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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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Fredensborg is said to be the Queen’s favourite residence

During July the public can, exceptionally, get a peep inside the royal residence at Fredensborg Castle, said to be the Queen’s favourite. The article continues …

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Looking for a second hand bicycle ? Find our best tips on where to buy them

Impossible to live for a long time in Denmark without a bicycle. You may find new ones quite expensive? Find our best tips for buying …

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YOUR GUIDE TO NAVIGATING DENMARK AS A NEWLY ARRIVED EXPAT

Relocating is an overwhelming and intimidating prospect and to help make the initial move as seamless and straightforward as possible find our tips for must-knows …

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Home, house, theft, which ones do you need ?

Here’s our GUIDE to the Danish insurance system and tips for what insurance you need as a tenant. The article continues below. By Bente D. …

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Which insurance company to choose?

In a new country, choosing an insurance company can be extremely difficult. You will want to know who they are and what they cover, maybe …

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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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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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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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Finding other expats in Denmark

You’ve (just) arrived in your new country and you’ve stacked the last pile of clothes in the wardrobe. In other words, you’re settled – or …

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How to find the best offers for insurance policies in Denmark

An online guide to help consumers has been developed by the Danish consumer watchdog, Forbrugerrådet Tænk (The Danish Consumer Council), and the association of insurers …

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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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Wegner, Denmark’s King of Chairs, was never satisfied!

“If only you could design just one good chair in your life . . . But you simply cannot.” (Hans J. Wegner, 1952). Hans J. Wegner …

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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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