Hamburg

Two weeks ago, I received an email from DSB (Danish railways) asking if I would be interested in taking the train to Hamburg to photograph the city for them. Discovering new cities and doing so with a camera around my neck is pretty much my favourite thing to do for work, so I jumped at the opportunity. Just a few days later I found myself on the Central Station ...

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Dubai

Honestly, I don't know if I'm ever going back to Dubai. I think, for me, it was probably a once in a lifetime experience. But that doesn't change the fact that Dubai is a spectacular place, one of a kind. It was overwhelming, mind-blowing, thought-provoking and definitely over the top — exactly how I had imagined it. And of course it was much more than that, because there are always two sides to every story, city and people ...

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Road trip in Central Italy

A few months ago (yes — this blog post is long overdue), we took a road trip around Central Italy, driving through the three regions Umbria, Tuscany and Marche. I hadn't been to Italy since going to Rome with my high school class, and I had forgotten how much I that country — the light, the people, the language and the food, of course ...

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Paris

I love Paris for many reasons. I love that the city is so picturesque and not just in the touristy parts of town. I love that the Parisians' English is still generally so bad it forces me to speak the French I've almost forgotten. I love that Paris has been the world's most fashionable destination for hundreds of years but still kept its charm ...

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Hotel sp34

Despite being a capital with an abundance of great design, finding a beautiful and affordable hotel to stay at is not necessarily that easy here in Copenhagen. Most of these come with a price tag or a location that is a bit too far out in case you're just in town for a few days and don't want to spend too much precious time on the subway. Which is why this relatively new Hotel SP34 is a great choice ...

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Swiss alps with Olympus

A couple of months ago, I received an email asking if I wanted to go to Madeira for a weekend to shoot with a new Olympus camera and share some of the photos on Instagram. Beautiful weather, sandy beaches and Portuguese specialities during what feels like the longest Danish winter in a long time? Yes, please! However, just a couple of weeks before departure, our destination was changed ...

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Mielcke & Hurtigkarl

Recently, I did a guide to the most beautiful design restaurants in town for Copenhagen Food and included Mielcke & Hurtigkarl, a heavy weight in the Copenhagen restaurant scene. When they asked if I wanted to come by one evening and taste the menu, I was excited to say the least. Praising reviews of this place are everywhere online ...

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Stockholm

I'm not sure if it's the beautiful forest lakes surrounded by red-painted houses, the fashionable Swedes or just that our neighbours always seem to be on the forefront of a lot of things, but Sweden has always fascinated me. Whether it's in politics, design, or food trends, the Swedes know what they're doing, and even though the political correctness is somewhat of a running joke here in Denmark, I often find it quite admirable. So, ever since I got lost in Knausgård's books about his life in Sweden ...

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Botanical Garden

There is something magical about botanical gardens, and this one in the center of Copenhagen is no exception. Ever since I went here on an overcast day this Spring to shoot it for an Instagram guide to Copenhagen for Guided by Cereal (some of you might recognize the first photo in this post), I have been meaning to go back and take some photos of the greenhouses from the inside ...

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Café Auto

Quite often, when I'm making lists of places I want to include in guides to Copenhagen for different types of medias, I go out of my way to mention only the very best. The best coffee, the most beautiful and trendy café, the restaurant serving the tastiest Nordic dishes ...

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Round Tower

Back in Copenhagen. Back to real life, overpriced coffee, everyone looking beautiful and exactly the same, dark afternoons and freezing nights, quiet streets in the city center and a very low-key ambiance all over the city. No more wonderfully weird New Yorkers, no more exploring new neighborhoods, no more of that breathtaking skyline as a constant reminder of the many different lives in that huge city ...

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