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? Find out how the Danish political system works here. The article continues …

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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 Fredensborg Castle on 22 September. Text and …

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Flags flying to commemorate those fallen in the service of Denmark

Flags will be flying on 5 September to commemorate those who have fallen while deployed on an international mission in the service of Denmark. By …

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Going swimming? – Check the bathing water after heavy rain

After the heavy rain you may be asking yourself about the quality of the bathing water in or near the larger cities. Certainly, with the …

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Delays on all S-trains until 8 August at 19:00 due to strong winds

Due to the ongoing weather situation with heavy rain and strong winds, DSB has decided to reduce the speed on all S-lines, this will mean …

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Warning against FAKE LANDLORDS and housing scams

Affordable accommodation is difficult in many cities in Denmark and unfortunately, fake landlords and swindlers are often just waiting to deceive those looking for a …

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Going home for your vacation and planning to sublet your Danish home short term?

Planning to make a little extra money by renting out your apartment or house while you are away? Do you know which insurance will cover …

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Burning ban a problem for Sankt Hans in most parts of Denmark

If you want to watch the burning of the midsummer bonfire, this year you may have to travel to another part of Denmark to do …

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Sankt Hans is only possible in areas without a burning ban

If you ask Danes, why they celebrate Sankt Hans, you’ll likely hear it’s an old Danish tradition. However, as with many traditions in Denmark, the …

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