Escapes, inspirations and more with Zohaer Majhadi

1.What was your latest or most special escape?

I went to Copenhagen, Denmark with my partner last summer and I think it was one of my favorite trip so far. I loved everything about it from the food to the art galleries. Everything was amazing.

2. What was the purpose of your travels?

The purpose of my trip was to disconnect from Turkey completely and experience a new aesthetic.

 3. Who did you travel with?

I travel with my life partner Doga – a dentist based in Istanbul. He’s a Sagittarius and super active.

4. What places did you visit during this escape?

We went to visit most areas of Copenhagen. We stayed in Vesterbro and spent a lot of time in Norrebro and Christianshavn. We spent some precious time at the Danish Design Museum and Louisiana, Arken, and we went shopping at WoodWood, Storm, Henrik Vibsov stores. Copenhagen has the best shopping experience. Everything is so edgy and cool.

5. What is an anecdote or unforgettable memory from this trip? 

The new industrial island Area of Holmen has a bunch of new restaurants. I loved to see all those warehouses and experimental places next to each other. One of them has a private bay beach and you could jump in the water after your lunch : La Banchina. Ammas – the new Noma burger joint was closed unfortunately on Mondays.

6. Favorite restaurant(s) or culinary experiences?

Ved Stranden to have oysters and wine. Apollo Bar pre dinner. Parterre for Breakfast. La Banchina for lunch. Fiskebar for dinner.

7. Any hidden gems you could whisper to us?

OT TO GO Pizza. Best, best best pizza we have tried.

8. What not to miss?

The nightlife in Kodbyen is amazing. We ended up one night at some 90’s rave there in a basement.

9. What’s one of your favorite travel films or books?

My favorite travel film is Marrakech Express.

10. And your favorite travel soundtrack? 

THE BLAZE 1000000%

11. What does escape mean to you?

It means discovering and disconnecting.

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