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This blog is a helpful guide and source of inspiration. We write about our own travels around different parts of the world and of our experiences, and hopefully this will inspire your next trip!
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Costa del windsurf - Tarifa, Spain

Costa del windsurf – Tarifa, Spain

Surf’s up in Europe’s surf capital, Tarifa. Source: http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/ When travelling in Spain last week, we stopped by in Tarifa, a small town in the province of Cádiz, Andalusia, on the southernmost tip of Spain – and actually the southernmost point of the European continent… With its endless beaches, beautiful nature, famous nightlife, the sunny,...
Lamu Island, Kenya

Lamu Island, Kenya

Article by Veronica Marciniak (27), London based Interior Designer Lamu Island – the Ultimate Hideaway If you are looking to escape the crowds this summer and indulge in the simple life, look no further than the alluring island of Lamu. Nestled against the unspoilt Indian Ocean coast of northern Kenya,...
Travel Habit's top 10 beaches - which one is your favorite?

Travel Habit’s top 10 beaches – which one is your favorite?

Dreaming of turquoise water and white sandy beaches? We give you our top 10 beaches below… Which one is your favorite? 1. Fiji, Likuliku (Benedicte) Spent my 30th birthday at Likuliku Lagoon Resort in July last year – a true paradise with the most beautiful beaches… (Picture – Travel Habit / July 2012) 2. Hyams beach –...
Saseline's travel habits...

Saseline’s travel habits…

We want to introduce our first Travel Habit interview with Danish multi-artist as well as CEO and founder of Sasé skincare line. Saseline lives in Copenhagen but through her job she travels a lot. We have been able to pin her down to give us a short interview on what...
New York City Snapshots

New York City Snapshots

Here are some snapshots from our trip to New York City a couple of weeks ago! Spring is the perfect time of the year to visit the city because it’s less humid, temperatures are decent, colors are beautiful and there are so many things to do outside! Enjoy :) ( Picture Source...
Incredible India - love it or hate it!

Incredible India – love it or hate it!

Article by Kathrine Werling In 2003 I had the pleasure of spending 4 months in Jaipur, India. From the first moment I was totally in love with this welcoming, beautiful, chaotic and overwhelming country. India is such a contrasting country, which inspires, frustrates and thrills me. It is a home...
This is why we LOVE Rome!

This is why we LOVE Rome!

Picture – Spiral stairs of the Vatican Museum, Source: Travel Habit Two  weeks ago, I spent a couple of days in Rome with my husband and my parents. Even though I have only visited Rome once before (about 10 years ago), the Italian capital has always been my favourite city in Europe. After...
Selamat siang, Bali!

Selamat siang, Bali!

I’m currently on holiday in Bali! It’s nice and warm and we spend most our waking hours on the beach… :-) I will write you a proper Bali guide soon – but for now I hope you will enjoy the pictures below from Bali, including Legian Beach, Kuta Beach, lobster lunch in Jimbaran, Tanah Lot...
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Expedia's "My Real London" guide

Expedia’s “My Real London” guide

“Undgå turistfælderne og få øje på et moderne London! Vores anbefalede oplevelser og skræddersyede guider, tilbyder et unikt perspektiv af hvad man kan foretage sig i den livlige storby. Har du opdaget noget særligt i London, som du gerne vil dele? Så tilføj dine oplevelser, og påbegynd dine egne guider nedenfor!” Sådan lyder det på...
Port de Sóller, Mallorca

Port de Sóller, Mallorca

Downtown Port de Sóller has an amazing vibe to it with great restaurants and bars – A tramway links the inland town of Sóller to Port de Sóller, running along the beach-side road since 1913 (picture Travel Habit // July 2014) Spent the summer in Port de Sóller in Mallorca, Spain, a beautuful little fishing village located about half...
Hotel Skansen - An all-time spa favorite!

Hotel Skansen – An all-time spa favorite!

How wonderful is this! Love the small Swedish village, Båstad, and will be back soon again! (Picture source – Travel Habit // May 2014 ) Visited the amazing Hotel Skansen in Båstad, Sweden, about a month ago. I have stayed here a couple of times before – and will soon be back again, that’s for sure! The hotel is located next...
A Weekend in the Cotswolds

A Weekend in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is a walkers paradise with over 3000 miles of public footpaths through some of the best scenic landscapes that England has to offer. The Cotswolds generally takes up an area from Worcester, south to Bath, across to Oxford and then north to Stratford-upon-Avon. Cotswolds comes from the name of an Anglo-Saxon chieftain named...
Gotta love the spring!

Gotta love the spring!

Who needs white, sandy beaches when you have perfect, sunny weather and nice temperatures in England and Denmark these days…? Well, guess we wouldn’t mind a trip to more exotic distant skies, but unfortunately that’s not scheduled for now. Hope you had a great Easter! Below are some snapshots from the last couple of weeks. Spring weather...
The Grazing Goat in London

The Grazing Goat in London

This weekend, Pernille and I were reunited in London. As my previous post indicates, spring has arrived in the English capital – temperatures above 15 C and blossom everywhere. We had brekkie at The Grazing Goat in Marylebone – very recommendable. The food were great, the place wasn’t too crowded and there was plenty of room...
Thorpe Bay and London - Spring is in the air!

Thorpe Bay and London – Spring is in the air!

Beautiful Tower Bridge, Tower Of London, showing off in the sun! (Picture source – Travel Habit, March 2014) Spring has arrived in England, where I’m currently on holiday (well, actually maternity leave) visiting some of my closest friends. Started out in Thorpe Bay, a beautiful area within the Borough of Southend-on-Sea in Essex, situated on the...
Something for the bucket list: Charming Places To See Before You Die

Something for the bucket list: Charming Places To See Before You Die

The other day, I came across this article “19 Truly Charming Places To See Before You Die” from BuzzFeed Travel. Beautiful pictures, which all make you want to travel and explore these beautiful places! Certainly something to add to my bucket list. Read the article here. Picture source – http://www.buzzfeed.com/rachelzarrell/the-most-charming-places-in-the-world 
A day in Notting Hill

A day in Notting Hill

I think it’s about time I bring the posts a bit closer to home, literally. I live in an area of London, which is visited by thousands of tourists every Saturday and on top of that this part of London is a generous destination, when it comes to food and shopping. NOTTING HILL is best...
Tokyo restaurants - my favorites!

Tokyo restaurants – my favorites!

(Main residence of the Imperial Family. Picture source – Travel Habit / August 2012 ) From traditional Japanese to impressive French and Italian cuisine, Tokyo boasts a great array of dining experiences! And with more Michelin stars than any other city on earth, Tokyo is every food lover’s dream… When we visited in August 2012, we found that it can...
Grace Santorini in Greece

Grace Santorini in Greece

I’m reaseaching for an upcoming trip in June this year and came across this amazing hotel in Santorini, Greece.  Can only DREAM myself away to this place right now. Truely looks like a paradise! :-) May be a little expensive, but Grace Santorini is now officially on my bucket list of places to visit in...
Dubai snapshots!

Dubai snapshots!

( Me and my son (4 months old) – his first beach vacation… Here at the beach at Westin Hotel – Picture source – Travel Habit, February 2014 ) Just got back from Dubai after a wonderful vacation. Stayed at the Rixos The Palm Dubai Hotel and The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina. Both were...
LA | San Francisco | NYC - coming soon....

LA | San Francisco | NYC – coming soon….

We have just booked our next trip. It was hard coming back from Thailand without a new holiday to look forward to  – this has now been rectified ;) I can’t wait to be enjoying the LA vibe and big city buzz. The trip is not until May but I’m already starting the research and...
Dubai here we come!

Dubai here we come!

I’m off to Dubai! So excited and will keep you updated on Instagram/Facebook. Below are some shots from my visit in August 2011. With temperatures above 40 C, it was actually more convenient to stay inside. Looking forward to more decent temperatures this time. We are staying at the The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach...
Finalists in Skyscanner Travel Blog Award

Finalists in Skyscanner Travel Blog Award

  We are now among the finalists in the Danish edition of Skyscanner’s TRAVEL BLOG AWARD ‘ BLOSCARS’. The first leg of the competition is national where after it will go international. Please vote for us to show your support of the blog. You can do it here – just click on the top green...
Active holiday at Club La Santa

Active holiday at Club La Santa

Luckily it’s not all about the sports at Club La Santa…! Above, the pool and relaxation area. Picture source – Travel Habit, January 2014 “Club La Santa, La Santa, La Santa Sport. Everybody loves to go…” I have somewhat missed the refrain of the “La Santa song” which is palyed on the bus once approaching the...
WE ARE NOMINATED!! SUPERSAVERS BLOG AWARDS...

WE ARE NOMINATED!! SUPERSAVERS BLOG AWARDS…

We are again this year nominated for Best Travel Blog and best Best Photo Blog. We are of course very flattered with these nominations and hope that our readers will help us a long and vote. Please follow the link below for Best Travel Blog  and under for Best Photo Blog For those who are...
Travel tips for kids flying alone

Travel tips for kids flying alone

Found this article with travel tips for children flying alone. Today, more than ever, children are flying without their parents. It’s safe, largely hassle-free and for children, quite exciting. To ensure these trips are memorable for them (and less stressful for you as a parent), the article lists som handy tips under the following headers:...
Enviroment friendly travel bags from Bag-all

Enviroment friendly travel bags from Bag-all

Found these really cute and enviroment friendly travel bags from Bag-all (thanks Instagram!). The bags are made in organic cotton and are tailored for your underwear, hairdryer, shoes, etc. Will definitely smarten up the content of my suitcase… :-) Buy them online on http://www.bag-all.com/ (prices from $6,00)!! Shipment worldwide. ( picture source – http://www.bag-all.com/ )
Koh Samui

Koh Samui

I have visited Koh Samui a couple of times, with a gap of 5 years between them. There is no doubt that this island has become one of the main tourist attractions of Thailand. The amount of new development, resorts, shops and restaurants that have emerged since I was there last (where I then also...
The Best of 2013

The Best of 2013

Happy New Year, dear readers! We have gathered some of our best travel moments in 2013! For Benedicte, 2013 highlights were skiing in St. Anton in Austria, wining and dining in New York City, city break in Stockholm and spending the summer in Spain. Pernille’s travels include a visit in Rome, wedding in romantic settings in Tuscany...
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

Simple dune views from the hotel lobby – looks amazing! The hotel is the winner of Trip Advisor’s Travellers’ Choice Award 2013 (Source – http://qasralsarab.anantara.com/gallery.aspx) Have you ever stayed at a hotel in the desert? I haven’t – but after this unique desert hotel has come to my attention, I think I will experience it in...
Next trip booked - The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina

Next trip booked – The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina

Picture from my recent trip to Dubai. How cute is this camel…? (Picture source – Travel Habit, August 2011) We just booked a trip to Dubai in February next year. I’m so excited to go back – only visited once in August a couple of years ago. The heat was unbearable, so I’m looking forward...
WE'RE ON INSTAGRAM!

WE’RE ON INSTAGRAM!

It took us a while but we are now on instagram! We look forward to sharing our pics with you – follow us here 
The Scent Hotel - Koh Samui

The Scent Hotel – Koh Samui

The flights are booked to spend Christmas and New Years in Thailand – I can’t wait!! We will be staying with my mom in the Northern part of Thailand before heading to the lovely island Koh Samui. Here I have done some research and found an amazing little boutique hotel with only 14 suites. We...
AirHelp - New App Helps Frustrated Passengers

AirHelp – New App Helps Frustrated Passengers

What do you do when your flight is delayed, cancelled or overbooked, and your airline company claims it has no responsibility? You grab your phone and make sure you get the compensation that is rightfully yours. – Most airline passengers probably know how it feels when you are ready for take off: luggage packed, tickets...
Charming Cádiz and Parador De Cádiz (Hotel Atlantico)

Charming Cádiz and Parador De Cádiz (Hotel Atlantico)

About Cádiz Occupying a tiny peninsula on the south coast of Spain, Cádiz is a beautiful old city, which is well worth a visit. The old town is on the tip of the peninsula and is buzzing with beautiful plazas that are constantly full of life, narrow streets and small shops. To get here, you...
Christina’s travel habits…

Christina’s travel habits…

Name: Christina Maksimoski About me: I work as Executive Assistant at the Boston Consulting Group and I am a freelancer. I love to paint and love to explore galleries and museums that inspire me as an ‘artist’. Also, I am in the process of writing my very first novel. Nationality: Danish Next holiday? My next...
Ace Hotel - American hipster hotel in London

Ace Hotel – American hipster hotel in London

Check this out! Last week, the hip US hotel group Ace Hotels, a chain co-founded by Alex Calderwood, opened a new hotel in England’s capital thereby expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. Ace Hotels exist in Seattle, Portland, Palm Springs and Manhattan, New York all with a mission to a “locally-inspired approach to design and development”, giving “new...
The Real Bulgaria

The Real Bulgaria

This summer, our good friend Sandra and her boyfriend went to Bulgaria. We are very happy that they have shared their experiences with us. Maybe the next holiday destination for you? Perhaps Bulgaria is not on your list of dream destinations. Every time Bulgaria is mentioned you think of Sunny Beach or Golden Sands, and many...