Archive for category: CULTURE

Økodag: let the cows be free

Source: Instagram @iloveoko After the long, cold and dark winter all organic cows in Denmark get to be out of their cowsheds for the very first time in months. Approximately 80 organic farms in the country join together for this national event so that everyone can assist and witness the...

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The viking moot in Aarhus celebrates 40 years

Right after The Little Mermaid, the first thing one might think in relationship with Denmark is the trace left by one of the most fearless group of men the world history ever knew: the Vikings. This civilization that ruled over these Nordic lands somewhere between the 790s and the 1060s left...

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Expat’s postnatal mental health

As an international or expat living in Denmark having your first child or perhaps second or third child can be an interesting journey. However a topic you might not expect to have to address is the topic of mental illness – particularly post natal depression, anxiety or other postnatal...

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Bilingual and multilingual children: the benefits, the myths and the facts

Raising bilingual or multilingual children is a big challenge for any family that decides to enter this path and it is more than normal to feel overwhelmed by the big amount of recommendations, resources  and even misinformation available everywhere. There are many questions that are raised right after deciding that you...

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Post birth in Denmark: what comes ahead

Congratulations, your family has a new member now! But as you will notice very quickly, life with children will be characterized by the great number of things to do, from medical follow ups, to activities and much more. The following is an overview of those first weeks after your baby...

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Top destinations in Denmark for the entire family

Easter holidays, summer holidays and endless sunny and wonderful weekends are just around the corner. And which other could be a better motive in order to plan the next trip with the entire family? The following are some recommended and extraordinary destinations in Denmark that welcome all the members of...

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Danish is hard, but not impossible!

Denmark is a wonderful country to live in. It is full of unique architecture, majestic design, great food, breathtaking landscapes, the magic of the snow and the beauty of its summer days, a rich and exciting viking history behind and more. So, what could possibly go wrong? The Danish language Over...

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Don’t be shocked, that’s indeed a baby sleeping outside

In Denmark, children up to 3 years old sleep outside during the day. In the garden, the balcony, the terrace… even in the street. It doesn’t really matter if it’s sunny or rainy, or if it’s hot or cold. Even during the coldest winter days in Denmark children are allowed...

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