Weekend tips in the Copenhagen area

Lots of weekend activities; find here a few tips on nice exhibits to visit as well as Christmas markets  with handcrafted goods for you to …

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The coolest place to hang out? Libraries

Yes, we said libraries. As an expat, English language literature is a must, and as our expat writer found out, the Danish libraries excel in …

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Get into the festive spirit with Christmas concerts and carols in one of the many churches

December is a delightful month for those who enjoy the sound of songs and carols, performed in that very special venue – the church. It …

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Sankta Lucia – angels with burnt hair

The procession of singing girls dressed in white while holding candles in their hands is actually a beautiful December tradition. If you do not have …

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Ice skating – a fun and popular winter activity

Even while being far in the north, Danish winters don’t seem to offer many traditional winter activities. However, ice-skating is no longer subject to the …

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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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Tivoli’s version of The Nutcracker – an enchanting fairy tale ballet

Review of a slightly different version of the world-famous ballet, The Nutcracker, which in Tivoli’s version is given its very own life. This is the …

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Explore the more than 150 German Christmas markets – starting end November

No other country perfects the tradition of Christmas markets as well as Germany, and all larger German cities boast markets that run from the middle …

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Of Fir and Pine: The Search for the Perfect Christmas Tree

Danish Christmas traditions are a plenty: the lighting of the four candles on an Advent wreath every Sunday of December until Christmas Eve, or the …

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Visit a Christmas market at one of the old Danish Manor Houses

As Christmas is approaching fast and the weather getting colder, take advantage of the Christmas markets at old manor houses in Denmark. They are great …

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