An expat’s Danish Christmas experience: “Such an important family event”

Bettina Schmidbauer is German – married to a Dane. We met her to talk about her experiences with the Danish Christmas and her family’s Christmas …

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The joy of the ice-cold dip ” Are you insane or just slightly masochistic?”

Why on Earth do Danes want to jump into the sea in the middle of the winter when it’s freezing cold outside? The article continues …

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On Sunday it is the first of four advent Sundays – is your wreath ready?

If you are new to this Christmas tradition find here a few tips on how to take part by either buying one or making your …

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

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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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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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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Follow in the footsteps of Denmark’s Jews

Denmark commemorates the 75th anniversary of the unique rescue action, which saved 98 percent of Denmark’s Jews in October 1943. The article continues below. By …

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Death of a Danish music legend

Sunday morning a sad announcement affected the entire nation. Denmark’s number one rock star and a music icon, Kim Larsen, was dead. Find here a …

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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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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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