispassionate account of H. C. Andersen is not…

” The world is becoming a global village.” – Enock Maregesi

Enock Maregesi is an award winning Tanzanian novelist who wrote that, ‘the world is becoming a global village,’ about the international drugs trade. But the fact that the world is becoming smaller also has great benefits. In 2000 the Oresundsbron bridge was opened between Denmark and Sweden. Both the Danes and the Swedes are proud…

“Pleasure disappoints, possibly never.’ – Soren Kierkegaard

Taking the train from the airport couldn’t be easier. When you arrive in copenhagen airport, follow signs to the exit and you will find the train platforms. As a native of central London, this train journey was an unusually pleasant experience; clean, quiet and straightforward.. what more could you ask for? Hotel: anyone visiting here…