Welcome to Robe Trotting

An above-average travel blog and expatriate resource guide designed by 2 American expats living in Copenhagen. We aim to inspire you to go abroad for a week or forever.

We are Derek and Mike – a couple of gay American expats who love to travel the world. Life abroad has been amazing, never dull and afforded us the opportunity to travel the world.

We want to inspire and equip you to see the world whether it’s for a vacation or to live. Look around and learn more about our travels, our life abroad and the differences between living in Europe and living in America. Use our travel resources to help yourself find your next adventure.

The world knows a lot about America, but Americans know very little about the rest of the world. Let’s change that.


We both love to travel and want to inspire others to do the same. Explore the world through our travel posts and get inspired yourself.

Expat Life

Living abroad can be challenging, rewarding, overwhelming and wonderful. Read our advice, guides and learn from our experiences as expats.

Travel Resources

Check out our resources for finding flights, lodging, tours, insurance and all you need to make sure that your travels are everything you imagine.

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Recent Posts


Day Trips from Tokyo: Tokyo to Kyoto

Tokyo is an amazing city with no shortage of things to do, but you should also plan a day trip to Kyoto while there. I did and this is my day exploring Kyoto and how you can plan the ultimate Kyoto day trip from Tokyo.

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Tower of London Tour, Tickets, Prices and Highlights

The Tower of London wasn’t always a place that people wanted to see the inside of – but you can’t miss it when you’re in London. Find out everything you need to know about Tower of London tours – tickets, prices, hours, expectations and highlights. Check out what you need to know, buy your tickets and be on your way – all from this post.

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“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”

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