Local food markets
This is for the tourists who want to have a shot at Danish everyday shopping.
Especially I'd like to help out tourists who say that food (not restaurant food but snacks and similar) is expensive in Denmark. Even in city, even superclose to the central station, you can find discount stores, that we danes shop in on an everyday basis.
I would suggest markets like Rema 1000 (there's one close to Tivoli's main gates), Netto and Aldi for cheap sodas, snacks etc. At least it's as cheap as it gets in Denmark. especially Aldi often looks very outdated ^^ don't be fooled though. for ryebread(sp?), ham, milk or other everyday necessities in Denmark, it's really a cheap alternative. similar goes for snacks, toothpaste and booze and so on (pretty bad combination though;) ) many of the shops have their own value brand like Tesco's value.
The shops can give a little insight in danish everyday food habits, and an inexpensive shot at trying the ryebread.
As a little bonus info .. as far as I know, Aldi sells the cheapest cola in Denmark, at 3 krs for 0.5 litres. Ironically, it is my favorite cola after Coca Cola :D
the bigger markets such as Føtex, Bilka, Superbrugsen can vary in price, often they are a bit more expensive than above shops. I wouldn't go to Irma, as it is notorious for quality products, but at a higher price than other shops, while still being in the group of common food markets.
the same goes for 7 11 and kiosks that are on every streetcorner. expect a slightly higher price.
In short my advice is, as a tourist, when you see Netto, Rema1000 and Aldi shops, stock up on basic necessities.
Stay dry in freak downpours!
Ok for the most part the weather durring the summer has been great but make sure that you pack an umbrella or a raincoat.The weather can change on you in a moment!! I personally would always take a raincoat. There is usually quite a breeze here being on the coast and all. So you could look pretty funny trying to wrestle around with your umbrella in the wind.
go shopping in the old area....
go shopping in the old area. The Strøget is a long pedestrian street that leads from the City Council Square to the Royal Square. There are many interesting shops and cafés in the area. Don't forget to take a look at the last designs by Bang & Olufsen. Another must is Les Magasins du Nord, on the Royal Square: an elegant department store where you will be able to renew your closet with the trendiest clothes. The old town has also many interesting buildings: the small cathedral, the round tower and its awesome view of the city, tiny cobble streets...
Don't you speak Danish? Never mind, I would say that 100% of the people, at least in Copenhagen, speak English, and very good English. So, don't let the language be an excuse for not going to Copenhagen. Furthermore, people are very friendly and nice.
Spires of Copenhagen - St. Albans Church
Coming across St. Alban's Church in Copenhagen (which is located in Churchill Park!), you might think that you've stumbled across an English country parish, perhaps in East Anglia. That's appropriate, since this is the home of the Anglican community in the city. The church has an interesting history: it was built in the 1880s to provide a home for the considerable English community in Denmark, and the Danish-born Alexandra, Princess of Wales, played an important role in raising funds for the structure to be built.