Editor’s Top Finds of 2016: Escaping the Cold Weather!

January 3, 2017

Happy New Year! We TrailblazerGirls love being outdoors, but this cold weather has us dreaming of a nice, warm day in the sun. The TrailblazerGirl team wants to share their top 3 picks from the 2016 reviews for ways to escape the cold weather. First off, check out the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark. […]

Top Getaways of 2016

December 14, 2016

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2016 reviews in the Getaway category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…the Tree House at Imanta Resorts, an over-the-top, luxury treehouse in Mexico. Rounding out the top-3 were Hamlet’s […]

Tivoli Gardens

August 1, 2016

Bring out your inner child at the second oldest amusement park in the world! Opened in 1843, it’s Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark (Denmark also holds the place as the oldest park with Dyrehavsbakken, just 10 km north of Copenhagen). At Tivoli, you can spend the day on classic carnival rides, enjoy pantomime shows, dine […]

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

July 29, 2016

The other Louisiana. While most Americans may think of the state of Louisiana, a visit to the Louisiana Museum will give you a whole new frame of mind (in more ways than one!) and is an absolute must when in Denmark! The name comes from the original villa owner’s three wives that were all named […]

Kronborg Castle

July 28, 2016

To be or not to be. This is the question: should I visit Kronborg Castle in Helsingør, Denmark? And the answer is absolutely yes! And if the question is when, then the answer is right now as Hamlet Live is going on this summer through the end of August. Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the […]

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

July 27, 2016

An impressive building for an impressive collection. The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek is an art museum in central Copenhagen that was founded by Carl Jacobsen, the owner of the Carlsberg Breweries, the fifth largest brewery group in the world. Since its opening to the public in 1897, the museum houses over 10,000 works of art, spanning […]

Christiansborg Palace

July 26, 2016

Third time’s a charm! After suffering 2 major fires, Christiansborg Palace now stands proudly on Slotsholmen (Castle Island) in the middle of Denmark’s capital city of Copenhagen. Originally built in 1740, as the extravagant palace of Christian VI, the current structure dates back to 1928 and is now home to the Danish parliament (Folketinget), the […]

Strömma Denmark: Hop On Hop Off Bus and Boat Tours

July 25, 2016

Explore the capital city of Denmark, Copenhagen, from its humble beginnings as a Viking fishing village founded in the 10th century to being the most populated city in Denmark. One of the best ways to learn about this wonderful city is to take the Hop On Hop Off Bus and Boat Tours from our friends […]

Total Solar Eclipse, Faroe Islands

February 24, 2015

Coming March 20, 2015. Looking for an event that’s out of the ordinary? How about a solar eclipse? To be more specific, check out a TOTAL solar eclipse from the Faroe Islands, an island group about halfway between Iceland and Norway. Apparently, total solar eclipses occur once every one to two years but are only […]