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On the island of Amager, less than a half hour from Copenhagen, the quaint fishing towns of Dragør (pronounced drah-wer) and Store Magleby feel far away in distance and time. The two adjacent villages are part of Dragør municipality. If it weren't for the planes whizzing to and from the nearby Copenhagen Airport, then the bobbing wooden boats, cobbled streets, small squares, and
well-preserved thatched-roof houses might make you think you'd gone back in time.
Just north of Copenhagen is the leafy, affluent coastal suburb of Charlottenlund, with a small, appealing beach that gets predictably crowded...