Fredensborg is said to be the Queen’s favourite residence

During July the public can, exceptionally, get a peep inside the royal residence at Fredensborg Castle, said to be the Queen’s favourite. The article continues …

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Home, house, theft, which ones do you need ?

Here’s our GUIDE to the Danish insurance system and tips for what insurance you need as a tenant. The article continues below. By Bente D. …

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Your Copenhagen tourist is a teenager

Expats often have friends coming to visit, and depending on their age, their needs will be different. Find here our best tips for visiting teenagers. …

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Once again a unique event not to miss – the ambassador reception at Fredensborg Castle

The official reception of a foreign country’s highest representative is a very formal event and an ancient tradition. On 6 May it takes place at …

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How to care for your wood floor

Maybe you are prone to spring cleaning – but wonder how to treat your wood flood? Find here a few tips to help you. The …

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When dusk falls – join in the walk along Kastellet ( The Citadel) in Copenhagen

Another Great Prayer Day tradition is to walk along the ramparts of Copenhagen city, however, as they were all torn down in 1850, citizens walk …

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Are you ready for the Great Prayer Day?

The first of a range of long weekends after Easter, Danes love their Great Prayer Day, Store Bededag. This bank holiday is unique to Denmark …

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Big “howling day” coming up on 4 May – thankfully no need to worry

The testing of the howling sirens is an annually recurring event, taking place on the first Wednesday in May at 12:00. A reminder of what to …

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Great Prayer Day wheat buns – look for hvedeknopper or hveder

If you are keen to follow Danish traditions, then don’t miss out on buying the Great Prayer Day wheat buns. Prepare them properly or you …

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Candles will grace the windows in Denmark on 4 May at dusk

If you go for a walk as dusk sets in on the evening of 4 May you will see burning candles in many windows. Not …

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