Eye on the World: Copenhagen

written by | Posted on January 7th, 2014

This winter, we ventured to Scandinavia to explore the charming city of Copenhagen, with its beautiful, pedestrian-friendly streets, spectacular Christmas markets, and burgeoning food scene. Here’s a glimpse into our time in Denmark and our brief stay at Generator Copenhagen.

For more on Scandinavia, see Scandinavia Exposed from the January 2014 issue. For more on Generator, see Generator from the November 2013 issue.

Nyhavn features colorful old homes, which are now restaurants, that line the port. (Photo by Jack Daniel.)

Nyhavn features colorful old homes, which are now restaurants, that line the port. (Photo by Jack Daniel.)

Nyhavn is great for strolling and dining along the canal. (Photo by Jack Daniel.)

Nyhavn is great for strolling and dining along the canal. (Photo by Jack Daniel.)

A bird's eye-view of Nyhavn as the sun sets.

A bird's eye-view of Nyhavn as the sun sets.

Holiday decorations at the landmark Hotel d'Angleterre, set on Kongens Nytorv.

Holiday decorations at the landmark Hotel d'Angleterre, set on Kongens Nytorv.

Bikes are a common form of transportation in Copenhagen and a speedy way to get around town.

Bikes are a common form of transportation in Copenhagen and a speedy way to get around town.

Torvehallerne is a covered market where you can find anything from meats and cheese to fresh sushi, a wine bar and Danish treats.

Torvehallerne is a covered market where you can find anything from meats and cheese to fresh sushi, a wine bar and Danish treats.

The amusement park, Tivoli Gardens, is also the host of a stunning Christmas market.

The amusement park, Tivoli Gardens, is also the host of a stunning Christmas market.

The beautiful scenery in Copenhagen.

The beautiful scenery in Copenhagen.

The walk along Queen Louise's Bridge from inner Copenhagen to Norrebro.

The walk along Queen Louise's Bridge from inner Copenhagen to Norrebro.

Street art in Norrebro, which features a ton of trendy restaurants and shops.

Street art in Norrebro, which features a ton of trendy restaurants and shops.

The Assistens Cemetery is particularly known for the grave of Hans Christian Andersen, the famous Danish poet and author.

The Assistens Cemetery is particularly known for the grave of Hans Christian Andersen, the famous Danish poet and author.

Grod, which means porridge in Danish, offers Danish comfort food with a variety of unique types of porridge.

Grod, which means porridge in Danish, offers Danish comfort food with a variety of unique types of porridge.

Generator Copenhagen is set in the center of the city, near Copenhagen's largest square, Kongens Nytov.

Generator Copenhagen is set in the center of the city, near Copenhagen's largest square, Kongens Nytov.

Generator Copenhagen offers continental breakfast in its chic dining area for an additional fee.

Generator Copenhagen offers continental breakfast in its chic dining area for an additional fee.

Relax in one of the social spaces at Generator Copenhagen with views overlooking Copenhagen's charming streets.

Relax in one of the social spaces at Generator Copenhagen with views overlooking Copenhagen's charming streets.

Nyhavn features colorful old homes, which are now restaurants, that line the port. (Photo by Jack Daniel.)Nyhavn is great for strolling and dining along the canal. (Photo by Jack Daniel.)A bird's eye-view of Nyhavn as the sun sets.Holiday decorations at the landmark Hotel d'Angleterre, set on Kongens Nytorv.Bikes are a common form of transportation in Copenhagen and a speedy way to get around town.Torvehallerne is a covered market where you can find anything from meats and cheese to fresh sushi, a wine bar and Danish treats.The amusement park, Tivoli Gardens, is also the host of a stunning Christmas market.The beautiful scenery in Copenhagen.The walk along Queen Louise's Bridge from inner Copenhagen to Norrebro.Street art in Norrebro, which features a ton of trendy restaurants and shops.The Assistens Cemetery is particularly known for the grave of Hans Christian Andersen, the famous Danish poet and author.Grod, which means porridge in Danish, offers Danish comfort food with a variety of unique types of porridge.Generator Copenhagen is set in the center of the city, near Copenhagen's largest square, Kongens Nytov.Generator Copenhagen offers continental breakfast in its chic dining area for an additional fee.Relax in one of the social spaces at Generator Copenhagen with views overlooking Copenhagen's charming streets.