Danish tradition of Sankt Hans threatened this year: Is it an Ancient Pagan Party or a Christian Holiday?

The burning ban imposed in 70 municipalities is a real threat to this tradition. If you ask a Dane why they celebrate Sankt Hans, you’ll …

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Important TIP – pay in local currency when travelling

If you have a Danish credit card or a combined Dankort/Visa card from your Danish bank –it can be tempting to choose the Danish currency …

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Due to the drought 61 municipalities have issued a general burning ban

As Denmark witnesses its driest May in 130 years, the arising serious drought situation has led 61 municipalities to issue a general burning ban to …

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Grundlovsdag is not really a national day nor a bank holiday – however, there will be closed doors

Tomorrow 5 June Danes celebrate a rather confusing “almost” bank holiday – with closed retail shops but many private businesses still at work. The article …

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Going home this summer and planning to sublet your Danish home short term?

With only four weeks until the Danish summer holiday season starts, you may be planning to make a little extra money by renting out your …

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The Royal Stables and the Mounted GARD HUSSARS

More than a museum – with the support from Queen Margrethe the 325 year old Royal Stables and her Royal mounted guards, Gardehussar Regimentets Hesteeksorte, …

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Help Cheer the Crown Prince on Saturday

The traditional balcony scene at Amalienborg Palace is a grand sight, even if you will not be alone, as thousands of Danes join in to …

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A new home for top-level sailors in Aarhus opened today by the Crown Prince Couple

Today Crown Prince Frederik opened the Aarhus International Sailing Centre, and it couldn’t be more fitting that that it should be him: the Crown Prince …

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The reluctant Crown Prince

This week you cannot avoid noticing that Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik is turning 50. For many years he was the reluctant future king, as all …

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Increased traffic pressure in Nordhavn due to cruise season

A record number of guests are expected 20 May, as 13,000 guests arrive on four cruise ships at the cruise ship terminal in Nordhavn. Maybe …

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