Highest Water Prices in the World

According to a recent survey by the NUS Consulting Group, studying water rates around the world, rates have increased in 12 of the 14...

Playground of Contemporary Art in Denmark

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Gerda Wegener Exhibition in Copenhagen

Gerda Wegener Exhibition in Copenhagen

The thought-provoking Gerda Wegener exhibition at Arken Museum of Modern Art in Ishøj, Copenhagen, displays Gerda Wegener’s favorite motif, women. For those who gave...

Nordic Cross Border Military Training

Arctic Challenge Exercise 2015 is a cross border training between the Nordic neighbors. It evolved from a Swedish exercise, Nordic Air Meet in 2009. The...

A wooden Danish Santa for X-mas

With his paternal attitude, unyielding optimism and mantra that good design should be personal, warm and lively, Kay Bojesen could never be described as...
Copenhagen’s Oldest Wine Shop

Copenhagen’s Oldest Wine Shop

In Copenhagen’s oldest wine shop Kjær & Sommerfeldt, now also a wine bar, you can choose between 1795 labels, even a Chateau Lafite Rotchild...

History of Scandinavian Pork

In centuries past, pork was a rare household delicacy in Scandinavia. Each farm had a pig or two, carefully fattened and butchered before Christmas,...

What Makes Scandinavia Different?

What accounts for the Nordic countries’ strong welfare states? Hint: it’s not white homogeneity. There’s a reason the Scandinavian welfare states are still the envy...

Scandinavian Sound of Success

How did three countries famous for flat-packs and meatballs, export of bacon, fish, oil and gas manage to be three of the leading exporting...

1,000 years of Viking adventure, Denmark

It’s 1,000 years since England got its first Danish Viking king – the snazzily named Swein Forkbeard. And to mark the millennium, the all-conquering...
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