European Street Market – From Belgian Waffles to Italian Pesto

Like every year, the European Street Market is in town ! There you can find Dutch tulipes, British fudge, French fashion, Italian cheese, Belgian waffles… you name it ! The European Street Market gathers stalls from all around Europe, offering a large selection of cheeses, delicatessens, pesto, sweets, crafts and street food. They tour around…

Outstanding medieval find at Torvet

In order to modernize the center of the town, the main square (Torvet) is currently under renovation. But with the diggings came something absolutely outstanding : a golden ring from the Middle Ages ! The discovery has been made by Martin B. Nielsen, in connection with the Museum Lolland-Falster. The ring carries a figure of…

Colourful Make Over for the Latin Quarter

Nykøbing Falster just got a new Instagrammable place ! You’ll find this very colourful street art at Store Kirkestræde, right close to the Abbey Church. The project, called Latinerkvarterets Street Art Projekt (“The Latin Quarter Street Art Project”) was made in collaboration with the commune, the cultural center Multicenter Syd, and several painting shops (Nykøbing…

Carved in Stone

Along your nice stroll in Nykøbing’s pedestrian street Østergågade in the center, you’ll stumble upon some very impressive stone heads on the right side of the theater (Ostergågade 2). These massive art pieces have been carved in granite by Thomas Kadziola, and artist and sculptor born in 1962. They were actually made – but in…

Thea – Tea, Coffee, and Much More

If you want to purchase some Danish souvenirs to your gourmets friends or family, or just bring home a little piece of Nykøbing, the shop Thea is THE place to go. This amazing boutique is located in the center, at Frisegade 4. Thea is actually the little sister of Marius, the tobacco and alcool shop,…

Monkey Business with Kay Bojesen

If you go to Løveapoteket (The Lion Pharmacy) at Langgade 5, in the center of Nykøbing, you can’t miss the cheeky wooden monkey hanging in the middle of the shop. This is the work of an iconic Danish designer called Kay Bojesen (1886-1958). His philosopy was “great design is something that everyone is entitled to”….

Falster’s Golden Nature

Spring, summer or fall… Leaves, flowers and lichens always shine when they display gorgeous golden shades. I took most of these photos at Strandboulevarden and Svanedammen.

Flyer Tiger – Cheap, Cute and Creative

The shop is located in the heart of the town, in the main pedestrian street, at Jernbanegade 6B. According to what they say on their website, Flying Tiger Copenhagen claims they have what you need (pencils, handcream, batteries, napkins…), what you dream of (design lamp, embroidered cushion, tea pot…) and things you didn’t know existed….

Czarens Hus – The Tsar House

Named after the Russian Tsar Peter the Great who visited Nykøbing Falster in July 1716, The Tsar’s House is the towns’s landmark. The half-timbered house was built in the 1690′. Some archaeological researches suggested the place was already used in the 1200 to house merchants and servants. The first known owner was Ivar Rosenfeldt, who…

A Dogs Life – Four Chihuahuas in Nykøbing

I have the chance to share my life with 4 dogs, 4 chihuahuas. I know what you think : Mexican dogs in Denmark ? Don’t worry, in fall and wintertime they wear very warm coats ! Blueberry, Yokko, Diva and Zara love to walk, whatever the season (but not when it’s raining !). Among our…

The Conker Tree at Klosterkirken

In front of Klosterkirken (The Abbey Church), you can’t miss the magnificent conker tree (or horse-chestnut tree, Aesculus hippocastanum). Every time I admire it, I wonder how many marriage proposals took place under this tree… You can see the tree through the seasons, from spring to winter. (Click to see the galleries). I don’t know…