Carriene Rendbo is the founder and owner of I Love Natural Hair - a webshop dedicated to people with curly hair, helping them to manage, accept and learn about their curls.
As well as retailing products for 'curlies' (as she affectionately calls them), Carriene is also a trained trichologist, running monthly workshops both online and in person. Her business continues to go from strength to strength, and she recently became the EU distributor for one of the brands that she sells.
Originally from London, Carriene now calls Copenhagen her home, where she lives with her husband and two children. After living in the city for over 9 years, we figured Carriene would know a few decent places for us to check out. Here are some of her favourite places in the Danish capital...
"If you're looking for tasty cocktails, good beers, great music and a good vibe, this bar is the place to be. Dexter's brings a touch of the Caribbean to Copenhagen. Be prepared to feel welcomed by the super friendly owner Dexter, and walk away with more friends than you walked in with."
"AMAZING COCKTAILS is how I would describe this bar. I usually like to start here before I move onto somewhere else. Be prepared to have your tastebuds tantalized!"
"For anyone that knows me, they know that eating great food is my favourite pastime. Llama restaurant is a fusion of Scandinavian and Latin American / Cajun food. It's a classy restaurant, yet relaxed atmosphere. The service is always amazing, and the food is to die for. Depending on what day you go on, they have a resident DJ who plays a tune or two for you to shake a leg after your meal. Don't forget to make a reservation before you go, otherwise you may be disappointed."
LOUISIANA MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
"This museum is gorgeous and provides some of the best architecture and modern art that Denmark has to offer. It is a mixture of landscape, architecture and modern art. There is something for everyone and is child friendly. The location of the museum gives a panoramic view of Sweden. Be prepared to spend the whole day there, with many things to occupy yourself with."
LIVE MUSIC WITH THE 5 TO 8's
"If you like a fusion of hip hop + funk, which makes live music babies of pure magic, then this group is the one to listen to in Copenhagen! They play once a month at various places in Copenhagen. It is always an amazing vibe, but be prepared to dance. You won't be able to help it!"
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