The Bridge: Explore the Dark Side of Copenhagen

If you're like us you've been climbing the walls waiting for the new season of The Bridge to hit your screen. Well don't panic. Take a deep breath. Relax. The hit Nordic Noir drama returns for a fourth season. That's the good news. The bad news? It looks set to be the last.

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Clone clone of The art of Danish hygge (clone)

Hard to explain and even harder to pronounce, the Danish word 'hygge' (pronounced 'hooga') translates roughly to 'cosiness'. It may be hard to say, but that hasn't stopped people finding out that hygge might be a recipe for a happier life. Oxford Dictionaries even shortlisted hygge as one of their Words of the Year 2016! But what is hygge really? Are candles hygge? Woolly socks? As our guide Anna discovers, there's much more to the unique Danish concept of hygge...

The art of Danish hygge

The art of Danish hygge (clone)

Hard to explain and even harder to pronounce, the Danish word 'hygge' (pronounced 'hooga') translates roughly to 'cosiness'. It may be hard to say, but that hasn't stopped people finding out that hygge might be a recipe for a happier life. Oxford Dictionaries even shortlisted hygge as one of their Words of the Year 2016! But what is hygge really? Are candles hygge? Woolly socks? As our guide Anna discovers, there's much more to the unique Danish concept of hygge...

Sun, cuisine, sea, and more

Bornholm Island Highlights

Denmark's easternmost island in the Baltic sea is a sight to behold. The island receives many hours of sunshine and its extraordinary light has a long history of attracting artists. This slow-paced, friendly place is the only place in Denmark where you can walk craggy, granite coastline. Known for pure, white beaches, you can enjoy a unique island culture of round churches, regional delecacies, and quaint fishing villages, all among postcard-perfect scenery.

Sun, cuisine, sea, and more

Bornholm Island Highlights

Denmark's easternmost island in the Baltic sea is a sight to behold. The island receives many hours of sunshine and its extraordinary light has a long history of attracting artists. This slow-paced, friendly place is the only place in Denmark where you can walk craggy, granite coastline. Known for pure, white beaches, you can enjoy a unique island culture of round churches, regional delecacies, and quaint fishing villages, all among postcard-perfect scenery.

Highlights of Denmark's Garden Island

Fyn Highlights

Fyn often gets overlooked for the bright lights of Copenhagen and Aarhus, but it shouldn't be that way. The island is home to Denmark's vibrant third largest city, Odense, is the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, and offers farm fresh cuisine and laid back countryside living. Continue below to get a closer look at this Danish hidden gem. 

7 reasons Game of Thrones could’ve happened in Denmark!

How would you like to wander where direwolves roam, mix with the descendants of Wildlings and maybe bump into some actual Game of Thrones cast members? In Denmark you can! Game of Thrones’ terrifying world of dragons, White Walkers and feuding royals may be an imaginary place, but George R. R. Martin has drawn on thousands of years of mad human history to create his epic fantasy. Yes, Denmark looks like a quiet, peaceful kind of place, but its history is as wild as Westeros’.

Find Your Next Favorite Island

12 Danish Island Getaways

Denmark is a top destination for island hopping. Here you’ll find more than 400 named islands (72 of them inhabited) and tons of beautiful harbors and quiet beaches to escape to. Most of the small islands can be reached by ferryboat any time of the year. Below you’ll find 12 of our small favorites. 

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Denmark's Favorite Castle

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World's Happiest Country? 12 ways you can get happy in Denmark

If you head to one of the world's happiest countries, will some of that happiness rub off on you? You’ll have to come to Denmark to find out! The World Happiness Report has repeatedly named Denmark as the happiest country on Earth. Some researchers claim that Danes are born a bit happier than other people. Whether or not Danes have a built-in happiness gene, their contentment grows out of a number of things which you too can experience when you visit Denmark.

Add unique natural sights like Rubjerg Knude to your bucket list!

Top 20 Most Beautiful Places in Denmark

We’re here to help you get out and get active in Denmark! For a small country, Denmark has a wide variety of landscapes and areas of natural beauty waiting to be explored. With inspiration from the Danish Nature Agency, we've gathered 20 of Denmark's most beautiful places. If you are here for a short break and need ideas for walks or bike rides near cities like Aarhus and Copenhagen, start out from places like Mols Bjerge and Dyrehaven listed below.

If you travel to Europe, you don't want to miss out on Denmark!

10 reasons why your European vacation should include Denmark

Are you planning a visit to Denmark or maybe just looking for some travel inspiration before you decide where to go? Whether you wish to expand your vacation in Denmark with a Scandinavian tour or to combine Denmark with some other European countries, here are ten reasons why you should definitely include Denmark in your European vacation.

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