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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Koldskål with kammerjunkere – a summer delicacy

There is nothing more Danish than enjoying a bowl of koldskål with kammerjunkere in the summer. The article continues below. By Susanne Simmons Kee As …

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Manners and how to behave in a society influenced by the free spirit of the 1960s and 70s

In Denmark, the importance of learning the “dos and don’ts” of how to behave was for many years perceived as something rather controversial, archaic and …

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FREE Danish conversation classes in Copenhagen

Getting the opportunity to speak and practice Danish is not always easy, many expats find that Danes tend to switch to English when they try. …

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What’s in a name? Apparently a lot if your baby is born in Denmark.

If you are new to Denmark, you may be surprised to learn that all babies born in Denmark must be given a name from a …

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Shopping for your daily groceries – Our GUIDE to the Danish Grocery Market

Getting used to shopping for your groceries in a new country can be quite a challenge. In Denmark, for instance, you won’t find any of …

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“You cannot define Danish Fashion based on what you see people wearing”

Interview with Denmark’s own version of Anna Wintour (the notable Vogue editor), fashion editor and former model, Lotte Freddie, also known as Denmark’s fashion Queen …

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Setting up your own business in Denmark – our quick guide

Our guide to getting started will walk you through the steps required, so you never know – the next big thing in Danish business could …

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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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Trailing partners – choosing life experiences over work experiences

Are you suffering from what I call the expat partner conundrum where you have to choose life experiences over work experiences because you follow your …

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