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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.


Trade Shows in Denmark

Trade shows will always be a major attraction for any country hosting the best of them. And why not? Trade shows and exhibitions provide businesses a chance to showcase their latest products and innovations to its target market. Denmark for its part has been consistently hosting such events for many years now. This has given both business and leisure travelers more reasons to come to Denmark at any time of the year.


Denmark at Winter Time

Summer time from May to August is especially lovely in Denmark. This is the most difficult time to get reservations for accommodations and attractions. This is not to say though that there is no reason for travelers to see Denmark at winter time. The country during this time of the year, has something to offer as well. October to March may be very cold and days are dark and short but January still stands out as the coldest month to be in Denmark.


Notable Athletes of Denmark

Denmark has managed to produce some of the more notable athletes in various sports. This is not only true in football which is the most popular sport in the country. Excellent athletes have likewise been produced in such sports like golf, handball, badminton, cycling, boxing, mixed martial arts, cricket, tennis, hockey, and motor sports.


Minimizing food wastage is one of the main concerns of Denmark in its goal to eradicate the throwaway mentality. Wasting food is an avoidable scenario and the government is actively participating in efforts to curb it. In fact, a charter against food wastage has been drawn by the Ministry of Environment.


Taking Care of Kids in Denmark

People who have been raised in countries where competition even among kids is very strong will probably get culture-shocked when they decide to live in Denmark and raise their kids there. In Denmark, the emphasis is on developing a child's social life more than the academics. But the fact that the country can still boast of excellent educational standards just shows that the system is working.


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.