Great Prayer Day wheat buns – look for hvedeknopper or hveder

If you are keen to follow Danish traditions, then don’t miss out on buying the Great Prayer Day wheat buns. Prepare them properly or you …

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SOUP could be your easy “fast” food alternative until fresh spring vegetables arrive

With the coming cold weekend – and uninviting selection of fresh vegetables these last cold days – maybe this is the time to go looking …

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

Denmark is windy and a modern wind chill factor developed by DMI can help you evaluate just how cold the added wind is. The article …

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Brighten your winter home with tulips

Despite the cold outside, cut tulips are in season; a good tip to help you endure the grey clouds and short days. The article continues …

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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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Gear up for the cold and rainy season

Autumn  and winter means rain,  wind and much colder temperatures. Being prepared for it with the right rain gear is essential. By Inger Stokkink and …

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The short and dark days ahead may zap all your energy – what to do?

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also called winter depression, is not uncommon, especially the further north you get. Find our best tips on what you can …

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CHILDREN’S CLOTHES – How to dress your preschool child during the cold months

Sunshine, rain, lots of wind, even the occasional storm and then sunshine again. The Danish autumn and winter weather can be tricky. The article continues …

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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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The rules of the game; understanding the Danish political system

Are you new to Denmark? Or just still puzzled about how everything works? We give you here a brief introduction to how the system works. …

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