The Danish Christmas traffic

If you have not left Denmark and are expecting to travel during Christmas, it can be a good idea to take note of how the …

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In the royal family a new year begins with the traditional and finest of the New Year’s Levees, the banquet

Everyone comes in their finest and the event is covered by TV and other members of the press with live transmissions from the arrival. By …

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Fireworks are legal to use in Denmark from 27 December until 1 January

You may have noticed the adverts for fireworks popping up just now. They are legal to buy from 15 December, however, you cannot use them …

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Take advantage of the great kids’ activities on offer

“One of the things I’ve enjoyed most has been discovering some of the child-friendly museums and great kid’s activities this country has to offer.” The …

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Enjoy the spectacular sight of a gold coach and its mounted escort

For Danish Royalists the beginning of January is a great treat. The many Nytårskure, the New Year Levees, are unique opportunities to witness the age-old …

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Out and About: Spending Christmas and New Year in Copenhagen and Denmark

Christmas Eve and the Christmas days are special in Denmark – everything (nearly) closes down and finding eateries that are open, and shops to buy …

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Danish Police arrested 20 in large-scale action against a terrorist network

Join efforts between the Danish Intelligence service PET and the Danish police resulted in a spectacular and unprecedented action. By Bente D. Knudsen The good …

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

Danish Christmas traditions are a plenty: the lighting of the Advent wreath or the burning of dated candles, every day, counting down to the 24 …

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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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