The Danish Pacific Coast

The Danish Pacific Coast

Architectural gems, deranged village people and exclusive accommodation. Strandveien (the Coastal Road) is Denmark's 40 kilometer long holiday paradise. That’s why we call it...
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Copenhagen – The Capital City of Green Spires

Denmark’s capital city is the most exuberant in Scandinavia. Pedestrians and cyclists rule, shopping is a pleasure, cultural sights abound, and by night the...

Fun-loving Denmark

Small, but perfectly formed, Denmark is a country of fun-loving, environmentally conscious people. Hamlet was wrong – there is nothing rotten in the state of...

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Whether you’re in a car or coach, on a bicycle, boat or train, on foot or on skis, the Scandinavian countries have an enormous...

Pure Nordic Style at Hotel Oasia in Aarhus

Hotel Oasia Aarhus, Denmark, is located in one of Aarhus city's old historic buildings which formerly housed a small hotel called "Eriksen's Hotel". Today the hotel...
New Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle

New Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle

A year from now, in May 2018, in Seattle’s old Scandinavian neighborhood, Nordic Heritage Museum will be opening a new home. After many years...
Luxury Spa Hotel in Copenhagen

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...
Danish Movie – A Warning Sign for Europe

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...
The ten things I'll miss most about living in Denmark

The ten things I’ll miss most about living in Denmark

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...

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