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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 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.


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.


Are you travelling to Denmark soon? Before you jump into the plane and get the dream Denmark vacation started, here are a few interesting facts about Denmark that you didn’t know about. Perhaps knowledge of these could help you make your stay in Denmark even more interesting.

 


It’s your first day in Denmark and you’re not sure if you are going to make any friends. Probably everybody who has travelled to Denmark has got the same hesitations. Knowing that Denmark is only a small country that everyone seems to know everybody else will give you a sense of comfort. Whether you are travelling to see the sights or are planning to look into relocation in Denmark for work or for study, it would be best to know that you can find friends in Denmark.


Before booking that trip to Denmark, make sure that you already have a short stay visa. This visa allows you to come to Denmark and stay there for not more than 90 days. This visa is only valid within 180 days upon issuance. It must be used when travelling to Denmark or any Schengen country for that matter.


Cheap Holiday Plans While In Denmark

Whenever you think about travelling to Denmark, you cannot help but think of how expensive it can be. There is actual truth to this fear. Not only is Denmark known to be a shopping destinations for those who are into the expensive brands, but because it has tourist spots that every want would want to get a glimpse of.


Danes are known to be very happy people, but for those who know little about them, some customs can be very weird. Some might even plainly say that these customs are just stupid. And yet Danes, just like any other people of a different culture, have a normal set of traditions too. Take a look again and decide for yourself whether these customs are truly weird or are just new to you.

 


Did you know that kids in Denmark generally keep a nutritious and healthy diet plan. Of course, they too have their share of soda, milkshakes, sweets and other delicious treats like other kids around the world. Perhaps the only difference is that the daily meal plan that they have include the more traditional Danish cuisine that are definitely healthy.


How To Survive Denmark

It is impossible to survive in Denmark? It could look like it at first, simply because you know that it is a foreign land. However, there is a lot about Denmark that will make you love it even more. So before you worry too much about how to survive Denmark, here are a few easy tips and tricks to make sure you enjoy every minute of your stay in the happiest place in the world.