A Danish Christmas Story

What is so special about the Danish Christmas you might ask – is Christmas in Denmark different from the rest of the Christian celebration? By …

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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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Tivoli’s version of The Nutcracker – an enchanting fairy tale ballet

This December you can enjoy Tivoli’s enchanting version of the world-famous ballet, The Nutcracker, with the beautiful music played live by Copenhagen Phil’s 70 musicians. …

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Mounted royal guards, horses and a horse-drawn carriage at the reception of new AMBASSADORS by the Queen

A very formal event and an ancient tradition when the Danish Queen recieves a country’s highest representative at Amalienborg Castle on 9 December. Text and …

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Outdoor winter training despite the weather is good for your mental health. Find our tips here

Research shows that outdoor physical activity is really important to the health of body and mind. You can train indoors but maybe you prefer being …

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Guide to “annual pass versus single ticket” to major Danish museums and leisure parks

With a new year in sight and a several long winter months, you may want to consider the advantages and cost effectiveness of an annual …

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Skiing Scandinavia – our guide and best tips

Go north for your next ski trip. Why? Because “fjellet” is fantastic, the skiing is awesome, the light is wonderful, and it is all about …

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Visit the delightful town of Dragør right at the tip of Amager, founded by Dutch immigrants

It was my first day-trip here in Denmark, since Dragør is easily accessible from the capital, located only 12 km from Copenhagen, on the coast …

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The Queen’s horses and the Royal Stables

Being an old Kingdom also means maintaining old traditions such as the upkeep of a royal stable more than 300 years old; a visit a …

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Northern Delights & Santa

As the cold season takes hold, it’s tempting to head south to seek a warmer climate for a winter break. However, for those with a …

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