Gløgg – take the shortcut or make your own from scratch

On a cold winter day, a glass of hot glögg  to warm you up is great. If you think Danes only make it from scratch …

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Indulge in gløgg and æbleskiver and other sweet treats at one of the many julemarkeder around

You can’t be anywhere in Europe at Christmastime and not make at least a few trips to the local Christmas markets. Needless to say, Denmark …

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Finding the Perfect Christmas Tree

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

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Visit the rare black diamond in Copenhagen

If you have not yet been to the Black Diamond, then make sure to go! It is an architectural masterpiece to be admired from the …

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It’s Yuletide sweater time again – is yours ready?

It’s beginning to look (and feel) a lot like sweater weather in Denmark, pretty much everywhere you go…not that we’re complaining. Did you know that …

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Take a walk up and down the Old King’s Road – an enjoyable excursion

Whatever the weather is like, taking a walk up and down this more than 1.8 km long road, lined with shops and eateries, is a …

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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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Tivoli’s Snow Queen – A spellbinding and dramatic ballet

Put up for the third time in Tivoli, the ballet is a delightful and mesmerizing performance with great music, dancing and acting. The article continues …

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Sunday 3 December is the first of four advent Sundays – is your wreath ready?

If you are new to this Christmas tradition find a few TIPS on how to make your own wreath. By Bente D. Knudsen An important …

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Going Christmas shopping? Don’t forget your BYTTEMÆRKE!

It’s that time of the year when homes, shops and streets are beautifully decorated; and many are planning their Christmas gift shopping. Don’t forget your …

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