Quotes about Denmark and Danish people

In my opinion these three quotes describe the Danes and the country of Denmark rather well. “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.” – Marcellus in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet “This is Denmark. We are Danes. We keep our distance. We do not pick a seat close to strangers if other seats are available. We do not talk to strangers in the trains.” – William Wilson, a character in Steen Langstrup’s Metro short story “Denmark is like a secret little place with its own special…Continue Reading “My 3+2 Favourite Quotes about Denmark & Danish People”

Danish Flag

Studies claim that Danes are the happiest people on Earth – at least as a nation. But is life really all champagne and strawberries in Denmark? Or are these studies full of “BAE”? Why are Danes happy? According to Visit Denmark, part of the secret lies in equality. High taxes level the playing field a lot as the cost of health care, education and child care are shared. The ones who earn the most, pay the most. Or at least that’s how it’s supposed to…Continue Reading “Are Danes as happy as studies claim? A Foreigner Speaks”

This is my Copenhagen

“WE GO BIG TONIGHT!” Said all the characters of How I Met Your Mother in Episode 15 of Season 9. I loved that show – and still do. And we did go big. Me and my fiance moved from Finland to Copenhagen. That’s what this whole blog is gonna be about. Me. My fiance. Copenhagen. And travelling. I know I’ll sometimes wonder into sports, discuss nerdy things and even talk about politics! *GASP* I’ve run tens (or even hundreds, I lost track) of different websites…Continue Reading ““WE GO BIG TONIGHT!””