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Extended Travel: Louisiana MoMA, Humlebæk, Denmark

Image by Benita Hussain

Built into the former estate and villa of a man whose three wives were named Louise is the most-visited museum in Denmark. The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, located 35 km north of Copenhagen, consistently captures the international modern and contemporary art world’s zeitgeist to a surprising degree considering its rural location in Humlebæk.   Overlooking the Øresund Sound (on ... Read More »

2 Days in: Skagen, Denmark

By Benita Hussain

“This country is mild, smiling, fantastic, mighty, wild, wonderful and awe-inspiring.  It is Skagen–There is no other place on the face of this earth like it.”   Norwegian painter Christian Krohg may have used one too many superlatives when describing the northernmost city of Denmark’s Jylland peninsula; however, anyone who visits Skagen will understand how a more lyrical description would ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to…The Roskilde Festival

Photo by: Klavs Bo Christensen/ROCKPHOTO

Oh, how we love Denmark.  Where else besides the multi-day Roskilde Festival can you experience some of the biggest names in music and its notable up-and-comers, skate on half-pipes, go fishing, take a dip, post some mail, fill your prescriptions, shop for groceries, do your laundry, and have your electric car battery recharged alongside 100,000 like-minded fans?  Plus, because it is ... Read More »

2 Days In: Århus, Denmark

Århus by night

Århus, Denmark is a city full of dichotomy. It is both the oldest city in Scandinavia (dating back before 770 AD) and the one with the youngest population (due in part to the large and popular Århus University); a city that is building for the future without forgetting its past. As the second largest city in Denmark, Århus is often ... Read More »

Meet Me in Trollhattan

Film i Vast, Trollhattan, Sweden

When you’re a Danish director afraid of flying, how do you go on location? Lars von Trier — the controversial director of ‘The Antichrist‘ — has found the answer in the small Swedish city of Trollhatten, just a short train (or a ferry and a car ride) away from his home in Copenhagen.   The city with the strange name ... Read More »

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