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Luxury Spa Hotel in Copenhagen

Just north of Copenhagen, on the road that winds up to the coast of Helsingborg, you find Kurhotel Skodsborg, originally founded as a sanatorium. Kurhotel...
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Danish Movie – A Warning Sign for Europe

Land of Mine (Under Sandet), the Danish film nominated for best foreign film at the Oscars 2017, follows a Danish sergeant who commands a troop...
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Justin Cremer has been The Local Denmark’s editor since the site’s very launch. Now he is saying goodbye as he prepares to move back...
Be a Prisoner in Denmark

Be a Prisoner in Denmark

In the city of Horsens, Denmark, you find the Largest Prison Museum in the World. Since 2006 when the last inmate left the former...
Hot Spots in Copenhagen

Hot Spots in Copenhagen

The Daily Scandinavian Team has explored hot spots in Copenhagen together with local friends to find out where to stay, where to eat and...

Christmas in Denmark’s City of Smiles

Aarhus is a fine alternative to a Copenhagen weekend. The city has also been appointed European Capital of Culture 2017, but has so far...

The Saga of the Volsungs

Sagas are stories mostly about ancient Nordic history, about early Viking voyages, the battles that took place during the voyages, about migration to Iceland...

The Scandinavian Herring Adventure

In the early Middle Ages, the sound between Sweden and Denmark was so full of herrings that the water seemed to boil. When the...
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14 Funny Facts about Scandinavia

Usually Scandinavia is associated with winter sports and fjords; countries inhabited by tall, statuesque blondes and Vikings.  Yet there is so much more to...
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Ice-Age Scandinavia

As the ice floss retreated, so the hunter-gatherers moved north, colonizing the Nordic lands and giving rise to the Viking Age. For 1.6 million years,...

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