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Five things your graduate won’t tell you about their cap (Studenterhue) and a bit of cap history

It’s that time of the year again – streets full of trucks or horse-drawn carriages full of students and loud music, parading through the streets …

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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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Adjusting to Danish early education – a challenging experience says an American Mom

An American mom sends her two little sons off to school in Denmark and discovers that there are plenty of lessons to be learned from …

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It is really simple to make your own SMØRREBRØD

A really easy to make lunch (or even dinner) – you might be tempted to invite guests for a traditional Danish meal?  Find here our …

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Are you ready for the Great Prayer Day?

The first of a range of long weekends after Easter, Danes love their Great Prayer Day, Store Bededag. This bank holiday is unique to Denmark …

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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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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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So what is Easter in Denmark?

You might think, due to all the extended Easter bank holidays, that Danes are very religious and spend their free days going to special Easter …

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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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CultureWine & Dine

Visit the holy pub of Sankt Peder

One of the most original Danish lunch places in the Copenhagen area, here you can enjoy great food surrounded by locals. The article continues below. …

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The Fastelavnsbolle – a must have winter treat

Now is the time to have a great big heavy bun of Danish pastry filled with cream or whipped cream and chocolate icing on top. …

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Service in an equal society – the Danish case

Are you finding it difficult to get good service in shops and restaurants in Denmark? And what is good service? Our expat writer looks at …

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