Madam Blå – anything but blue

Forget iconic brands such as Royal Copenhagen, Georg Jensen, Kähler and the like. The one true iconic Danish brand is Madam Blue – Madam Blå, …

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New to Danish Work Culture? Learn more about herding the Danes

“Managing Danes is like herding cats!” laughs Heidi Rottbøll Andersen. Not her own words, but those of an American manager who, baffled at the attitude …

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Adjusting to Danish early education – a challenging experience says an American Mom

I will be forever thankful that my children got a taste of childhood at its finest, its messiest, and its (calculated) riskiest. That they learned to …

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Remember when dealing with cultural clashes: It’s not personal

The words are those of Pernilla Rorso. With both Danish and Swedish roots, and also an American family, and a long career in international management …

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It helps – to put your CULTURE in perspective – when trying to understand the Danish one

Coming to Denmark as an expat means having to deal with a culture that is not your own, and that can be a puzzling experience …

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Danish HYGGE – even Danes don’t realise that, surprisingly, it is not about the candles

Put candles on the table, in the windowsill, and a couple elsewhere in your room. Buy candy, snacks, wine or beer, invite some friends, and …

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Cycling – find here our best tips to help you make a safe trip all year round

Cycling in Denmark is an important part of life here and a large amount of cyclists are present at all times of the day whatever …

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Teaching Vikings Good Manners and how to behave

Inge Correll is a Danish institution in the dos and don’ts of good manners and how to behave properly. For more than a quarter of …

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Why the Danes love their royal family

You cannot stay long in Denmark without noticing the importance of the royal family, countless public events are marked with a royal presence and the …

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The Danish Royals may seem wealthy but actually they do not own much

The Danish royal family does not posses a huge fortune – even if they look wealthy with their castles and classy cars. The article continues …

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