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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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: Danish Birthday Edition

During our first year together I've gotten many looks of askance from Mr English saying "are you sure you're not taking the piss?" Of course it goes both ways, the difference being that I openly utter the words. It is weird and amazing how two so similar countries - practically neighbours although separated by a …

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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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