Tips – how to choose an insurance policy in Denmark

An online guide to help consumers has been developed by the Danish consumer watchdog, Forbrugerrådet Tænk (The Danish Consumer Council), and the association of insurers …

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Which insurance company to choose?

In a new country, choosing an insurance company can be extremely difficult. You will want to know who they are and what they cover, maybe …

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Insurances – which one do you need ?

Every country has its own regulation and insurance policy structure concerning what companies cover, and more specifically, what they don’t. Here’s our guide to understanding …

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Season of running noses, coughs and fever

It is that time of the year again when we are exposed to a great deal of infections of various kind. Children and young children …

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Chase away the winter dreariness with a “daylight” lamp  

The lack of daylight is not to be taken lightly as our expat writer found out. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also called winter depression, is …

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CANDLES – Deadly Danish HYGGE?

Before you adopt the Danish custom of lighting candles take note that in a country, where on average 16 hours a day are spent at …

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Make the first move to get Danes to understand other cultures’ traditions

What to do if you are living in an area where no-one celebrates Halloween? A “stay at home” dad found the solution. Find out how …

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With all the wind – do you know how cold it is for your skin when you go outside?

You probably already know about the effect of wind to enhance how cold you feel. DMI’s chill factor index helps you asses just how cold …

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Acute lack of GP’s in Copenhagen and Frederiksberg municipalities

On 30 August, the region responsible for medical care in the Greater Copenhagen area, Region Hovedstaden, announced that newcomers, and those moving around in Copenhagen …

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It helps – to put your CULTURE in perspective – when trying to understand the Danish one

Coming to Denmark as an expat means having to deal with a culture that is not your own, and that can be a puzzling experience …

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