How to Spend a Weekend on Møn

When you look at a map of Denmark, you might well mistake Møn for being part of Sjælland. But that link you see is a bridge, and the island’s discreteness seems to have kept the tourists away.  Møn is easy to get to from Copenhagen but feels worlds apart from the Danish capital. It’s alsoContinue reading “How to Spend a Weekend on Møn”

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”

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”

20 Cool Places to Visit in Denmark Outside of Copenhagen

Whenever you think of Denmark, Copenhagen is likely the first — and sometimes only — city that springs to mind. And as dynamic as the country’s capital is, this small Northern European gem has a lot to offer elsewhere. If you’re moving to Copenhagen, getting out and checking each of these is an absolute must.Continue reading “20 Cool Places to Visit in Denmark Outside of Copenhagen”

The 10 Best Photo Spots in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is a photographer’s dream. Diverse architecture, eye-catching waterways, and laid-back locals all contribute to this. When visiting (or moving to) the Danish capital, it helps to know the best spots for images so you can wow your friends and family. And with that in mind, here are Copenhagen’s 10 most photogenic spots. Note: TheseContinue reading “The 10 Best Photo Spots in Copenhagen”

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?”

24 Hours in Copenhagen: The Ultimate Quick Guide

So, you’ve decided to come and spend 24 hours in Copenhagen?  Bad idea. You should have stayed for longer.  Don’t worry, though. We can still make sure you get the most out of your limited time in this beautiful city so that by the time you’re on the way home, you’re already saving to return. Continue reading “24 Hours in Copenhagen: The Ultimate Quick Guide”

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”

5 of the Best Danish Day Trips From Copenhagen

As much as I love living in Copenhagen, sometimes I just want to escape the city for a little bit. Only for a day or so, though; after that, I begin to miss it. For the first nine months or so after moving to Copenhagen, the pandemic confined me to travelling almost exclusively within Denmark.Continue reading “5 of the Best Danish Day Trips From 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”