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Copenhagen: Keep it cheap with the Copenhagen Card

Copenhagen: Keep it cheap with the Copenhagen Card

Budget travelers get understandably nervous when visiting Copenhagen. As is the case with many other northern European capitals, prices for food, lodging and shopping can be stunningly steep. But Cheapos should not steer clear of this city of Danish design, busy bicyclists and curvacious canals. We enjoyed several days in Copenhagen last week on a » Read more

Copenhagen: A day out with 160 kroner (€21)

Copenhagen: A day out with 160 kroner (€21)

By C.H. Kwak— After attending TBEX in Copenhagen this month, I found myself left with only 160 Krona and one more day to go. That’s about €21—chump change in a Scandinavian city. But I didn’t feel like paying an ATM transaction fee again, and my credit card seemed to have developed a mysterious PIN overnight. » Read more

Copenhagen Nightlife: Where to dance and drink on the cheap

Copenhagen Nightlife: Where to dance and drink on the cheap

Like all other expenses in Copenhagen, a night out can really add up. In a city where a pint of beer can run $10, what’s a Cheapo to do? Flock to these affordable dancing and drinking spots, of course! Ideal Bar at VEGA Enghavevej 40, 1674 København One of the Copenhagen’s most high-profile clubs, VEGA » Read more

Copenhagen: 7 questions for our hotel reviewer, Sarah Silbert

Copenhagen: 7 questions for our hotel reviewer, Sarah Silbert

We were very pleased to update our Copenhagen hotel reviews yesterday, adding several new budget hotel picks, and refreshing our existing listings. Sarah Silbert, our “listings guru” in the New York office, visited Copenhagen last month to tackle the job. We sat down with her this morning to learn more about her trip. As a first-time » Read more

Copenhagen Freebie: The Little Mermaid beckons (with a fascinating history!)

Copenhagen Freebie: The Little Mermaid beckons (with a fascinating history!)

Today, I take off for a 20 day-trip to Europe. Aside from visits to Berlin, Helsinki, and Stockholm, I’ll be updating EuroCheapo’s Copenhagen guide. I’m really thrilled to visit this Scandinavian capital. There are many reasons I’m excited to visit Copenhagen: the smorrebrod, the bicycling, the Danish design! But I’m particularly looking forward to stopping by the Little Mermaid » Read more

Copenhagen Cheap Eat: Street food, coffee, and Danish national cuisine

Copenhagen Cheap Eat: Street food, coffee, and Danish national cuisine

Copenhagen has for years been a top-notch gourmet capital in Northern Europe with high priced, multi-Michelin starred restaurants rising up as fast as you can say, “The Little Mermaid.” But, the bills at these places can be staggering, often more than €150-200 for a meal. Cheapo-gourmets have no fear. Here are a few local secrets – and budget eats – to » Read more

Copenhagen cheap souvenir: Dane to design

Copenhagen cheap souvenir: Dane to design

The designers of Denmark are renowned for their sleek and refined ideas. Bringing home some Danish wares can help you spice up your interior decor, from dressing up the bedroom to simplifying the kitchen. Although some pieces of Danish ingenuity can be very pricey, many smaller, easy-to-pack items won’t cost all of your kroners. Modest » Read more

Copenhagen: Free bike rental

Copenhagen: Free bike rental

Things can get pricy pretty quickly in Copenhagen, but you can still grab some wheels for free. The city’s free bike program, called “Bycyklen Kobenhavn,” was a pioneer in the urban bike program phenomenon. The city provides 1,300 free bicycles to anyone to zip around the city center. The program is popular with visitors and » Read more

Copenhagen: Five free things to do

Copenhagen: Five free things to do

Denmark, home to Hans Christian Andersen and all those friendly, tall—and it must be said—great Danes, was recently proclaimed the happiest place on earth. In a number of population studies, pollsters asked residents to rate their level of happiness and other factors, and it seems the Danes have a real twist for felicity. All this » Read more

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