Copenhagen’s Kongens Nytorv

Copenhagen’s Kongens Nytorv, originally uploaded by Ralph Grizzle. Or the King’s “New Square” as seen from Hotel D’Angleterre, one of the world’s oldest hotels. The colorful buildings make up Nyhavn, popular with locals and tourists.

Meeting In Mingan

I never suspected that I would come face-to-face with Canada’s aboriginal people, but that’s just what happened on the day I visited tiny Havre-Saint-Pierre. On a tour offered to cruise passengers, I visited the Innu people, and it turned out to be one of the most interesting tours of my life. Not to be confused… [Read More]

Copenhagen Hotels: Scandic Palace


Editor’s Choice: Best ‘Four-Star’ Hotel The Facts: In the spring of 2009 Scandic Hotels breathed new life into the renowned Palace Hotel at City Hall Square. The long-established landmark and hotel, built in 1910, got a complete make-over to its rooms, restaurant, bar and lobby area.

Copenhagen Hotels: Scandic Copenhagen


Editor’s Choice: Copenhagen’s ‘Greenest’ Hotel The Facts: Like all properties in the Scandic chain, Scandic Copenhagen takes its corporate responsibility seriously. For example, the Scandic chain used to transport 4 million bottles of water annually to its hotels. That was unsustainable, management felt, which is why the chain now invests in the best water there… [Read More]

Copenhagen Hotels: Radisson SAS Scandinavia


Editor’s Choice: Denmark’s Largest Hotel Facts: As Denmark’s largest hotel, the Radisson SAS Scandinavia Hotel provides spectacular views of Copenhagen from its upper floors. The hotel features Casino Copenhagen as well as four restaurants: the 25th-floor Dining Room restaurant, with outstanding views; an international kitchen, Mamas & Papas; a classic Japanese restaurant, Kyoto; and one… [Read More]

Copenhagen Hotels: Radisson SAS Royal


Editor’s Choice: Copenhagen’s Best ‘Design’ Hotel Facts: One of three Radisson SAS hotels in Copenhagen, the five-star Radisson SAS Royal is a registered historic building for the work of renowned Danish designer Arne Jacobsen, who designed not only the building — Copenhagen’s first skyscraper at 20 stories — but also most of the furnishings within… [Read More]