Danish tradition of Sankt Hans threatened this year: Is it an Ancient Pagan Party or a Christian Holiday?

The burning ban imposed in 70 municipalities is a real threat to this tradition. If you ask a Dane why they celebrate Sankt Hans, you’ll …

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Storehouse – a new lunch spot in Østerbro/Nordhavn

The Nordhavn district is still expanding, however, eateries for lunch are not yet abundant, so the opening of Storehouse since June 4th for lunch is a welcome …

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Destination Christiansfeld – a Danish UNESCO World Heritage site

If you are planning to spend some of your summer holiday in Southern Jutland, Sønderjylland, do not miss this unique cultural heritage. Remember to visit …

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The diary in my moving box

A move to a new country, the surprising find of an old diary – all part of a personal journey, which reveals to our writer …

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Afternoon tea in the most lovely of rose gardens – a different summer experience

Explore the lovely park and castle of Bernstorff Slot, go back in time in the small and cosy rose garden of Danish Queen Louise, and …

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Important TIP – pay in local currency when travelling

If you have a Danish credit card or a combined Dankort/Visa card from your Danish bank –it can be tempting to choose the Danish currency …

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Due to the drought 61 municipalities have issued a general burning ban

As Denmark witnesses its driest May in 130 years, the arising serious drought situation has led 61 municipalities to issue a general burning ban to …

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This summer – check out the Nordic “Impressionists” – Skagensmalerne

Are you a fan of French Impressionism? Then check out the Nordic painters, Skagensmalerne, and visit the small town of Skagen, which comprises the home …

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Help celebrate the age-old Yoga discipline or try it out for the first time

Yoga is a 3,000-year-old discipline, and for the fourth time, the UN International Day of Yoga is celebrated on 21 June. In Denmark, you can …

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This season – check out the many Danish microbreweries

The warm season is the perfect time to venture out and about in Denmark – and why not do so while indulging in some of …

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