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A shopping guide for backpackers visiting Copenhagen

Shopping while you're jet-setting can easily become a chore especially when you're in an unfamiliar city and you don't have time to look for all the right places for some new threads. So we called on fashion blogger Joen Falsner of StayClassy.Dk for his tips on where to shop on a budget -  he's even thrown his recommendations for a post-shopping bite and drinks. Check it out.Cliff notesTop 5 places to shop on a budgetUrban Outfitters | You'll find something unique and it's good value for moneySamsøe & Samsøe in the Illum Dept. store |  Perfect place for a good...
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Copenhagen’s Top 4 beaches by Virtual Wayfarer

 Granted, Copenhagen isn't exactly top of the list for a beach holiday but it doesn't mean you won't find beautiful beaches! On your next visit (hopefully this summer), we think you should consider a dip in Nordic waters. So we asked Copenhagen based travel blogger and photographer: Virtual Wayfarer, to share the city's best beaches. Venture below for his take.Cliff notesTop 4 beachesAmager Standpark | Clear waters, warm and quite shallow Island Brygge |  It's a harbour... a great pace to relax in the sun. Also great if you want to go diving tooBellevue Beach | This beach has the...
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The best music festivals in Copenhagen this Summer

During the last decade or so Denmark has steadily been building a reputation for staging some great events. If you've already danced at Creamfields, jumped at Reading and moshed at Download, Copenhagen should be next on your list of places to visit for festivals. This is our guide to the hottest events, DJs and bands at music festivals in Copenhagen this Summer.Roskilde – 29th June-6th JulyLocations: RoskildeOne of the largest festivals in Europe, Roskilde is an absolute must see for the discerning music lover.  The artists on show range from classic rock to hip-hop to the doomiest metal, all...
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The Best Christmas Markets in Copenhagen

If you are not in fine festive spirit by the time you get to Copenhagen for your December getaway you will be very soon. The whole city is decked out in glittery fairy lights, full of merry shoppers and will probably have snowed as well! If you are still not quite feeling it then visit one of the city’s many Christmas Markets, savour the tasty treats on offer and spend some cash on last minute presents.Tivoli Christmas Market 15 November – 31 December 2013We probably don’t need to tell you to go to Tivoli Gardens as it is one...
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Top Films To See At MIX CPH

Film festivals can be fun, thought provoking affairs. In CPH there are none more so than one of the oldest and biggest: CPH MIX. This celebration and dissection of LGBT issues and culture offers consistently high standard and variety of films submitted is stunning.One of the biggest highlights is the Lili Prize. This is named after the first person to ever undergo gender reassignment surgery and is awarded to the best in each category, like best feature, best documentary and so on.But how to you choose what to see? Here is a selection that we think are worth looking...

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