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Fighting off Winter Blues (because calling it seasonal affective disorder or winter depression is too harsh imo)

Winter isn't always easy, especially when you see spring on the calendar but snow falling outside your window. The weather drains your energy, and you can't do much outside without feeling like your nose is about to fall off. Sometimes there…
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Danes don't really date (neither do most people now)

So upfront, this is based on my own or my friend's experiences and do not reflect the entire population of one country or nation, etc. I just got inspired the other day when my friend Olivia came to the Open Days at Copenhagen Business School…
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Learning Danish

Learning a new language is difficult and at times, really, really frustrating. Especially with Danish, since -let's be honest- it's just a weird language to learn. You don't pronounce the words how they are written. Or Things are written one…
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Pick pocketers in Copenhagen

About a month ago, I went to work at 10 am and on my way there I just had a horrible experience at Østerport St. Two men, one walking behind me and the other one next to me, tried to steal my credit card. They walked very close to me and luckily…
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"The Wave" at Ofelia Plads (Frost Festival)

Edit: This post was from last year but the Frost Festival is back! On Sunday the 4th February the "Frost Festival" is returning to Copenhagen. For the next weeks until the 25th February, many exhibitions with lights and music will be installed…
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My guide to Hygge

Well it's cold outside and here in Copenhagen, snow has been covering the city for the past days. So this is the perfect excuse to stay home and have some "hygge". People outside from Denmark recently start to catch up with the Danish tradition…
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How I found a room in Copenhagen - in 2 weeks

[Blog post updated in June 2018] - PDF document at the end of the article Hej everyone, if you clicked to read this article, I assume you are desperately looking for a place to stay. I am living in Copenhagen for years now and it seems…
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How to survive the winter in Denmark 101

This year is the third winter I witness in Denmark and before New Years it seemed to be very warm and “hyggelig” this year. But in the past days, the real Scandinavian winter came back and apparently, it has no intention of leaving. It is…
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The importance of having a CPR number in Denmark

I often meet people who are living in Denmark without a CPR (Civil Registration System) number. A CPR number is the personal identification number every citizen needs to have in Denmark. Follow the link to see if you are eligible to apply for…
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Legal help in Copenhagen

In the past months, I had a few negative experiences with my administration. Since I am not fluent in Danish yet, I didn’t really know my general rights as a tenant, or as a consumer in this country and I was looking everywhere on the internet…