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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...
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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...

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First Black Woman Monument in Copenhagen

First Black Woman Monument in Copenhagen

Mary Thomas, a 19th century rebel from St. Croix (now part of US Virgin Islands), known as one of “the three queens”, who led...

King’s New Square in Copenhagen

Located in the heart of the capital, in the last section of Strøget, from the Crane Fountain to Kongens Nytorv, you find the home...
Prestigious Award to Daily Scandinavian

Prestigious Award to Daily Scandinavian

Daily Scandinavian has been selected the third best Scandinavian Travel Blog by the panelists of RSS Reader Feedspot. “I personally give you a high-five and...
Copenhagen’s Latin Quarter

Copenhagen’s Latin Quarter

The streets to the north of Amagertorv in Copenhagen form the old Latin Quarter, featuring the cozy Greyfriars Square (Gråbrødretorv). This cobblestone square is a...
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