Fjordrejer … A summer delicacy

If you have noticed the really small pink shrimps served on white bread with a slice of lemon, then you have found the Danes’ preferred …

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The Danes and their bread

Have you ever entered a Danish bakery and felt a bit lost when faced with shelf after shelf of bread and cakes in all shapes, …

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Are you looking for a second hand bicycle – find out where to buy them

New fashionable brands can be extremely expensive, from DKK 3,000 and upwards, the same goes for children’s bicycles. Some of the larger supermarket chains and …

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Remember to buy your wheat bun – look for hvedeknopper or hveder

If you are keen to follow Danish traditions, then don’t miss out on buying the wheat buns and be ready to eat them either Thursday …

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Looking to make a bargain? Then go FLEA market SHOPPING

Flea markets, or ‘loppemarkeder’ in Danish, are increasing in popularity, and whether you are a buyer or a seller, from April to September… it’s FLEA …

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Wegner, Denmark’s King of Chairs, was never satisfied!

“If only you could design just one good chair in your life . . . But you simply cannot.” (Hans J. Wegner, 1952). Hans J. Wegner …

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Easter in Denmark

The Danish Easter is long – from Skærtorsdag to Påskemandag – shops and retailers close down – only opening on Saturday. The article continues below. …

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TREAT YOURSELF TO DANISH CAVIAR – STENBIDERROGN

Danish caviar, Stenbiderrogn, is a real treat and a small luxury Danes enjoy in the early spring. March is usually the high season, so now …

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How much cabbage can you eat during the winter?

As an expat you may be used to lovely fresh and tasty vegetables (and fruit) all year round. The move to Denmark provides a rude …

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Chase away the winter dreariness with a “daylight” lamp  

The lack of daylight is not to be taken lightly. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also called winter depression, is not uncommon, especially the further north …

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