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 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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