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Video: Insight into Danish culture: Summerhouses

Summerhouses are a core part of Danish culture. We just love them and they are an essential part of our lives. There are 220,000 second homes in Denmark: 203,000 summerhouses, 14,000 allotments and 2,300 other types of recreational properties. 44 percent of holiday homes situated in Jutland, 16 percent of Fyn and other islands, while […]


Frederiksberg Have (garden) in Copenhagen

Frederiksberg Gardens are laid out as a garden in the romantic style with lots of different paths to walk. It is located in Frederiksberg, which is inside Copenhagen and about 10 minutes from my house. Coming from the city it is amazing to walk into a huge garden (park) with lawns full of crocuses and […]


It’s snowing in Copenhagen and it’s April!!!!

Dear diary…While writing this to you, I hope I am still asleep and just having a nightmare. I look outside and it is freezing cold and snowing. This could not possibly be happening in April could it???? Unfortunately I am pretty sure that I am awake and not just having a nightmare. It is actually […]


The spring has finally arrived in Copenhagen

The spring has finally arrived to Copenhagen and I feel ecstatic. The weather is Copenhagen was 14 degrees today and we had a bright blue sky. I am so fortunate to have an apartment with access to a beautiful rooftop terrace on which there is always sun and no wind. So today I spent most […]


“Hygge” – an insigt into Danish culture

“Hygge” is a very essential issue in Danish culture. There is no literal translation of the word, but when something is “hyggeligt” it is definitely comfortable and cosy. Different cultures obviously have different views on what is cosy and comfortable – and in this way the Danish definition is rather unique. “Hygge” is also often […]


No television (TV) – saves me 3 hours a day in Denmark

I have not had a TV for many years already and this has led to the funniest comments from friends and acquaintances over the years. The most common comment being: “What do you do with your time?” While living together with Thomas I used to answer “we argue”. It was an ironic joke to illustrate […]


Amager Fælled: The green get-away in Amager and Ørestad, Copenhagen

On this cold afternoon, in a month that should be spring, I went for a long walk with my darling sister and gorgeous niece in Amager Fælled. Amager Fælled is a nice, swampy nature reserve where you can walk, run and cycle and enjoy a break from the traffic on Amager and the new constructions […]



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