Category Archives: Copenhagen

Tipping in RAA Service Countries Explained

Every country has rules on tipping for service. Some encourage generosity while other discourage tipping at all. Instead of wondering what the rule is when you visit one of our service locations, check out the list below and know what amount is appropriate to tip, if at all! EUROPE: Restaurants in Europe tend to include the tip in the service charge on the bill. While it is acceptable to leave a few Euros over, you are never expected to tip 20 percent. When using a taxi, round the fare up or ... read more

Five Nordic Hot Spots for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve in the Nordic countries offers tourists a variety of celebrations. Spend time outdoors in a large event or settle into a cozy restaurant or bar. If you are looking to celebrate the New Year in style, read to the end for a bonus tip. There is a location you can celebrate twice in one night! 1. Copenhagen, Denmark Copenhagen celebrates with a celebration at the town square Amalienborg, the Royal Palace. The Royal Guard dresses in the red gala uniforms for the Royal Guard Par ... read more

Visit Carlsberg in Copenhagen to See Where the First Beer Was Brewed

Okay, maybe not the first beer ever brewed since beer dates back 12,000 years, but Copenhagen is where the first Carlsberg beer was brewed in 1847. This location is home to the original Carlsberg Brewery, now a museum. Beer enthusiasts and curious tourists will love visiting the 100,000-square foot brewery, now a busy visitors center. The expansive building houses interactive exhibits on the history of beer. This exhibit also features the world’s largest collection of beer bottles! Whi ... read more

ABC’s of Copenhagen Summer Family Fun

Copenhagen is a wonderful city to visit during the summer. It is small enough to be easily navigated but big enough to offer plenty of activities during your stay. Here’s Red Apple Apartment’s ABC’s of Copenhagen for your summer family fun! A. Amager Strand Park: A wonderful beach for swimming and building sandcastles with the family. B. Bakken Amusement Park: Visit the world’s oldest amusement park. C. Children’s Museum: Kids dress in Viking costumes and play on a replica Viking ... read more

WINTER BREAKS vs SUMMER BREAKS

Everyone’s been singing summer songs for a long time. Now, when summer is giving us signs of goodbyes and the chilly autumn breezes will be blowing by the windows , we are obliged to look forward to the blue evenings and chilly days of winter. But don’t get all gloomy as winter is often greatly underestimated when it comes to all the fun you can have. Let us remind you of all that can be done during winters. Where summer offers great festivals, sunny days and sandy beaches, winters ... read more

Summer Vacation Ideas

Summer is full of outdoor activities everyone wants to make as much out of this time as possible. Kids take out their trip planners and maps while parents cherry pick the right kind of holiday home for the family at their chosen destination. Red Apple Apartments provide you just that and much more. Read below our insight on how we think you should be spending this lovely time of the year. Festivals n Parties: Summer time, Party time; Festivals and parties are at peak during summer spannin ... read more

Christmas Traditions Around Europe

Christmas traditions vary from country to country and over the years Christmas has taken quite a unique shape in terms of customs and celebrations. Let’s look at some of the major celebrations of Christmas across Europe: Christmas Décor (trees and lights): The Christmas fever starts from mid-November when retailers start to deck out for holiday season. The main European shopping streets try to give each other run for their money in decorating the buildings and shops. According to a survey av ... read more

Christmas in Red Apple Cities

Hard to choose where to spend this Christmas? Let us make your choice easy by highlighting the main characteristic of Christmas in all major European Capitals. Following are few from the best Red Apple Cities: Copenhagen Christmas is at home when it comes to Copenhagen. Perfectly laid wooden houses, beautifully aligned snow covered trees, Christmas lights, smell of traditional Nordic Christmas drinks with the sounds of bells ringing around the gardens of Tivoli are all the ingredients of a p ... read more

Accommodation for Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2015

Though Jazz is an American form of music but it soon gained popularity in Europe especially during Mid-19th century. Copenhagen stood eminent on this ground and now has the status of the European Capital of Jazz. Though Tivoli Gardens had already started presenting a series of concerts with the name of Jazz Festival during 60s but Copenhagen Jazz Festival properly launched as an annual festival in 1979. Since then Copenhagen see thousands of jazz fanatics from all over the world every year in su ... read more

Udlej din lejlighed i kortere perioder på en sikker måde

Rejsende længes efter unikke og personlige lejligheder til at bo i når de rejser. At bo som de lokale, er blevet mere populært de sidste par år. De vælger ofte lejligheder som et alternativ fremfor hoteller, da de fortrækker mere plads og muligheden for at møde andre rejsende på et mere personligt niveau. Red Apple Apartments har udlejet lejligheder til rejsende i København siden 2008. Udlejningsperioden rækker fra få nætter og op til få måneder. Alle lejligheder vi tilbyder, ... read more