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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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The Danes and their bread

Have you ever entered a Danish bakery and felt a bit lost when faced with shelf after shelf of bread and cakes in all shapes, …

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Official flag flying days

Impossible to live in Denmark for long without noticing the Danes’ fascination with their flag, find here all the official flag days in 2020 and …

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Gaekkebreve – a Danish Easter tradition

A lovely activity to enjoy with your children during lockdown, gaekkebreve are beautiful handmade cards, traditionally sent at this time of year. The article continues …

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Royal Copenhagen porcelain – saved by the facelift of a young designer

Did you ever wonder about the love affair Danes seem to have with their porcelain brand Royal Copenhagen? Outdated and old fashioned, it was saved …

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Queen’s speech in English

The Royal House has made available an English language version of her address to the Danish people on 17 March 2020. The article continues below. …

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The Danish Royals may seem rich but they actually don’t own much

The Danish royal family does not posses a huge fortune – even if they look rich with their castles, classy cars and amazing jewellery. The …

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New to Danish Work Culture? Learn more about herding the Danes

“Managing Danes is like herding cats!” laughs Heidi Rottbøll Andersen. Not her own words, but those of an American manager who, baffled at the attitude …

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Service in an equal society – the Danish case

The lack of good service in shops and restaurants seems to be a standard topic amongst expats. Our expat writer looks at the challenges of …

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The King of bread – Rugbrød

To foreigners perhaps the strangest Danish bread is the rugbrød – rye bread. The dark, compact, whole grain brick that takes some time to chew …

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