In travel, some of the best souvenirs you can bring home are cultural traditions that enrich your life. That’s why I’m bringing hygge and fika back to the Upper Midwest. … More After 5 Weeks in Scandinavia I Caught an Incurable Case of Hygge and Fika
On a recent tip to Denmark, I set aside several days to explore outside of the city of Copenhagen. For while I love big cities, I’m a true believer that they do not typically offer an authentic look at local life and culture. They’re expensive; they draw crowds of tourists (including me!); and they’re filled … More I went to a town Rick Steves deemed “dreary.” Here’s what I found.