The Danish Local Elections Matter – Also for Foreigners

Suddenly the streets are cluttered with election campaign posters again and we start to get to know lots of new faces and names. The unusual aspect to these elections is that many non-Danes are able to participate in them. On November 21st we get to vote for the local and regional governments in Denmark. Given … Continue reading The Danish Local Elections Matter – Also for Foreigners

The Municipal and Regional Election 2017

It's close to impossible to miss all the posters of the candidates hanging from every possible tree, bridge and lamppost. If you are wondering what all this is about, what it means to you or what it means to Denmark - this post is for you. With all the many smiling faces staring down at … Continue reading The Municipal and Regional Election 2017

Copenhagen Restaurant Series: The Laundromat Café

The Laundromat Cafe is one of those ”only-in-Denmark” cafes. You know what I mean—only in Denmark can you find a café that serves American-style brunch, that has a little area for kids to play in, and that has a laundromat inside the café. My friend and I met up at the said café one rainy … Continue reading Copenhagen Restaurant Series: The Laundromat Café

Useful Words and Phrases

To help you get started with the Danish language, we've made a list of the most basic and useful words and phrases. A few Danish words to get you started Weekdays (ugedage) week = uge Time = tid Months (måneder) month = måned Seasons (årstider) FOOD (MAD) Beverages (drikkevarer) Fruits and Vegetables (frugt og grøntsager) … Continue reading Useful Words and Phrases

Summer in Denmark

Although slightly late, here's our 2017 updated guide for summer in Denmark. We might not be sure to have +25 degrees celcius - but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty of great things to do. We've done our best to make the post as thorough and as versatile as possible, feel free to skip to … Continue reading Summer in Denmark

Sankt Hans; Danish Midsummer

Sankt Hans – 23 of June Sankt Hans is a Danish Midsummer celebrated on the evening of 23 June. Every year, in every city there are bonfires on beaches and in parks.  They are accompanied by concerts, speeches, and picnics. It has been celebrated since the times of the Vikings by lighting up a large bonfire … Continue reading Sankt Hans; Danish Midsummer

Copenhagen Restaurant Series: VeVe

Recommended to me by a number of people, booking a dinner reservation at VeVe was a no brainer. With the name originating from the Danish words, Vegetarisk Verdenskøkken, (meaning vegetarian world cuisine) its no surprise that, as a vegetarian myself; I was immediately drawn to it. Given the higher price level of the restaurant, we saved … Continue reading Copenhagen Restaurant Series: VeVe

Your Guide to Danish Food Labels

In Denmark and in the EU there are a lot of initiatives and laws that make things easy for us consumers. There are several labels on the products we purchase that can help us figure out what the product contains and/or how it's been made. These labels can be quite confusing if you're new in … Continue reading Your Guide to Danish Food Labels

Mum & Baby Guide to Copenhagen

Copenhagen is without any doubt a baby-friendly city. Read about the city’s attractions and places that provide you with all you need for you and your baby to relax and enjoy the big city life. In Copenhagen, you can see parents with kids or groups of mums with strollers everywhere. In cafés, food halls, museums … Continue reading Mum & Baby Guide to Copenhagen