It is really simple to make your own SMØRREBRØD

A really easy to make lunch (or even dinner) – you might be tempted to invite guests for a traditional Danish meal?  Find here our …

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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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Remember when dealing with cultural clashes: It’s not personal

The words are those of Pernilla Rorso. With both Danish and Swedish roots, and also an American family, and a long career in international management …

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So what is Easter in Denmark?

You might think, due to all the extended Easter bank holidays, that Danes are very religious and spend their free days going to special Easter …

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Gaekkebreve – a Danish Easter tradition

A lovely activity to enjoy with your children during lockdown, gaekkebreve are beautiful handmade cards, traditionally sent at this time of year. The article continues …

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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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Service in an equal society – the Danish case

Are you finding it difficult to get good service in shops and restaurants in Denmark? And what is good service? Our expat writer looks at …

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The Danish Royals may seem rich but they actually don’t own much

The Danish royal family does not posses a huge fortune – even if they look rich with their castles, classy cars and amazing jewellery. The …

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Official flag flying days in 2022

Impossible to live in Denmark for long without noticing the Danes’ fascination with their flag, find all the official flag flying days this year and …

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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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