Thirsty sailors, rowdy bars, and busy brothels – you’d never know it today, but if you took a stroll along the quay of the Nyhavn canal in the 17th Century, a seedy party would unfold around you.
Everyone loves a warm welcome, and if you travel into Copenhagen by train, that’s exactly what you’ll get. Take a few steps outside the central station, and the first sounds you’ll hear are joyous laughter and roller coaster screams from visitors to Tivoli Gardens, which is directly across the street.
We wrapped up our Lessons from the Road series a few days ago, but on the first day of our trip to Europe, something happened that reminded us of another important lesson.
“Remember to celebrate the milestones as you prepare for the road ahead.” –Nelson Mandela