Danish Wind Power: Showing a Glimpse of the Possibilities

May 31, 2014 olaf 0

There is not one place in the world where the positive possibilities of wind power is stronger than in Denmark. The country has been blessed with abundant wind supply which makes what it does quite natural. The Danish government is also highly supportive in the efforts to bring up to 50% the percentage of electricity coming from wind energy now placed at 30%. […]


Matador – The Measure of All Danish TV Dramas

May 30, 2014 olaf 0

Since the 1970s, TV Dramas have had the attention of the Danish audience. One in particular has been used as the standard of drama series – Matador. Thus, it was common for new drama series to be touted as the “New Matador” as they are shown. However, not one has yet come up to the challenge of displacing it from its honored place in television entertainment.
Matador was a TV series produced by the Danish Broadcasting Corporation which was formerly known as Danmarks Radio. It was shown between 1978 and 1981. It was directed by Erik Balling, a Danish filmmaker.  […]


Where Do Vegetarians Eat in Denmark?

May 29, 2014 olaf 0

Vegans and vegetarians may be entertaining second thoughts about visiting Denmark since the country is known for its cuisine and dishes that almost always contain meat. Unknown to many however, there are a lot of options that can satisfy food needs of people who would rather go without meat in their diet. Cafes and eateries catering to vegans and vegetarians now have considerable presence in Denmark, making it a lot easier to get one’s veggie fix without going through so much trouble. […]

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Denmark – The Second Most Peaceful Country In the World

May 28, 2014 olaf 0

As of the last ranking released for Global Peace Index, Denmark continues to show that there is much advantage in living in it, being the second most peaceful country in ther world after Iceland. This is quite an impressive rank in a list that includes at least 162 countries. Since this listing started in 2007, the lowest ranking attained by Denmark is 6th place which by any standards is still impressive.

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Is It Expensive to Live in Denmark?

May 26, 2014 olaf 0

For a long time , Denmark has been included in the list of the most expensive countries to live in. Sometime in the year 2012, it was adjudged by some observers as the most expensive country in the world. In a more recent listing though, Denmark comes fifth after Switzerland, Norway, Bermuda, and Australia. So is it really expensive to live in Denmark? […]

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Frikadelle:Danish Meatballs with History

May 25, 2014 olaf 0

In the Danish food scene, the Frikadelle occupies a popular place in the hearts of Danes. Being of Northern European origin, the Danish Frikadelle is said to have originated from the German Frikadelle and the Italian Fritellia. This oblate-spheroid meatball may contain minced veal, pork, or beef. It can also be a blend of any two meats. It also has chopped onions, eggs, milk or water, breadcrumbs, oatmeal or flour, and salt and pepper. It can be eaten either hot or cold. […]


Danish Father’s Day

May 24, 2014 olaf 0

While most of the world will be celebrating Father’s Day on June 15 this year, Denmark will celebrate it on June 5. It is only one of several countries who deviates from the more common observation date that happens on the 3rd Sunday of June as was started in the US. Apparently, the different date has something to do about failing to inform the public and press about the change of observation date. […]


Noma Restaurant: 4-Time Winner as Best Restaurant in the World

May 21, 2014 olaf 0

Did you know that a Danish restaurant has been named the Best Restaurant in the World four times over by Restaurant Magazine? This 2 Michelin star restaurant is known as Noma and is run by René Redzepi. It occupies an old warehouse in Copenhagen, Denmark within the Greenlandic Trading Square. […]


What was the Danish Dynamite?

May 16, 2014 olaf 0

When one hears the words “Danish Dynamite”, it will not be very easy to conclude in what area of Danish life it is related to. It was actually a name used to refer to the Danish national football team specifically under Coach Sepp Piontek. This was during their glory days from 1980 to 1990. […]


Indoor Handball – A Danish Creation

May 11, 2014 denmark 0

The sport of handball has long been lorded over by European countries. This is true in its outdoor version and its indoor version as well. Denmark however holds the distinction of being the country where indoor handball originated. This fact is not very known especially since many associate the discovery of handball to Germany.This is probably because Germany has won in several handball competitions from the time they were organized. Historians however have found evidence that the sport has existed during the time of Ancient Greece. […]

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