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Danish Life

  • Grace
    Cat + Dog, Danish Life

    Easter Thoughts

    One of the reasons I was most excited to return to Denmark was because my trip would fall during Easter. Despite the fact that I didn’t grow up in a religious household…

  • Asparges
    Cookery, Danish Life


    I think the only (spring) food that Danes like more than their new potatoes are perhaps Asparges. After a long, cold, winter the spring is welcomed with everything asparagus; soup, salad, open-faced…

  • Ribe, Denmark Bike
    Danish Life

    Danes just bike

    She doesn’t know how much it weighs. Nobody she knows or has ever met could tell you how much their bike weighs. Likewise, she doesn’t know how far she rides each day.…

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    Cookery, Danish Life

    Coffee Break

    Scandinavians tend to drink the most coffee per capita although specialty, sweet, and flavoured coffees still aren’t as popular as in North America. The coffee here is usually bold, rich, dark and…

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    Danish Life

    Hunde Parkering

    All little towns and communities in Denmark have a village grocery which is often a good little walk to get to if you live out in the country. So if you have…

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    Danish Life

    Danes are the Happiest

    “Over the past 30 years, in survey after survey, this nation of five and a half million people, the land that produced Hans Christian Andersen, the people who consume herring by the…