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How To Learn The Language In Denmark

Like most Scandinavian countries, Denmark has a high standard of English and you should have few difficulties in communicating if you are living and working in the country. However, we will look at some of your options below if you are interested in learning Danish.    more ...

Copenhagen's Cuisine: A Culinary Tour Of Denmark's Capital City

Copenhagen, the capital city of Denmark, traditionally known for its beautiful architecture, is rapidly becoming famous for its delicious food. But what are the ‘must try’ items on the menu? They are numerous, as you will find plenty of choices to satisfy every culinary preference and budget.    more ...

Living in Denmark This Winter? Here's How to Deal With the Cold

If you come from gentler climes, you might be feeling a little nervous about the approaching winter in Denmark. It's going to be cold, and it's going to be dark.

But wherever you live, learning to cope with the cold the Danish way might be good for you. The Danes, after all, are consistently ranked amongst the happiest people in the world. Even though they live in a country that is, for at least half the year, very cold and dark.    more ...

Preparing For The Climate In Denmark

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Denmark is a small country, but it offers many advantages to potential expats. Most of the population, especially in the urban areas, speaks English. For those who also prefer to learn Danish, there are subsidized or free language courses provided by the local authorities.

The country has an active art and culture scene, and there’s always something going on – music and film festivals, art shows, theatre, and plenty more.    more ...

Moving To Denmark - What To Expect As A New Expat

Denmark is among the most progressive nations in the world. Initially, the country was mostly known for its iconic architecture and design, but today it is at the forefront in almost every field, including sports, cinema and food. Expats enjoy living in Denmark due to its modern, yet peaceful lifestyle. Here are some of the things you can expect when moving to Denmark.


A number of Danes speak fluent English and many companies al ...    more ...

A Short Expat Guide To Food And Drink In Denmark

Danish food and drink have traditionally played an important role of protecting the locals against cold weather conditions, much like countries in the northern European region. But Danish cuisine is also unique and is especially known for its food products such as its pork, cheeses and butter. While Danish food is usually considered to be rich and heavy, the cuisine has been evolving over the years and today the trend is towards lighter and healt ...    more ...

5 Things You Should Know Before Moving To Denmark

There are many reasons why people move to Denmark. For some, it is a desire for change, while for others it may be business opportunities. Denmark is an appealing destination for expats because its unemployment rates are low, the living standards are high, and there is much attention paid to family, education, social welfare, sports and culture. It is also a land with spectacular scenery and a pleasant pace of life. But living in another country ...    more ...

Expat Life in the Danish City of Odense

The Danish city of Odense is the country's third largest in terms of population, taking the bronze to Copenhagen's gold and Aarhus' silver. Though the population of Odense only amounts to roughly a fifth of Copenhagen's, it boasts a number of impressive features that make it suitable for those who are interested in the Scandinavian lifestyle, but prefer a compromise between hyper-urbanization and the close-knit 'small town' community.

Odense i ...    more ...

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