What’s up with this FLAG the Danes always are WAVING?

No occasion is better to understand the Danes’ fascination with their flag than at the Royal Family’s birthdays or an important football match. But what …

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Madam Blå – anything but blue

Forget iconic brands such as Royal Copenhagen, Georg Jensen, Kähler and the like. The one true iconic Danish brand everyone has some kind of a …

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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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Spring time is cycling time – important tips to help you make a safe trip

You may be inspired by the large amount of cyclists present at all times of the day to have a go at it yourself or …

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FROM PRESCHOOL TO FIRST GRADE: WHAT I LEARNED ABOUT DANISH EARLY EDUCATION

An American mom sends her two little sons off to school in Denmark and discovers that there are plenty of lessons to be learned from …

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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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Seven deadly sins – in dealing with a new culture

By Inger Stokkink Geert Hofstede pointed out pitfalls, or frequently made mistakes, in connection with culture and values. He calls them the seven deadly sins, …

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DK’s only Oscar and Emmy award winner – who is film maker SUSANNE BIER?

Denmark’s leading female filmmaker is both an Oscar and Emmy award winner. Last night three of the leading actors of her first TV-series ” The Night …

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Winter time is book time

It may not be the most obvious way to get to know a country, but it is one of the best: through its writers and …

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Cyclists’ road rage is escalating

Denmark’s cycling culture is a national pride, but during the past couple of years, the rising number of cyclists and their inappropriate behaviour has come …

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