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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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Samsoe Island - Summer 2013

Samsoe Island – Summer 2013

We are looking back at the summer and have invited a few of our friends to share their best tips and destinations. Enjoy! Name: Marianne Vindum Kolenda Occupation: Head of Sales at Jeudan A/S Nationality: Danish What were your plans for the summer 2013?  To escape to the best little beautiful island ‘Samsø’. An essential...
Best Eastern Australian destinations and the Top 5 "Must Do activities"

Best Eastern Australian destinations and the Top 5 “Must Do activities”

Author: Carla C. Burton is a self-employed Travel and Hospitality writer with a BBA in Business Administration from Bond University.  Although a Gold Coast native, Carla moved to Melbourne in 2008 to further her writing career in the Travel industry.  Carla has become a top contributor to many Travel blogs world-wide and thoroughly enjoys the...
Not an ordinary city guide: Travelling in style with Louis Vuitton

Not an ordinary city guide: Travelling in style with Louis Vuitton

Check out these new city guides from Louis Vuitton… The French fashion house has commissioned four artists to explore and interpret a city included in these “travel guide meets sketch book series”. Congolese artist Chéri Samba discovers Paris, American Daniel Arsham unravels the mysteries of Easter Island (Polynesia), the French fashion illustrator Jean-Philippe Delhomme tackles New York City, and the...
Gl. Skagen - Summer is finally here!

Gl. Skagen – Summer is finally here!

Some snapshots below from a lovely holiday in Gl. Skagen (northern Jutland, Denmark). Summer is finally here and with tempretures around 25 C, you can’t really wish for more from the Danish summer! Pictures: Yellow houses framed by white-picket fences and red-tiled roofs – all in all a picture perfect village / Lunch at Brøndum’s Hotel / Having...
WIN toys from FISHER-PRICE

WIN toys from FISHER-PRICE

HOW TO WIN THESE ‘On the Go’ TOYS FROM FISHER PRICE – PRIZE worth 70€/400DKK: (two books, a dummy and a toy) Share with us your best travel tip when flying - with or without children. Submit your answer either on our Facebook wall here or write it in an email to hello@travelhabit.dk or leave...
Some Danish summer snapshots... Hopefully July will heat up!

Some Danish summer snapshots… Hopefully July will heat up!

The Danish summer weather has not been too impressive so far… Clouds, rain and cold temperatures have almost been an everyday occurrence the the last couple of weeks – but I’m optimistic and are expecting July to heat up! Enjoy below some snapshots of the Danish summer so far… :) Danish countryside / Me / Copenhagen / Tisvildeleje beach / Nyhavn in Copenhagen...
Architectural dream in Umbria, Italy

Architectural dream in Umbria, Italy

If you are planning your next holiday to be in Italy – then I would have a look at MORAVOLA ! In the mountains of Umbira Architect Christoper Chong has spent 6 year reconverting this old watchtower into a beautiful architectural delight and retreat. Read more about the work Christopher Chong underwent in restoring the...
Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Picture : Hotel Velassaru Maldives – I want to go now!! Source: http://www.slh.com/ While doing some research for my upcoming summer holiday in Spain, I came across the website “Small Luxury Hotels of the World“, which presents a selection of what the editors see as the world’s finest small independent hotels. Go check it out if...
Rome Hotel - Relais Orso

Rome Hotel – Relais Orso

If you’re planning a trip to Rome, then have a look at this little and stylish hotel Relais Orso. Situated on a narrow side street in the middle of the city, I think it looks very authentic and calm – somewhere you can relax before conquering the city sites. I was recommended this hotel and...
'The Park' - New Sydney Pop-Up Bar

‘The Park’ – New Sydney Pop-Up Bar

A lovely Sydney based friend of mine told me about one of Sydney’s coolest and newest Pop-Up Bars.  “The Park” is an awesome outdoor bar located at the Paddington / Woollahra Gates of Centennial Park. Last chance to visit The Park is this week! The Park features delicious catering and a licensed bar available with a...
The Hudson - Hotel and Bar in NYC

The Hudson – Hotel and Bar in NYC

Hudson / 356 West 58 Street / New York, New York 10019 The Hotel When visiting New York earlier this month, we stayed three nights at the Hudson Hotel located in Midtown. I was impressed with this hotel in many ways: It’s huge (866 guest rooms), it’s young and sophisticated, and all design details are carefully...
Up North - A Day in Newcastle

Up North – A Day in Newcastle

Article by Richard Almond, Architect and lives in London. A city whose reputation precedes it, Newcastle has a long, rich industrial heritage, forging the ships and trains, and mining the coal which fired the industrial revolution. After the industrial decline of recent decades this handsome, gritty little city has re-emerged as a centre of art,...
Longing for Thailand...

Longing for Thailand…

So I thought Spring was here but I feel cheated – now it’s cold and windy again. I therefore found myself longing for white sandy beaches and relaxing by the view and sounds of the ocean. I found this amazing resort and spa on the island Koh Samui in Thailand SILAVADEE POOL SPA & RESORT....
New York City Restaurant Guide

New York City Restaurant Guide

New York City’s restaurant scene is as varied and diverse as anyone can dream of! Visiting the Big Apple last week, we explored some of our favorite – and now new favorite – restaurants across the amazing city. Check out the list below – I have divided into brekkie/brunch/lunch and dinner restaurants. Brekkie/brunch/lunch: Balthazar Restaurant (80 Spring St, Soho...
Pimm's - ultimate summer drink!

Pimm’s – ultimate summer drink!

So I don’t know about you, but I am feeling the Summer quickly coming on and a longing for a cold drink is inevitable! The London/English drink of the summer is no doubt Pimm’s. Big jugs of this delightful and fresh drink will surely be served in bucket fulls at pubs and bars across town...
Le Parker Meridien Hotel - New York springtime!

Le Parker Meridien Hotel – New York springtime!

( Spring! Here some beautiful cherry trees – Picture Source: Travel Habit, 28 April 2013 ) Spring is in the air in New York! Spring in New York is probably the best time to be in the city: It’s less humid, temperatures are decent, green and pink colors are dominating the street scene and the...
WE ARE IN THE FINAL - PLEASE VOTE! :)

WE ARE IN THE FINAL – PLEASE VOTE! :)

We are now officially in the final to win the prize of being the ‘Best Travel Blog‘ held by Super Saver. Please click on the link below to give us your vote – we would very much appreciate it! You can vote until the 13th of May. Thanks :) Her kan du finde et rigtigt...
PIN DROP APP

PIN DROP APP

I was introduced to this app recently. It works as a great tool especially here in London, where you often end up in areas you haven’t been before or visit places for the first time and know you want to come back – not always easy in a city this big! The way the app...
2013 Hot List by CN Traveler

2013 Hot List by CN Traveler

“154 places you’ll want to go to right away…” Oh yes! If you need inspiration for your next trip, check out CN Traveler’s “2013 Hot List” listing the 154 “Best New Hotels in the World”. I already have a couple of places in mind, just see below. See the 2013 Hot List and many more pictures here! Park...
Photo Update

Photo Update

I thought I’d share with you some more photos that I have taken over the last two months. The weather has finally changed and we’ve had some nice spring days here in London. I was also lucky to go to Italy a few weeks ago, for a long weekend. We stayed a couple of different...
WE ARE NOMINATED FOR 'BEST TRAVEL BLOG' !!!

WE ARE NOMINATED FOR ‘BEST TRAVEL BLOG’ !!!

We have been nominated by Super Saver in the category for ‘BEST TRAVEL BLOG‘ – we are very excited and hope that you all will help us receive as many votes as possible. Please click on the image below to vote. THANK YOU and thank you for following us here on Travel Habit!! :) Type...
Tramshed

Tramshed

Last weekend I celebrated my birthday with good friends. We had dinner at a very cool place TRAMSHED. The restaurant is in East London’s trendy area Shorditch and the old warehouse converted tram shed, is the setting for a very cool restaurant and a great place to start your night out. The British contemporary artist...
Glad Påsk! Pleasant Stockholm reunion...

Glad Påsk! Pleasant Stockholm reunion…

( Strandvägen in Stockholm on a beautiful and sunny day! Picture source – Travel Habit / 31 March 2013 ) Spent the Easter break in Stockholm – feels like a long time ago since I last visited, so it was good to be back! I love the Swedish capital with its beautiful old buildings, wide avenues,...
Hotel in Berlin - Das Stue

Hotel in Berlin – Das Stue

Once the Danish Embassy. Today, Das Stue is a modern hotel. Picture source –  http://www.das-stue.com/ Next time I’m going to Berlin I would consider staying at this newly renovated hotel and much talked-about hotel, Das Stue. The hotel is housed in the former Royal Danish Embassy and located centrally with views of Tiergarten Park. The hotel still...
London...

London…

Just a little ‘in between post’ ….. here are a few of my daily snapshots…. Have a great weekend! (Picture source – Travel Habit, London Feb-March 2013)
Seaside Hotel Plesner in Skagen

Seaside Hotel Plesner in Skagen

I was looking at hotels in Skagen the other day together with my parents and came across this newly renovated seaside hotel in Skagen. Hotel Plesner is designed by architect Ulrik Plesner in 1907 and is ideally located in the heart of Skagen close to the harbour, beach and cultural sights such as Skagen Art Museum....
Jamie Oliver Cooking Class

Jamie Oliver Cooking Class

No doubt Jamie Oliver is well known and especially in Britain. I often watch his 30 minute meals on TV, where he effortlessly cooks up a great looking (and no doubt, great tasting) dishes. He makes it look so easy and not too fancy or complicated…. I love his rustic style and approach. Here in...
Postcard From: The Wonders of Nepal

Postcard From: The Wonders of Nepal

A post from our good friend Pernille Ringsing. I’ve never seen such a beautiful view from an airplane – The Himalayas and Mount Everest. Wow! The mountains are so close and peak over the clouds into the blue sky – what an adventure it must be to climb Everest Base Camp one day! In a...
We ♥ the Italian Riviera

We ♥ the Italian Riviera

Portovenere with its colorful houses and small narrow streets – Picture source – Travel Habit / September 2012 Last summer we visited the Italian Riviera (essentially another name for the coast of Liguria), which is known for its old fishing ports, beautiful landscape, wealthy Italians tourists and colour-splashed buildings. Many villages and towns in the area are internationally known, such...
ALASKA - dreaming of adventure

ALASKA – dreaming of adventure

I’m working on a bit of research for our next BIG holiday. I love city breaks and short trips, staying at fabulous hotels and having a bit of a luxury experience. But at heart, if I had the time I would book a few longer trips a year, of the the more adventurous and nature...