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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.

Latest Posts

We love to write about travel and expat life. Take a look at our most recent posts.

When we write about travel you’ll see everything from tour reviews, travel hacks and tips, trip itineraries, city guides and our take on hot topics.

Our posts on expat life offer advice and anecdotes about living abroad. If you’re planning to move to another country or just want to know what it’s like, read on. We share our experiences and perspectives on all the ups and downs of expatriating. It’s not easy, but we learned a lot since moving to Copenhagen and now we live like locals.

Whatever we’re discussing we bring you our perspectives as a gay couple traveling and our lives as gay American expats.

Napoli, Italy Trip Itinerary – Part 1
The plans and itinerary for our Napoli, Italy trip include a visit to Pompeii, Mount Vesuvius and a vineyard followed
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20 questions about copenhagen
20 questions about Copenhagen to celebrate 850 years
We get asked a lot of questions about life in Copenhagen. Here's 20 answers to the most common.
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TRL Quiz – Totally Remember Lyrics?
In case you missed it, MTV announced that they will be rebooting TRL starting in October 2017. For a decade,…
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A Back to School Laugh
Share with a Teacher – they need a laugh right now It’s back to school time and this one is…
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Solo Traveler Traveling alone - why everyone should try it once
Traveling alone – Why everyone should try it once
Traveling alone can be an incredible experience, even though it comes with advantages and disadvantages. Here I explain the best
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Cooking as an Expat Orange Ginger Salmon Over Sweet Potato Noodles with End of Summer Salad Strawberries and Blue Cheese
Cooking as an Expat – Orange Ginger Soy Salmon Over Sweet Potato Noodles with End of Summer Salad
Living in Denmark, we have taken up cooking at home more frequently. Eating out in Copenhagen has no dimmer switch…
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