Is Copenhagen Difficult to Settle In? 3 Tips to Make Things Easier

Details from an InterNations Expat City Ranking survey published in November 2020 revealed that Copenhagen ranked as the fourth worst city in the world for an expat to settle in. And many people moving from other parts of the world have similar complaints: making friends is difficult, and the cost of living is high. TheContinue reading “Is Copenhagen Difficult to Settle In? 3 Tips to Make Things Easier”

Working in Copenhagen, Living in Malmö: Is It Possible?

Any true fan of Nordic Noir will know about the close proximity of Copenhagen and Malmö. The two cities, and thus Denmark and Sweden, are separated by a bridge that you may know as ‘The Bridge’. The rest of us call it the Øresund Bridge, though.  For those moving to Copenhagen, Malmö is an attractiveContinue reading “Working in Copenhagen, Living in Malmö: Is It Possible?”

Is Living in Copenhagen Expensive? 6 Ways to Save Money

If you’ve done any bit of research about Copenhagen, you’ll probably have seen numerous articles and answers to Quora questions talking about how expensive this city is.  I don’t find living in Copenhagen *that* expensive. But I also grew up in London, so that’s hardly the best barometer to go by.  While Copenhagen’s cost ofContinue reading “Is Living in Copenhagen Expensive? 6 Ways to Save Money”

Why Did Copenhagen Win Monocle’s Quality of Life Survey?

A regular fixture at the top of liveable city indexes, Copenhagen once again flexed its muscles in this area by topping the 2021 Monocle Quality of Life Survey.  The Danish capital is a source of inspiration for many cities around the world. And it’s not hard to see why because it does so many thingsContinue reading “Why Did Copenhagen Win Monocle’s Quality of Life Survey?”

9 Things You Must Not Do When Cycling in Copenhagen

Copenhagen’s cycling infrastructure is the perfect example of urban planning done well. Getting around on two wheels here is affordable, safe, and often the easiest way to explore the city or get from point A to B.  While most people in the Danish capital are competent cyclists, you’ll also run into a fair share ofContinue reading “9 Things You Must Not Do When Cycling in Copenhagen”

Moving to Denmark as Self-Employed: How I Did It

Moving to Denmark is attractive to many people for a host of reasons. The comprehensive welfare state, strong focus on community and excellent working conditions all contribute to the country’s sky-high quality of life. For a lot of people, their foot into Denmark comes through one of three ways: Getting a job here; Having aContinue reading “Moving to Denmark as Self-Employed: How I Did It”

5 Things I Learned From My First Full Scandinavian Winter

Right – so this year, I experienced my first full winter living in Scandinavia. Let’s just say that doing so amid a lockdown was an interesting experience, to say the least. When I first moved to Copenhagen, I expected winters to be similar to the UK. And in some ways, it was – but onContinue reading “5 Things I Learned From My First Full Scandinavian Winter”

5 Mobile Apps to Download When You Move to Copenhagen

Even if you’ve visited before, the process of moving to Copenhagen can take a while. Luckily, though, Denmark is pretty advanced in a digital sense. And coinciding with this, there are plenty of mobile apps to make settling in easier.  You’ll need to access many of the services you need in the capital online. ButContinue reading “5 Mobile Apps to Download When You Move to Copenhagen”

10 Facts About Cycling in Copenhagen

Recently, I started cycling regularly in Copenhagen. And even though I’m sure 90% of the city wanted to drop kick me for my lack of common sense in the first week, things have been pretty enjoyable so far. Cycling in Copenhagen is a breeze, and that’s not just because of the fresh wind that willContinue reading “10 Facts About Cycling in Copenhagen”

Review: One Month of Living with LifeX in Copenhagen

As a narrow window of sanity opened during the summer of 2020, the opportunity to move to Copenhagen arose. I was well-versed on the city’s housing situation, which even Danes find tough to contend with. Needless to say that, as a self-employed non-resident, the only words that popped up in my head were “get aContinue reading “Review: One Month of Living with LifeX in Copenhagen”