It’s one of my all-time favourites – the originally dark story of the sacrificial mermaid may have had significant impact on my love life, but that’s a story for another day.

Because of this, Copenhagen‘s iconic statue has always been a beacon for me when it comes to sights to see. It may not be much, a solitary bronze sculpture by the harbour, but its gaze is the size of an ocean.

But Copenhagen is certainly so much more than a bittersweet love story. Its world-famous food, world-copied design, and world-envied lifestyle is certainly the stuff of fairytales.

To celebrate promotional fares and new daily flights in 2020, here’s a 4-part piece I did for Singapore Airlines. The other two will follow when they are released on

Past the pastry: Copenhagen’s food scene is its own legend

Copenhagen: The doorway to once upon a time

Encounter Copenhagen’s majesty on wheels or water

The architecture of Copenhagen is an old soul with visionary eyes

Featured images: News Oresund & Roman Boed

First published: Channel News Asia

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