How to avoid getting a parking ticket?

You are probably familiar with most parking signs, however, there may be local variations to be aware of to avoid that nasty surprise in your …

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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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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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How to care for your wood floor

Maybe you are prone to spring cleaning – but wonder how to treat your wood flood? Find here a few tips to help you. The …

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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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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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Out and About: Spending Christmas and New Year in Copenhagen and Denmark

Christmas Eve and the Christmas days are special in Denmark – everything (nearly) closes down and finding eateries that are open, and shops to buy …

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“Are you taking your vitamin D”?

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

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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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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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