Director of Business Development at UNICEF, Hanna Line Jakobsen, and SKT. PETRI join ‘Biking for Children’
Biking for a good cause
Every time a guest takes a bike from SKT. PETRI out for a spin, it offers more than just a trip around Copenhagen. When pedaling through the city you are also helping UNICEF’s work to ensure that every child has access to good education world wide. Throughout the summer SKT. PETRI donates 20 DKK for each time a guest rents a bike from the hotel.
Director of Business Development at UNICEF, Hanna Line Jakobsen loves to ride her bike and uses it daily: “My bike means everything. I use it every day, whether it is for picking up my kids from school or biking to work at UN city in Nordhavn. In that way I see myself as a true Copenhagener and wouldn’t know what to do if I didn’t have my bike. It is without a doubt the best way to experience Copenhagen,” she says.
See Copenhagen like a local
Hanna Line lives in Vesterbro and loves the area for its diversity and life. Particularly the area around Værnedamsvej, which is full of cafés and coffee shops, has a special place in her heart, and Hanna Line loves to spend a couple hours there wondering the streets. In addition, she also recommends: “The Meatpacking District – I have probably had dinner at each and every restaurant here as well as visited some of the bars for a glass of wine. It is a really nice place to visit on a sunny day and is great for people watching too. And then there are all of Copenhagen’s many parks – The Horticultural Garden or ‘Landbohøjskolens Have’ in Frederiksberg has a nice park, and next to Frederiksberg Garden you will find the Royal Horticultural Society Garden, which is a little hidden oasis, that neither many tourist nor locals know about, but it is just so nice and relaxing. I also use Søndermarken close to the new Carlsberg City, but that’s more if you want to play ball games or have a picnic.”
Hanna Line also recommends to bike around the lakes of Copenhagen, and says in addition that she loves a dip in the sea and recommends to stop by the harbour pool at Islands Brygge, or if you are in for a longer bike ride, then Hanna Line recommends Amager Strandpark and says: “Denmark is surrounded by water and you really feel it out there.”
“Finally, I love Nyhavn, despite its rumour of being a bit of a tourist trap. Try Nebbiolo, a small wine bar on one of the side streets to Nyhavn. It is so nice, and on Sunday’s they host family style dinners that are completely sold out if you don’t reserve a table before hand. Here, you just sit by a long table and wine and dine for a relatively cheap money,” she concludes.
See all Hanna Line Jakobsen’s recommendations on the map below.