copenhagen travel guide

A comprehensive Copenhagen travel guide for first-timers

The name Copenhagen exudes a sense of whimsical charm, much like the city’s picturesque streets that tell tales of a prosperous, bygone era while embracing modernity with open arms. Nestled where the Baltic meets the North Sea, this Danish haven is a harmonious blend of the old and the new, making it a magnet for wanderers seeking a taste of its unique culture. As you step into Copenhagen, you’re greeted by a kaleidoscope of colors from the quaint houses of Nyhavn, juxtaposed against the sleek and modern architecture that dots the city’s skyline. The aroma of freshly baked Danish pastries …

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Sailing to Marina di Loano — a coastal Italian adventure

The sun had barely risen, casting a soft golden hue over the horizon, as we embarked on our journey from Cavi and Marina degli Aregai to Marina di Loano. The gentle hum of the boat’s engine as we exited the harbor and the rhythmic lapping of the waves set the tone for what was to be an unforgettable voyage along Italy’s mesmerizing coastline. As we sailed, the coastline unfurled like a beautifully illustrated map, revealing its secrets one by one. The most captivating of these were the quaint towns, each perched precariously on hilltops, their terracotta roofs gleaming in the …

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Marina degli Aregai: sailing from Menton to Spiaggia Aregai

The sun had barely begun to cast its golden hues over the horizon when our journey commenced from the picturesque town of Menton. Nestled between the azure waters of the Mediterranean and the towering peaks of the Alps, Menton is a coastal gem that also acts as a gateway, a threshold between two worlds — the romantic allure of France and the rustic charm of Italy. As our sailboat gently cut through the calm morning waters, the significance of our departure point wasn’t lost on us. Menton, often dubbed as the Pearl of France, is a prologue to tales of adventure, a …

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Menton travel guide: a sailboat journey on the French Riviera

The sun was just beginning to cast its golden hue over the horizon as we set sail from Cannes on the 25th of June, 2020. The gentle hum of the boat’s engine as we left the port, the soft lapping of the waves against the hull, and the distant cries of seagulls created a symphony of sounds that signaled the start of an unforgettable journey. As the iconic silhouette of Cannes faded into the distance, the vast expanse of the azure Mediterranean Sea lay ahead, beckoning us with promises of adventure and discovery. From the very first moment, the French …

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Sailing on the French Riviera: a day to visit Cannes by boat

The allure of the French Riviera is undeniable, and there’s no better way to visit Cannes than by embracing the gentle waves and the azure expanse of the Mediterranean. Our journey began at the picturesque Santa Lucia Marina in Saint-Raphaël, a hidden gem that’s often overshadowed by its more glamorous neighbors. As we set sail, the promise of adventure and the thrill of the unknown beckoned us forward. The Corniche d’Or unfurled before us like a golden ribbon, its beauty unparalleled and often whispered about in hushed tones among seasoned sailors. This stretch, which lies between Saint-Raphaël and Cannes, is …

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