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.


Shrovetide, also known Fastelavn, is the day before Lent and is considered as a legacy from Catholic Times.  It must begin 40 days before Easter.  So, what they call “Quinquagesima Sunday” can be at earliest fall on the 1st of February or at the latest on the 7th of March.

LEGO is Danish

One of the interesting things about Denmark would be Lego.  Lego is a line of plastic construction toys that are made by The Lego Group.  This is a privately held company based in Billund, Denmark. 

LARP in Denmark

Live action role playing, or LARP as it is in gamers’ lexicon, is when people decide to take the board role playing games outside and play the characters themselves.  Scandinavia is one of the most active role playing areas of the world.

Rainy Day in Copenhagen: What to do?

Everyone loves the rain, but who doesn’t want to enjoy the warm, sunny weather when everyone can stay dry. Danes love the rain too, but everyone prefers the blue skies because it means a day can be spent roaming around the city of Copenhagen and just having a lot of fun.

Wondering what you can do this Christmas while in Denmark? Apart from the non-stop shopping that you’ll be inspired to do, especially with all the high-end designer shops at the malls of Denmark, there is a lot more they could do. In fact, you won’t run out of things to do while in Denmark, especially during the Christmas season.

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!

Horseback Riding in Denmark

You’ve got the bike to take you to places while in Denmark. You get to go from one shop to another, visit parks and trying out new restaurants every day. And yet despite being able to do all these with your bike, there seems to be something else you are missing out on. Perhaps all you need is to try horseback riding in Denmark. That’s right! Horseback riding in Denmark is all that you need.

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.