Fun fact #5: Danish pastry is actually called "wienerbrød" or "Viennese bread" in Denmark.
Fun fact #6: The Danish language has no word for "please".
Fun fact #7: When crossing the road Danes typically wait for the traffic signals to change to "go". Even if the road is clear!
Fun fact #8: First acknowledged in 1219, the Danish flag remains the oldest state flag in the world still in use by an independent nation.
Fun fact #9: Danes eat an average of 42 sausages a year.
Fun fact #10: LEGO is actually Danish!
Fun fact #11: With no mountains in Denmark, biking is never uphill!
Fun fact #12: 50% of Copenhageners commute to work every day on bicycle - come rain come shine.
Fun fact #13: Denmark doesn't have bike lanes, they have special elevated roads for bicycles!
Fun fact #14: Copenhagen has more Michelin-starred restaurants than any other city in Scandinavia
Fun fact #15: The Copenhagen harbour is clean enough to swim in!
Between 1880 and 1920 about 10% of the entire Danish population emigrated to the US
Read more about it here.
Many of them have Danish Family Names like Nielsen, Rasmussen, Christensen and Jensen. Read more about it here.
There are several open-air museums in Denmark where you can experience the life of your ancestors
Just north of Copenhagen you'll find Frilandsmuseet, one of the oldest and biggest of its kind.
In Aarhus youl find "Den Gamle By" or The Old Town which is the worlds first open-air museum of urban history and culture.
Antoher popular open-air museum is the "Lejre" or Land of Legends which lets you get in touch to your inner Viking.
Every summer you can relive history at the Living History Museum at Funnen.
Genealogy tours lets you experience your Danish roots first hand
You can book a tailor made genealogy tours to experience Denmark and to go on a journey and explore first hand the origin of your Danish roots. Danish Heritage Tours offer some great tour.