Freetown Christiania

In a subsection of the Christianshavn neighborhood of Copenhagen is the commune of Christiania. It was originally the site of military barracks that were abandoned in the late 60s. The area was taken over in the 1970s by surrounding inhabitants, and was considered part of the the hippie / squatter movement. Christiania claims a sovereign … Continue reading Freetown Christiania

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Land of the Midnight Sun

I've been invited by friends from Sweden to come visit their country for years. When Norwegian Air opened up direct routes, it finally was clear to take advantage of the opportunity. Voted one of Europe's best long haul airlines, Norwegian Airlines flies the brand new Boeing 787 Dreamliner. With nearly 300 passengers, it's massive. The … Continue reading Land of the Midnight Sun