Category Archives: Sustainability

Den Blå Planet, the Danish version of an Aquarium

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An aquarium is arguably not sustainable, but could also be seen as helping the preservation of species and some aquariums fund conservation efforts. I also think that creating a general interest in wild-life and aquatic animals is beneficial for us and the environment. So with that said, Laura and I went to Blue Planet this Continue Reading →

Our friends at Mackabler.dk are using sustainable practices!

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Our friends and previous roommates now run a website called http://mackabler.dk. They started their business back in March and it’s taken off since then. As they’ve grown, they’ve started to implement some sustainable practices into their business model. I think this is great, not only because they’re our friends but because they’re a business. Business’ Continue Reading →

Delicious Home-Baked Organic Rye Bread

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Rye bread is a staple of the Danish diet. It’s eaten in most Danes’ daily lives and is typically topped with herring, eggs and anything else in the fridge. Dane and I are particularly fond of it and so we bake it ourselves. We’ve been making variations of this recipe for the past 6 months Continue Reading →

8-Tallet. A Prime Example of Eco-Friendly Architecture

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8-Tallet or Number 8 in English, is the biggest apartment complex in Denmark, located in Ørestad on Vest Amager, Copenhagen. It contains 476 homes, divided into town houses, penthouse apartments and apartments. Many of the homes even have private gardens, a seating area and the option of parking your bike right outside the door. This Continue Reading →

TedxCopenhagen 2013

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Sorry about the hiatus! It’s been a busy summer for the both of us. But we’re back and we recently attended TedxCopenhagen. TedxCopenhagen is an annual event held in Copenhagen where speakers get to share ideas in the form of TED speeches. It’s always inspiring and good value for money. Overall, it was a great Continue Reading →