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The way I see it: René Redzepi on Copenhagen

Noma’s co-founder on the best spots in Copenhagen to walk, take the kids – and eat the odd meal, too

Copenhagen feels like one of the sleepiest capitals in Europe. A million people live here but everything’s relaxed, nobody’s in a rush and it’s very safe. It’s very easy to find a big space, and there’s plenty of history.

One of the best parks for kids is just outside Copenhagen. It’s called Dyrehaven (visitcopenhagen.com/copenhagen/the-deer-park), which means animal garden and that’s what it is. There are deer and rabbits roaming free and you can walk among them. And there’s tons of things to eat there, like wild mint or the tender leaves of birch trees. Kids truly love it. I don’t know if anyone does organised foraging there though – I’m thinking of a business model …

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Ferrari theme park to open at PortAventura resort near Barcelona

Attractions to include Europe’s fastest and highest vertical accelerator and a hotel in the shape of an F1 front wing

Ferrari has announced plans to open its first theme park in Europe, bringing the prancing horse to the PortAventura resort near Barcelona.

Due to open in 2016, the 75,000 metre square Ferrari Land promises to include Europe’s fastest and highest vertical accelerator and a 250-room hotel in the shape of an F1 front wing, billed as Ferrari’s first five-star hotel. The project, involving an overall investment of €100m (£83m), will be built by private equity firms Investindustrial and KKR, under licence from Ferrari.

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