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Tulips, the must have winter treat to brighten your home

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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Can a public toilet be a tourist sight?

Copenhagen City boasts beautiful old public restrooms, staffed by attendants to ensure a clean and safe visit. The article continues below. By Bente D. Knudsen …

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When the wind blows during winter – do you know how cold it is for your skin when you go outside?

Denmark is windy, the modern wind chill factor developed by DMI can help you evaluate just how cold the wind feels on your skin. The …

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Just Danish things: Quirks to know before you go

Denmark has a trove of amusing cultural quirks that only unravel once you’re here.  You’re bound to encounter these sooner rather than later; read our …

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Official flag flying days in 2024

Impossible to live in Denmark for long without noticing the Danes’ fascination with their flag. Spring is usually full of official flag flying days, find …

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Are you taking your vitamin D ?

In Denmark, the cold season can be a real challenge. Not only are the dark months hard to get through; the lack of sun may …

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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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Cycling – find our BEST TIPS to help you make a safe trip all year round

Cycling is an important part of life here and many cyclists are present at all times of the day; whatever the season.  Our cycling GUIDE …

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CANDLES – Deadly Danish HYGGE?

Before you adopt the Danish custom of lighting candles take note that in a country, where on average 16 hours a day are spent at …

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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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Have something sweet with your tea today

No time to bake a cake? Danish bakeries are full of delicious alternatives. This weekend you might be tempted to try a new one? The …

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Mortensaften: Danish version of giving thanks for a good harvest?

Leaves in all shades of fall brilliance blanket the landscape, cracking and squishing as we walk. It is November. That means one thing: Mortensaften or …

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Bike Rentals in Copenhagen: find our break down of the popular go-to’s for locals and tourists alike.

The best way to discover a city is on foot ? Not so in Copenhagen, the only appropriate and acceptable way to go about it …

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Danish HYGGE – even Danes don’t realise that, surprisingly, it is not about the candles

Put candles on the table, in the windowsill, and a couple elsewhere in your room. Buy candy, snacks, wine or beer, invite some friends, and …

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