Copenhagen

Hey everyone! So as most of you know from following me on social media (Instagram @minimintndblog and Facebook : Mini Mint ND) I was recently on a weekend trip to Copenhagen, Denmark. I had such a magical experience there that I want to share and urge you all to consider it for a possible Christmas trip¬†ūüėŹ
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Getting there
How often do we see airlines like are lingus and Ryanair having cheap seat sales and we are all too lazy to actually go and book something, even for a weekend! So I bit the bullet and booked a super cheap trip (‚ā¨50 return) To be fair I had a good excuse for choosing Copenhagen because one of my best friends was on Erasmus there so it was a no brainer. I drove up¬†Friday¬†and flew out¬†friday¬†evening at 4 then flew home¬†Sunday¬†night. It was a two night- two day quick trip but we managed to pack a lot in.
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Accomodation
I LIVE by¬†booking.com¬†for hotels and tripadvisor.com¬†whenever I’m organising any accomodation and most of the time they don’t steer me too far wrong (apart from that time in El Nido, but we said we wouldn’t talk about it again lol) Copenhagen is extremely expensive and it took me ages to find a hotel that was decent and clean aswell as being central without having to sell my kidneys to afford it. For all the students reading I’m going to really recommend Cabinn Express hotel. It is located about a 10-15 minute walk from the centre and all the attractions, we walked the whole city because everything is actually very close to each other. The hotel was spotless and the room had a cruise ship theme which we loved.
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What we did
  • Walked, literally everywhere. We explored the Christmas markets, the palace, Nyhavn, the Opera House¬†and several parks.
  • Tivoli. We got the unlimited ride pass which is about ‚ā¨50 but you can go on all the amusements you want, as many times as you want. Hands down one of the most magical places I have ever seen. You can see more on :¬†https://www.tivoli.dk/en/

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Food
  • Overfor in Fredericksburg. This was beside our hotel and we went when we landed at about 10 at night simply cause it was the only place open. It doubles as a late bar though it can be expensive.
  • Mazzolis in Tivoli. Unreal. The restaurant can get very busy in evening time so make sure to book a reservation to avoid disappointment. It’s set up like an old carousel and the food is spectacular.
  • TGI Fridays. It’s located on the Main Street.¬†Sunday¬†we were shook from the night before and we just wanted comfort food¬†ūüėÖ¬†we did a bit of shopping on the Main Street too such as Zara and H&M.

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To be quite honest, Copenhagen is very expensive. You would want to be bringing a lot of spending money with you and if you’re a student I wouldn’t recommend going for longer than two nights. We fit everything in and still managed to have time to stroll and just soak up the atmosphere. I don’t know what it would be like in summer but as a winter weekend getaway I would 100% recommend for Tivoli alone.
Mini Mint xx