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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.


The Concept of Hygge

The concept of hygge in Denmark is something that cannot be defined or translated easily. Although "coziness" is a generally accepted translation of hygge, it is more than that. It has something to do with Danish culture in general and a state of mind and being desired by Danes in particular.


Work-Life Balance in Denmark

Much has already been said about how extremely positive it is to be living in Denmark. One of the primary reasons why this is so is the huge importance given to maintaining healthy work-life balance. This means giving equal importance to how people lead happy personal lives while providing security and fulfillment in their work environment.


Charlottenborg Palace is said to be a home where one can learn about Danish Art. This is primarily because of the presence of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in its grounds. The art learning atmosphere in the palace is further reinforced likewise with the presence of Kunsthal Charlottenborg and Danmarks Kunstbibliotek, a contemporary art institution and the Royal Art library, respectively.


Sail with Denmark's Viking Ship Museum

The Viking Ship Museum located at Roskilde is one very unique attraction of Denmark. It is the Danish National Museum for ships, seafaring, and boatbuilding particularly those associated with the prehistoric and medieval periods. The oldest part of the museum which is the Viking Ship Hall, opened in 1969 to feature five Viking ships found at Skuldelev. These ships ae believed to have been deliberately sunk to form a blockage that was intended to protect Roskilde from enemy attack attempted from the sea.


Planning Multi-Country Trips from Denmark

It is not uncommon for travelers to plan trips to multiple countries from one main country destination. Travelers who have already planned trips to Denmark may be wondering what nearby countries can be visited as well. In the unlikely situation where a traveler would have much time left in his hands to consider other country destinations, here are some information that can be useful.


The Ugliest Festival of Denmark

It is not quite clear how the Ugliest Festival of Denmark (Danmarks Grimmeste Festival) got its name. One thing is sure though, it has created enough interest and support for it to become a full-blown Danish festival observed annually. By industry standards, it is still considered a small festival. It is held every summer at Skjoldhøjkilen, Brabrand, a suburb in Aarhus, Denmark.


Fresh Food Festival in Denmark

Since the year 2009, Denmark has been holding an interesting food event annually. It is called the Fresh Food Festival and by its nanme it is easy enough to deduce what kind of food takes center stage here. The most recent one was held last July 2014 at Osted Efterskole, a place which usually serves as a boarding school for teenagers. The venue is about 30-40 minutes drive from Copenhagen, the capital city of Denmark.


In Denmark, there are many businesses operated by families. One of these is Fårup Sommerland. Opened and still operated by the Kragelund Family, this amusement park can be found in North Jutland, a very popular holiday area in Denmark. From having a few children's rides during its opening, it has now expanded both in physical size and the attractions it offers. Its opening season welcomed about 40,000 eager visitors. Today, 500,000 visitors per season is a conservative estimate.


Ree Park Safari Experience

In Jutland, Denmark, there is one park that offers an authentic safari experience like no other in the country. Ree Park - Ebeltoft Safari houses at least 800 animals of 80 different species in its territory. Animals associated with the different continents including Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and South America can be closely observed by visitors especially when the animal keepers turn feeding time into an exciting experience.