Copenhagen on the waterfront

Copenhagen is a port city on the large island of Zealand in eastern Denmark with water present all around.  This post starts from near Langelinie Pier in the north part of Copenhagen, a quay developed in the late 19th century to handle larger ocean going vessels of the time. This area is where cruise ships…

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Flying Swiss Airlines Geneva to Copenhagen


Flying around Europe can be quite inexpensive. My Swiss Airlines flight from Geneva to Copenhagen GVA-CPH cost 63.25 CHF ($65.57 USD) for a Classic-K booking class economy seat when I purchased the ticket in late July. The fare included one free checked bag. On four other intra-Europe flights in the past month, I have paid…

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InterContinental Geneva has the views


I have always wondered why places are called different names in different languages? I wanted to title this piece InterContinental Geneve, like the sign reads on the hotel wall. Since I write primarily for an American audience, I figured I better stick with the better known spelling Geneva. Countries and cities with different names in…

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