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The Devil’s Magic Mill

In many folk tales, the Devil is a character that is either there to punish evil-doers, tempt good people, or be outwitted and made out to be the fool. However, in one Danish folk tale, […]

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Folkedragter: The Many Styles of Denmark’s National Costume

A country’s national costume can tell you a lot about the country itself. It tells you what kind of climate they have, the kind of plants and animals that are indigenous to the area( via the threads, dyes, and maybe even furs and leather that make up the garment), and perhaps even the religious and cultural mores of the people. It can even tell you a bit about what kind of overall attitude the people have towards Life, in general. […]

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LGBTQ Rights in Denmark

  It has never been a better time to be lesbian, gay, bi, trans, or queer, and this hold even truer when you live in Denmark. Denmark is proud of the fact that it has […]

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How to make your own Gaekkebrev

In our last post, we put the spotlight on Danish Easter season celebrations. On its more charming traditions is making gaekkebrev to give to family members and loved ones. Gaekkebrev are paper-cut notes with elaborate […]

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Straight From the Heart: The Hjertebog

“If music be the food of love, play on,” so said Duke Orsino in the first act of the Shakesperean play Twelfth Night. Love has always been one of the most celebrate themes in literature, music, dance, and more. It has been trilled over, moped over, cried over, fought over, and even killed over. Millions of love songs are written and played over the airwaves. Every crop of new films will always have the romantic story in there somewhere, whether it be a straight-up romantic comedy, a tear-jerker drama, or even the current favorite genre, the fantasy romance. […]

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The Ugly Duckling: A Secret Biography

The Ugly Duckling is one of Hans Chrisitian Andersen’s most celebrated tales, and is always imparted to children all over the world. However, just what were the circumstances that led to its writing? […]

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Aarhus Flying Academy – AAFA

Aarhus Flying Academy is a top notch flight school with ten years of experience behind them, making them one of the oldest and one of the largest flights schools in Denmark.  The mission of the school is to ensure that those people who want to gain their private pilot’s license can do so by learning from the very best.  […]

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Nationalmuseet

 
The National Museum in Copenhagen has 10,000 years’ worth of history and exhibits from different cultures. It all began in the 1600’s when the Kunstkammer aristocrats and European royalty started to collect unique finds. This includes art pieces, weapons, antiques, and other ethnic curiosities. The museum now has a million artifacts, some of which are the only existing pieces in the world.
The museum has exhibits showcasing the following: […]