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My Museum Cafe: Afternoon Tea at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

May 13, 2016

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It’s Coeliac Awareness Week in the UK this week. I’m a bit late to the game, but at it runs until Sunday, there’s still time to join in and I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to share with you the amazing afternoon tea I had on my birthday last year. And when I say amazing, I mean the ‘I-think-I’ve-died-and-gone-to-Heaven’ kind of amazing. Seriously, it was that good! I had asked around on Twitter for recommendations, and as soon as the words ‘gluten free […]

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{Denmark} Dining with Bjørn Nørgaard

May 19, 2014

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There’s a proverb that says, ‘the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’. Well, the way to a hungry family’s heart, when visiting a museum, is through a good museum café. I’ve previously written about our wonderful experience visiting the Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen, but I didn’t dwell much on their café then. Let me remedy that. The café at the Statens Museum for Kunst is a bright, light-filled space on the lower level, overlooking the park outside. We grabbed a […]

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{Denmark} Café Glyptoteket

March 14, 2014

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Back in January, I wrote about the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and mentioned its impressive Winter Garden. I thought it was about time to follow up on my promise of sharing some photos of the winter garden. As you can see for yourselves, I’m not exaggerating when I say it’s stunning! Surrounded by sub-tropical palms, it was easy to forget that we were in the rather cold and at times gloomy (if only in relation to the weather!) Denmark. The goldfish pond in particular was very […]

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