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

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

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

A New Food Hall in Copenhagen

Many Copenhageners are familiar with two food markets in the city, Torvehallerne right next to Nørreport Station and Papirøen on Christianshavn. However, they might not have heard of the new kid in town: WestMarket in Vesterbro. Nestled between Vesterbrogade and Matthæusgade, WestMarket is a food hall with plentiful and varied food stands. Last Friday night, … Continue reading A New Food Hall in Copenhagen

Christmas in Denmark

The Countdown The countdown till Christmas already begins in mid-November. D'Angleterre revealed their Christmas facade on 11 November and the streets of central Copenhagen are decorated and lit. At home, the countdown officially begins on 1 December. Typically families have a calendar candle (kalenderlys) which has the numbers from 1-24 written on it and the … Continue reading Christmas in Denmark