Constitution Day – Grundlovsdag

On 5 of June we celebrate the first Danish Constitution (Danish: Grundlovsdag). We celebrate both the Constitution of 1849 and the updated constitution of 1953, as they were both signed on this date. The Danish Constitution of 1849 was signed by Frederik the VII and established Denmark as a constitutional monarchy. From 1660 until 1849 … Continue reading Constitution Day – Grundlovsdag

Labor Day and Holidays in May

The month of May is filled with public and non-public holidays. This post will provide you with the overview of them all! If you're looking for a full year overview, don't forget that you can always check out our post on Annual Holidays in Denmark in 2018. May 1: International Worker's Day / Labor Day If … Continue reading Labor Day and Holidays in May

(Need a) Winter Break 2018 (?)

It's no secret that the past few months in Denmark have been quite dark and grey. February is the last month of winter and Copenhagen offers many great events that will help shake off the darkness and prepare ourselves for brighter days. The Danish schools will be closed in week 7 or 8 and that also … Continue reading (Need a) Winter Break 2018 (?)

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

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

Useful Links

Arriving in Denmark and Getting Settled The official website of Denmark ~ denmark.dk New to Denmark ~ nyidanmark.dk International House ~ ihcph.dk Spousecare ~ spousecare.dk International Citizen Service ~ icitizen.dk Danish Newspapers and Magazines in English Copenhagen Post ~ cphpost.dk The Local ~ thelocal.dk Free Time – What to Do, See, Eat and Drink Visit Copenhagen ~ visitcopenhagen.com  Handluggage only ~ Handluggageonly/ Copenhagen/ Denmark … Continue reading Useful Links