A Local's Guide to Copenhagen, Denmark - This Way

A Local's Guide to Copenhagen, Denmark

Describe who you are in 3 sentences:
My name is Nanna Due Sommerset, I'm a self starter and experienced sales executive, now responsible for the European sales of RAAW by Trice. I'm also a mom who is passionate about being creative in both personal and business life. Besides that, I love exploring new cities as I'm a big fan of traveling but no doubt that Copenhagen is my favourite - probably because my friends and family lives here too - but who knows... :)

What is your relation to this city?
Born and raised.

Best experience?
Since I have lived here my entire life there has been many - But the best experiences are the long and bright summer nights with endless possibilities. Especially the summer days that turns into bright nights surrounded by friends and loved ones.

Weirdest experience?
As a Copenhagener you are pretty dependent on your bike. So a night out I got my bike stolen, and of course reported it to the police. I did found it the day after - but I forgot to tell the police about it. A year later I received a call from the police who overnight had found my bike - it had apparently been stolen again without my knowledge - by a thief they were chasing. What are the odds?

Your top 3 hangout spots?
"Joe & The Juice" - for ginger latte and juice.
"The Meatpacking District" - they are offering tons of restaurants, hang out spots and cocktail bars.
Nørrebro - the streets around Jægersborggade or Guldbergsgade this area offers everything from amazing bakeries like "Mirabelle bakery" to drinks at "Brus" and restaurants like "Bæst" and "Kiin Kiin".

Favourite restaurants?
Kong Hans” for fine dining
Llama” for small dishes concept and drinks
Toldbodens Bodega” for traditional danish dishes and ambience.

Best date place?
Copenhagen is placed by the coast so in the summertime at the beach with just a bottle of wine. "Tivoli" at Christmas time.

If you were to live in another place, where would that be and why?
Paris for sure. It's beautiful, sexy and full of opportunities.

Where is your escape place from this city?
Our summer house placed at the west coast of Sealand.

Best 5 local advices?
1. Rent a bike.
2. Visit local flea markets on Sundays.
3. Go to "Charlottenborg Kunsthal" and have lunch in the courtyard.
4. Explore "Paustian"'s new showroom for danish design classics.
5. Cycle to "Reffen" for street food and an amazing view over Copenhagen.
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