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Following our posts on the saga of the royal romance between Queen Carolina Mathilde of Denmark and Johann Friedrich Struensee, here's a new Danish breakfast recipe that's sure to give you the royal treatment. It's called Hof Pandekager, or Court Pancakes. No one is quite sure why these were called so. Where they a breakfast favorite at Christiansborg in Copenhagen? Did Christian VII gleefully munch on these while still in bed? No one knows, but these pancakes are sure to delight the tastebuds.


If it is peace and quiet that you are looking for, then fishing is the activity that you should definitely try. Denmark is known to have the best angling waters in Europe. Since everything is within traveling distance, you are assured that there is a lake nearby where you can spend the afternoon fishing. Whether it’s a rushing stream or an open sea or perhaps a little pond, fishing in Denmark is definitely a must-try!


The Denmark Gateway to the Sea

Once in a while, you want to get out of the city and the stressful life that comes with it. If Denmark is one of the desired destinations in your list, then luck must be on your side. Denmark with its numerous marinas has become the gateway to the sea by most of its citizens and its visitors alike.


Take a bite of Copenhagen’s most famous pastries and enjoy every minute spent in the city this August. As the annual Copenhagen Cooking Festival is celebrated, many food enthusiasts and food lovers alike will enjoy the splendid taste and textures of the pastries and other dishes of the Copenhagen and the Nordic Region.


There are a lot of countries offering higher education courses to foreign students but standards and teaching style vary. In Denmark, the teaching and learning environment is best described as innovative and informal. There is much emphasis on promoting creativity and self-expression while encouraging students to practice analytical and critical thinking.


Flowers are usually not thought of as something to be eaten. They are more often seen as decorative items whether it is on homes or personal accessories. There was actually a time in Denmark when the consumption of edible flowers was believed to have been almost stopped during the 18th century. Judging however on the more aggressive use of such ingredients especially in popular fine dining establishments and tourist destinations, it is quite clear that consuming edible flowers will remain in Denmark.


Organic Farming in Denmark

Denmark is evidently serious about making a success of its organic farming efforts. Aside from having the highest market share of organic products in the world, it is also one of the top ten countries in Europe having the biggest cultivated area for organic farming purposes. The organic area continues the grow in the same way that its market share in the total food market does.


The Danish Politics

Denmark is known for being the country where happy people live. In the recent research studies, Danes have been found to be the happiest people on earth and for very good reasons too. And yet when you look beyond the sights, the shopping strip and perhaps even the local culture, you will find out how the Danish Politics itself makes the Danes very happy.


The title speaks for itself. When tourists are asked why they go to Denmark for, they would often talk about how amazingly clean and green the whole country of Denmark is. Although it is known to being one of the top shopping capitals of the world with all the designer label stores in Copenhagen, there is the other side of Denmark that tourists can’t help but notice.


Most countries have the reputation of having that poor work-home balance. In fact, when people are asked, they would definitely say that their life seems like they work all the time. Every day is all about hurry and worry and that reflects poorly of their productivity or the lack of it. However, since Denmark was found that have the happiest citizens in the world, a lot of people are wondering if the modern life in Denmark is really as ideal as it seems to be.