What’s the Secret Behind the Happy Scandinavian Countries?

What’s the Secret Behind the Happy Scandinavian Countries?

The Scandinavian countries, Denmark, Norway and Sweden as well as the Nordic countries Finland and Iceland consistently rank highly in surveys of quality of...
Frederiksstaden in Copenhagen

Frederiksstaden in Copenhagen

From Nyhavn Bredgade and its parallel twin, Store Kongensgade, are the main shopping streets of the residential Frederiksstaden to the north. The area was...
High Quality Food at Affordable Prices in Copenhagen

High Quality Food at Affordable Prices in Copenhagen

Chef Mads Rye Magnussen, known from prestigious restaurants like Noma and Geranium in Copenhagen as well as Mugaritz in Spain, opened a new restaurant...

A Hidden Gem in Copenhagen

A little-known café, Kulturtårnet, in an old copper bridge tower with 360-degree views of the Copenhagen harbor and even many Danes don’t know of...
Scandinavian Oyster

Scandinavian Oyster

The Scandinavian oyster (Ostrea edulis) is the round-shelled belon, and this is what our oyster shell-middens consist of. Pollution, bad management and overfishing have...

The Story of a Danish Shelving System

The Man behind the Montana shelving system, Danish Peter J. Lassen invented freedom in a box – and he never turns old. "Creating good design...
Traditional Danish Smørrebrød Reinvented in Copenhagen

Traditional Danish Smørrebrød Reinvented in Copenhagen

If you’re visiting the National Museum in Copenhagen, you should set aside time to enjoy a selection of Danish smørrebrød at the museum’s restaurant...

National Museum in Copenhagen – A Journey in Time and Space

Anni Mogensen, who took over the leadership of the National Museum in Copenhagen in March this year, after holding a position there as head...
The Sayings of the Vikings

The Sayings of the Vikings

The authentic Hávamál was the more than 1000 years old famous guide on how to manage everyday life.  A new and readable translation into...
Scandinavian Common Crab

Scandinavian Common Crab

Common crabs (cancer pagurus) also known as edible crabs) are very, well, common, and certainly not a fisherman’s friend. They destroy nets, eat the fish...
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