Denmark has once again been ranked as the happiest nation in the world, this time by the 2013 World Happiness Report. Key factors include healthy life expectancy at birth, freedom to make life choices, social support, corruption and generosity.
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New Year's Eve in Copenhagen
Lars von Trier
The Hunt (2012)
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Denmark is perfectly located for cruises in and around Scandinavia, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.
Denmark has long been a tolerant and relaxed country for both the Danish and international LGBT communities.
The Viking age
The Viking age is generally accepted to have lasted from the first Viking raid on the Lindisfarne monastery in Northern England in 793 to the decisive Battle of Hastings in 1066.
Public holidays during the Christmas period
During the Christmas period, Denmark observes national public holidays on 25 and 26 December, as well as 1 January.
Traditionally the Danish Christmas tree is the common spruce type, also known as Norwegian spruce. In more recent time, the common spruce has made way for the Normann spruce as it lasts a bit longer and results in fewer scattered needles on your living room floor by New Year's Eve.
Old Christmas beliefs
Danish Christmas dinner
Hygge is as Danish as pork roast and cold beer and it goes far in illuminating the Danish soul. In essence, hygge means creating a nice, warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people around you. The warm glow of candlelight is hygge.
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1000s – The first settlement.
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