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Christmas Market at Amagertorv

Christmas market

In December, there are several Christmas markets in Copenhagen.
By Amagertorv in the center of Copenhagen there is one of the largest Christmas markets. Here you will find various stalls where you can buy clothes, Christmas decorations, furs and other Christmas goodies. Additionally, there are some food stands from Germany, Italy, France and Denmark, which sells hot food and drink. Some have a decidedly delicatessen stall that sells sausages, cheese and many other high quality.

Christmas market

My own experience: Every year I look past the Christmas market, which is very cozy. It is a pleasure to walk around and look at the various stalls and taste a bit of food. It is a place that I can highly recommend.

Christmas market

In Danish: I December måned, er der adskillige julemarkeder i København.
Ved Amagertorv i centrum af København ligger et af de største julemarkeder.
Her finder du forskellige boder hvor der sælges tøj, julepynt, pelse og andre julegodter. Derudover er der en del madboder fra Tyskland, Italien, Frankrig og Danmark, der sælger varmt mad og drikke. Enkelte har en decideret delikatesse bod, der sælger pølser, ost og meget andet af høj kvalitet.

Christmas market

Mine egne erfaringer: Hvert år kigger jeg forbi julemarkedet, som er meget hyggeligt. Det er en fornøjelse at gå rundt og kigge på de forskellige boder, og smage lidt på maden. Det er et sted som jeg varmt kan anbefale.

Facts: Christmas Market, at Amagertorv, 1160 Copenhagen K.

Boulebar

BoulebarIn the center of Copenhagen French sports bar open recently. The bar offers indoor petanque and dinning.

The place has 2 floors and offers several petanque courts in the basement and ground floors. Boulebar have staff that walks around and give a helping hand at petanque courts.

On both floors there is a bar which serves classic French wines, champagnes and classic dishes from France. Such as mussels, oysters, meat dishes, salads and soups.

My own experience: I attended the opening of Boulebar where I was served champagne, tasty and great oysters and mussels. It is a cozy place that is centrally located in Copenhagen. It is an obvious place to visit if you want to be together in a slightly different way.

In Danish: I centrum af København åbnede en fransk sportsbar som også byder på indendørs petanquebane og spisning.

Stedet er i 2 etager og byder på flere petanquebaner i kælderen og i stuen. Boulebar har medarbejder der går rundt og lige giver en hjælpende hånd ved petanquebanerne.

På begge etager findes der et bar, der servere klassiske franske vine, champagne og klassiske retter fra Frankrig. Så blåmuslinger, østers, kødretter, salater og supper.

Mine egne erfaringer: Jeg deltog i åbningen af Boulebar, hvor jeg fik serveret champagne,
velsmagende og stor østers og blåmuslinger. Det er et hyggeligt sted der ligger centralt i
København. Det er et oplagt sted at besøge, hvis du gerne vil være sammen på en lidt anden måde.

Facts: Boulebar, Nørregade 18, 1165 Copenhagen K, phone: + 45 82 82 08 00,
web: www.boulebar.dk

Gem

Gem

Danish Cosiness

Danish cosinessDenmark is known for the concept of “Danish cosiness”.

It is a social event where you meet with one or more friends or college to drink a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and chat. It’s usual informal and anything and everything is being talked about.

This social event takes place year round. In winter, it is often in a café / restaurant or private homes. In the summer, often takes place at one of Copenhagen’s many café and restaurants that offer outdoor seating.

Torvehallerne has become a popular place where you meet over a glass of wine and chat. There are a few food and wine / cocktail stalls and many tables with benches where you can enjoy wine in comfortable surroundings.

My own experience: In the summer I enjoy meeting with friends at Torvehallerne. The good weather and a glass is a perfect end to the day.

In Danish: Danmark er kendt for begrebet ”Dansk hygge”.

Det er en social event, hvor du mødes sammen med en eller flere, drikker en kop kaffe eller et glas vin og sludre. Stemningen er uformel og der bliver snakket om stort og småt.

Denne sociale event finder sted året rundt. Om vinteren foregår det ofte på en café/restaurant og private hjem. Om sommeren foregår ofte på en af byens mange café og restauranter, der tilbyde udendørs servering.

Torvehallerne er blevet et populært sted, hvor du mødes over et glas vin og sludre. Der er et par mad og vin/cocktail boder og mange borde med bænke, hvor du kan nyde vin i behagelige
omgivelser.

Mine egne erfaringer: Om sommeren nyder jeg at møde med venner ved Torvehallerne. Det gode vejr og et glas er en perfekt afslutning på dagen.

Facts: Torvehallerne, Frederiksborggade 21, 1360 Copenhagen K, phone: 70 10 60 70,
web: http://torvehallernekbh.dk

Sushi Course For Beginners

Zoë EscherI have for many years cultivated the Japanese martial arts kendo at the elite level.
In 2004, I traveled to Japan on a training camp in Tokyo. After training, I was invited by the teacher to dine at one of Tokyo’s many good sushi restaurants.
It was an eye-opener. Japanese sushi tastes of much more, and typically the Japanese sushi restaurants 20 different fish on the menu.

In 2006 I traveled to Los Angeles, where I was trained to become sushi chef and Sake Sommelier at California Sushi Academy. As part of the training I also learned to make many different traditional dishes in Japanese cuisine.
The course was led by the highly acclaimed Japanese sushi chef Toshi Sugiura, who is also celebrity chef in Hollywood and judge at the sushi competitions in Japan.

During my stay I made catering at celebrities in Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Brentwood and film companies in Hollywood.

Today, I teach various cooking classes for business adults and children. Sushi course for beginners and Sushi Course for children (10-15 years) will be held in Danish and English several times during a month.

I also do
private dining such af staff food to 2 Michelin restaurant Geranium in Copenhagen.

Below you will find the calendar view for the courses.

Sushikursus for børn (10-15 år)
Read about the course (in Danish)

Sunday 30 August 2015 from 12.00-14.00 at Peder Lykke skolen, Brydes Alle 25, 2300
Copenhagen S. Registration deadline : Tuesday 25 August 2015
Price per persons 380 Danish kr. Book 1 spot and by two persons cost 760 Danish kr. Book 2 spot

Sunday 25 October 2015 at 12.00-14.00 at Skolen på Islands Brygge, Artillerivej 57, 2300
Copenhagen S. Registration deadline: Tuesday den 20 October 2015
Price per persons 380 Danish kr. Book 1 spot and by two persons cost 760 Danish kr. Book 2 spots

Sunday  6 December 2015 at 12.00-14.00 at Peder Lykke skolen, Brydes Alle 25, 2300
Copenhagen S. Registration deadline: Tuesday 1 December 2015
Price per persons 380 Danish kr. Book 1 spot and by two persons cost 760 Danish kr. Book 2 spot

Sushikursus for beginners
Read about the course (In Danish)

Sunday 16 August 2015 at 15.00-17.00 at Peder Lykke skolen, Brydes Alle 25, 2300 Copenhagen S. Registration deadline: Tuesday 11 August 2015
Price per persons 595 Danish kr. Book 1 spot and by two persons cost 1109 Danish kr. Book 2 posts

Sunday 13 September 2015 at 15.00-17.00 at Peder Lykke skolen, Brydes Alle 25, 2300 Copenhagen S. Registration deadline: Tuesday 8 September 2015
Price per persons 595 Danish kr. Book 1 spot and by two persons cost 1109 Danish kr. Book 2 posts

Sunday 27 September 2015 at 15.00-17.00 at Peder Lykke skolen, Brydes Alle 25, 2300 Copenhagen S. Registration deadline: Tuesday 22 September 2015
Price per persons 595 Danish kr. Book 1 spot and by two persons cost 1109 Danish kr. Book 2 posts

Sunday 11 Oktober 2015 at 15.00-17.00 at Peder Lykke skolen, Brydes Alle 25, 2300 Copenhagen S. Registration deadline: Tuesday 6 October 2015
Price per persons 595 Danish kr. Book 1 spot and by two persons cost 1109 Danish kr. Book 2 posts

Sunday 25 Oktober 2015 at 15.00-17.00 at Skolen at Islands Brygge, Artillerivej 57, 2300 Copenhagen S. Registration deadline: Tuesday 20 October 2015
Price per persons 595 Danish kr. Book 1 spot and by two persons cost 1109 Danish kr. Book 2 posts

Sunday 8 November 2015 at 15.00-17.00 at Peder Lykke skolen, Brydes Alle 25, 2300 Copenhagen S. Registration deadline: Tuesday 3 November 2015
Price per persons 595 Danish kr. Book 1 spot and by two persons cost 1109 Danish kr. Book 2 posts

Sunday 22 November 2015 at 12.00-14.00 at Peder Lykke skolen, Brydes Alle 25, 2300 Copenhagen S. Registration deadline: Tuesday 17 November 2015
Price per persons 595 Danish kr. Book 1 spot and by two persons cost 1109 Danish kr. Book 2 posts

Sunday 13 December 2015 at 15.30-17.30 at Peder Lykke skolen, Brydes Alle 25, 2300 Copenhagen S. Registration deadline: Tuesday 8 December 2015
Price per persons 595 Danish kr. Book 1 spot and by two persons cost 1109 Danish kr. Book 2 posts
FutomakiIn Danish: Jeg har i mange år dyrket den japanske kampsport kendo på eliteplan.

I 2004 rejste jeg til Japan på et træningsophold i Tokyo. Efter træning, blev jeg inviteret ud og spise af lærerne på en af byens mange gode sushirestauranter.
Det var en eye-opener. Japansk sushi smager af meget mere, og typisk har de japanske sushirestauranter 20 forskellige fisk på menukortet.

I 2006 rejste jeg til Los Angeles, hvor jeg blev uddannet til sushikok og Sake Sommelier hos California Sushi Academy. Som en del af uddannelsen lærte jeg også, at lave mange forskellige traditionelle retter indenfor det japanske køkken.
Kurset blev ledet af den meget anerkendte, japanske instruktør Toshi Sugiura, som også er kendiskok i Hollywood og dommer ved sushikonkurrencer i Japan.

Under mit ophold lavede jeg catering hos kendisser i Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Brentwood og filmselskaber i Hollywood.

I dag underviser jeg forskellige madlavningskurser for virksomheder, voksne og børn. Sushikursus for begyndere og Sushikursus for børn (10-15 år) afholdes på dansk og engelsk adskillige gange om måneden.

Jeg laver også privat dining som f.eks. personalemad til Michelin-restauranten Geranium i København.

For oven finder du kalenderoversigten for kurserne.

Facts: Sakana by Zoë Escher, http://zoeescher.com, email: info@sakana.dk

The Playhouse

The playhousePlayhouse which lies to the water at Kvæghusbroen was built in 2007. The Playhouse is a
theater house for the Royal Theatre. The playhouse has 3 scenes with seating for 650, 200 and 100 guests.

In summer there are quite a few who visit the Playhouse to enjoy the good weather along the pier or eat an outdoor lunch.

My own experience: I have not yet visited the playhouse. If you are looking for a theatrical
performance or a place where you can enjoy the sun, it is a place which I can highly
recommend.

Skuespilhuset der ligger til vandet ved Kvæghusbroen blev bygget i 2007. Skuespilhuset er et teaterhus for det kongelige teater. Skuespilhuset har 3 scener med plads til 650, 200 og 100 tilskuer.

Om sommeren er der en del der kigger forbi skuespilhuset for, at nyde det gode vejr langs
kajen eller en spise en udendørs frokost.

Mine egne erfaringer: Jeg har endnu ikke besøgt skuespillerhuset, men hvis du er på udkig efter en teaterforestilling eller et sted, hvor du kan nyde solen, er det sted som jeg varmt kan
anbefale.

Facts: Skuespilhuset, Sankt Annæ Pl. 36, 1250 Copenhagen K, phone: +45 33 69 69 69,
web: https://kglteater.dk/

Copenhagen Zoo

Copenhagen ZooCopenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is the oldest Zoo in Europe. Copenhagen Zoo has 3000 animals of 264 species.
It is a Zoo which has a strong focus on animal welfare, where the animals are challenged with various activities during the day, so they do not get bored.

Over the years, Copenhagen Zoo made various efforts such as creating a new elephant house with a large outdoor area. Expanded and improved polar bear plant for animal welfare.
Copenhagen Zoo is organizing various activities for children and their families, activities that give a
fascinating insight into the lives of animals.

My own experience: I have visited Copenhagen Zoo several times both as a child and adult. It is a Zoo that I like very much and that has given many exciting experiences. I highly recommend the Copenhagen Zoo.

In Danish: Københavns Zoo blev grundlagt i 1859 og det er den ældste have i Europa. Zoologisk have har 3000 dyr fordelt på 264 arter.
Det er en have som har stor fokus på dyrenes velfærd, hvor dyrene bliver udfordret med forskellige aktiviteter i løbet af dagen, så de ikke kommer til at kede sig.

I gennem årene har København Zoo lavet forskellige tiltag såsom at lave et nyt elefanthus med et stort udendørs område. Udbygget og forbedret isbjørnens anlæg til dyrenes trivsel.
Københavns Zoo afholder mange forskellige aktiviteter for børn og deres familie, aktiviteter der giver et spændende indblik i dyrenes liv.

Mine egne erfaringer: Jeg har besøgt Københavns Zoo adskillige gange både som barn og voksen. Det er en have som jeg holder meget af og, som har givet mange spændende oplevelser. Jeg kan varmt anbefale Københavns Zoo.

Fact: Copenhagen Zoo, Roskildevej 32, 2000 Frederiksberg, phone: +45 72 20 02 00,
web: www.zoo.dk

Theater House Glassalen in Tivoli

GlassalenTivoli has a large theater house also called Glass Hall from 1833. The house was burned down in 1944 and later rebuilt in 1946 done by the architectur Poul Henningsen. Theater house is used for theater, musicals, revues and much more.

The theater has 967 seats and is open all year even if Tivoli is closed in periods.

You can find the program here

My own experience: I have seen a few theaters in the theater house in Tivoli. The building has a nice atmosphere. It is a theater house which I highly recommend.

In Danish: I Tivoli ligger der et stort teaterhus også kaldet Glassalen fra 1833. Huset blev
nedbrændt i 1944 og sidenhen genopbygget i 1946, bag den arkitektonisk bygning finder Poul
Henningsen. Teaterhuset bliver brugt til bl.a. teater, musicals, revy’er og meget andet.

Teaterhuset har 967 siddepladser og er åben året rundt også selvom Tivoli holder lukket i
perioder.

Du finder programmet for deres forestillinger her

Mine egne erfaringer: Jeg har set et par forestillinger i Glassalen, og bygningen har et dejligt
atmosfære. Det er et teaterhus som jeg varmt kan anbefale.

Facts: Teaterhuset Glassalen, Tivoli, Vesterbrogade 3, 1630 Copenhagen V, phone: +45 33 15 10 01, web: www.tivoli.dk/

Ice Skating

Ice skating

In winter you can skate in Copenhagen.

For many years there has been a circular ice rink around Kongens Nytorv. It has for many years been a huge success because of the location and the beautiful view of Hotel d’Angleterre which is decorated for Christmas.

One of the ice rinks which is very popular is the ice rink located in Frederiksberg Circus is 30×40 meters. The ice rink is located in beautiful surroundings on the one hand, you have Frederiksberg garden with its small paths, gazebos and Frederiksberg Castle. It is an experience for both children and adults.

It is allowed to use the rink even skate rental are closed. In Danish: Om vinteren kan du løbe på skøjter i København.

My own experience: I love ice skating but I have been ice skating at Frederiksberg runddel. It is a very popular place during Winter.

In Danish: I mange år har der ligget en cirkelformet skøjtebane rundt om Kongens Nytorv. Den har i mange år været en tilløbstykke på grund af placeringen, og den smukke udsigt til hotel d’Angleterre som er pyntet op ved juletid.

Et af de skøjtebaner som er meget populær er skøjtebanen som ligger på Frederiksberg Runddel der er 30 x 40 meter. Skøjtebanen ligger i smukke omgivelser på den ene side har du Frederiksberg have med sine små stier, lysthuse og Frederiksberg Slot. Det er en oplevelse for både børn og voksne.

Det er tilladt at bruge skøjtebanen selvom skøjteudlejningen holder lukket.

Min egne erfaringer: Jeg er meget glad for at løbe på skøjter. Dog, har jeg løbet ved Frederiksberg runddel, men det er et populært sted om vinteren.

Facts: Ice Skating, Frederiksberg, 2000 Frederiksberg

National Football Stadium Parken

 National football stadium Parken

The park was open in 1990 and has since then been Denmark’s national stadium.
The park is the largest football stadium located in the district Østerbro in Copenhagen.
On the football stadium many national team matches and league matches has been played.
Additionally big concerts with international stars such as Madonna, Justin Timberlake and
various other types of shows is held during a year.

My own experience: I have been in the park for a concert. The frames are perfect if you want to experience a football game or a concert.

In Danish: Parken blev indviet i 1990 og har siden da været Danmarks national stadion.
Parken er Danmarks største fodboldstadion som ligger i bydelen Østerbro i København.
På fodboldstadiet spilles mange landsholdskampe og superliga kampe. Derudover afholdes store koncerter med internationale stjerner såsom Madonna, Justin Timberlake og forskellige andre typer shows.

Min egne erfaringer: Jeg har været i Parken til koncert. Rammerne er helt perfekt, hvis du gerne vil opleve en fodboldkamp eller en koncert.

Facts: National football stadiun Parken, Per Henrik Lings Allé 2, 2100 København Ø, phone: +45 35 43 31 31, web: http://parken.dk/

The Pump House

The Pump House

The pump housing is a concert hall which has existed since 1859. For many years, it was only the upper floor was used for concerts, and here there is room for 600 guests.
In 2011, the basement was made for concert and here there is room for 400 guests.

In the years there have been played many concerts, and the house has been visited by Danish and international musicians.

My own experience: I have a few years ago attended a concert in the pump housing. It is a really good concert which I can highly recommend.

In Danish: Pumpehuset er et koncerthus som har eksisteret siden 1859. I mange år, var det kun den øverste etage der blev brugt til koncerter, og her er der plads til 600 gæster.
I 2011 blev underetagen lavet til koncertsal og her er der plads til 400 gæster.

I gennem årene er der blevet spillet mange koncerter, og huset har haft besøg af danske såvel internationale musikere.

Mine egne erfaringer: Jeg har for en del år siden været til koncert i Pumpehuset. Det er et rigtig godt koncerthus som jeg varmt kan anbefale.

Facts: The Pump Housing, Studiestæde 52, 1554 Copenhagen V, phone: +45 33 93 19 60,
web: http://pumpehuset.dk/