Experiencing my country through foreign eyes: A Danish Christmas

MERRY CHRISTMAS! Finally! Being Danish sometimes has its perks, one of them is today the 24th December. We Danes don't have Christmas on the 25th but the 24th. Surprise! I don't actually know why the Scandinavian countries celebrate Christmas on the 24th but it makes sense to me - obviously since it's been that way …

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4. Advent Calendar || Danish Christmas Treats and Sweets

Danish Christmas equals treats and sweets. Full stop. It won't be a long post but I simply had to write about Danish Christmas treats and sweets. It's so embedded in Danish culture and our tradition of hygge. You thought hygge was healthy? Well, in Denmark it's also closely connected with cake. Doesn't seem so healthy …

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Experiencing my country through foreign eyes: Danish Education System

In the comment section for another one of my posts someone asked about the Danish education system and since it's not something you can capture in a few sentences I decided to write a post about it. To make it less complicated I've tried to do both visuals and explaining text. If you have any …

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Experiencing my country through foreign eyes: Language

Anyone who has ever tried to learn Danish will say that it’s not an easy language. Not so much due to grammar, which in certain ways is fairly easy to learn if your mother tongue has roots in Latin, but due to pronunciation. Difficult Danish It has only recently been brought to my attention that …

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