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Great Dane: Denmark’s Fairytale Island

January 9, 2017


It’s no surprise that the world’s most famous fairytale writer – Hans Christian Andersen – was born in Fyn. This is Denmark’s “garden island” – green hills populated with placidly munching cows, turret-topped castles, and half-timber farmhouses with chimneys emitting curls of smoke. In Fyn, you can do more than read Hans Christian Andersen’s famous […]

Sip Your Way Through Cava Country

June 6, 2016


Sip Your Way through Cava Country by AnneLise Sorensen Note: This is an updated version of my article that originally published in New York Magazine. Cava Country Spain’s famous bubbly has a reputation as a pauper’s champagne. But a wave of high-quality small-batch wineries just west of Barcelona is changing that. The Penedès region, just […]

Fruits, Nuts & Bulls’ Tails: La Boqueria in Barcelona

February 23, 2013


Fruits, Nuts & Bull’s Tails: La Boqueria in Barcelona by AnneLise Sorensen As they say in Barcelona, if you can’t find it in La Boqueria, you can’t find it anywhere. Barcelona’s largest food market rises over Las Ramblas, its Modernista cast-iron entrance giving way to a gaping hall of parades (stalls). The smell is dense […]

A Taste for Yak Butter Tea

January 12, 2013


A Taste for Yak Butter Tea by AnneLise Sorensen The bowl is placed gently in my hands. I look down at the thick, yellow liquid and sniff. It smells oily and rancid: yak butter tea. Three Tibetan women with browned, etched faces are sitting, like me, cross-legged on the floor. It’s quiet except for their […]