The Fastelavnsbolle – a must have winter treat

Now is the time to have a great big heavy bun of Danish pastry filled with cream or whipped cream and chocolate icing on top. …

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One more official flag flying day in 2023

Impossible to live in Denmark for long without noticing the Danes’ fascination with their flag – this year one more has been added. Find all …

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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 taking your vitamin D”?

In Denmark, the cold season can be a real challenge. Not only are the dark months hard to get through; the lack of sun may …

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Danish HYGGE – even Danes don’t realise that, surprisingly, it is not about the candles

Put candles on the table, in the windowsill, and a couple elsewhere in your room. Buy candy, snacks, wine or beer, invite some friends, and …

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Potato holiday coming up – are you going somewhere? What a lucky potato you are!

Did any Dane ever say this to you and you thought they had gone mad? Well, it’s one of those expressions you can’t translate. In …

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Visit the holy pub of Sankt Peder

One of the most original Danish lunch places in the Copenhagen area, here you can enjoy great food surrounded by locals. The article continues below. …

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What do the Danes think of their Royal Family and what role does the Danish Monarchy have?

You cannot stay long in Denmark without noticing the importance of the royal family. But who are they and what role do they have in …

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The King of bread – Rugbrød

To foreigners perhaps the strangest Danish bread is the rugbrød – rye bread. The dark, compact, whole grain brick that takes some time to chew …

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New to Danish Work Culture? Learn more about herding the Danes

“Managing Danes is like herding cats!” laughs Heidi Rottbøll Andersen. Not her own words, but those of an American manager who, baffled at the attitude …

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