Tuesday, 27 August 2013

COPENHAGEN CITY A LA HENRIK VIBSKOV

Capsule, the fashion and lifestyle trade event, caught up with Henrik Vibskov and got his personal tips to Copenhagen. Tag along and take notes on where you should eat, drink and relax next time you visit the city.
Photography: Koo.im.

Copenhagen Fashion Week may be well behind us but the city’s excitement lives on. Copenhagen, the capital city of Denmark, is more lively than the fashion capitals and the top tourist destinations of the world. For those heading to Copenhagen, you’ll feel right at home and not because of the restaurant and store chains you’re familiar with. The allure and moderately fast pace locales offer excitement for those seeking the rush of the city’s hustle and bustle while the calm and relaxation hidden within the city bring a zen that’s much needed on your vacations and work trips. Skip London, Paris, Rome, and Berlin, if you’re looking for a fun place to journey to for a memorable vacation then bet on Copenhagen.

We’re familiar with the city, but we’ll admit that we’re not experts. We turned to a great designer and good friend of ours, Henrik Vibskov, for the best the city has to offer in art, culture, booze, and hanging out.
Manfreds
Best Restaurants:
Noma - of course 
Manfreds - in Jægersbrogade, little snacks for lunch.
RELÆ - also in Jægersborggade – good food – cozy place, good quality ingredients
KOI Sushi - best sushi in CPH, supreme quality, 1 person controlling all production and very relaxing atmosphere.

RELÆ
Kastrup Havnebad
Best Places to Relax:
Out on the water in a boat, or svimming at the Kastrup Søbad – a wood construction out in the sea like Helgoland in Germany, same thing but bigger and with a sauna
Hiking in Amager Fælled – big green area with horses, cows, fruits, sheeps
Refshaløen – abandoned shipyard area, cool building, forgotten houses, lost times
Blågårdsgade & Harbo bar - good coffee and nice street
Harbo Bar

Best Bars:
Log Lady 
Andy´s
Fortunen
Mikkeller - new limited edition beers
Eiffelbar & Byens Kro - classic Copenhagen bars
Eiffel Bar
House of Finn Juhl
Best Tourist Destinations:
Lousiana Museum of Modern Art
Arken Museum of Modern Art - contemporary art museum south of CPH
House of Finn Juhl
Netto-Boat ride – for sailing in the harbour
Botanical Garden - old arts and crafts, steel construction, lovely plants
Glyptoteket – ancient greece, rome, egypt and danish romantism, classical building by the founder of Carlsberg.
Glyptoteket
Copenhagen’s Best Kept Secrets:
Take a visit in the city council (Rådhuset) - 1 night every year they serve free pancakes!
Sydhavnen Harbour - empty leftover area, with lots of interesting homemade houses
Sydhavnen Harbour

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