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Shopping in Copenhagen

Are you tempted to make shopping in Copenhagen ? You’re lucky because you’ll never leave the city disappointed. There are clusters of your favourite shops and brands dotted all over this quaint city in Europe. […]

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Copenhagen’s Counterculture: Christiania

  Scandinavia has a very cold reputation. Unfortunately, I can’t change the weather. I hope to, however, change this perception. While Norway, and Sweden remain somewhat culturally rigid, Denmark, embraces alternative lifestyles and eccentricity. Its […]

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Denmark and the European Union

Since joining the European Community in 1973, Denmark has held the EU Presidency for at least seven times. Its main reason for joining the union was to safeguard its agricultural exports to the United Kingdom. The two countries were so economically linked that Denmark considered it necessary to be a member if UK is one as well. […]

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The Regions of Denmark

It is always good to know of any information related to a country which a traveler intends to visit. One of the most basic information is the physical division of countries. Denmark is divided into regions which are further subdivided in municipalities. […]

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The Golden Age of Denmark

The first half of the 19th century was a period of creative production for Denmark. It was a time when the arts took on a new life of creativity after the country suffered from fires, bombardment, and national bankruptcy. It was known as the Golden Age of Denmark. Lasting up until about 1850, it took a while a longer for someone to pen the term “Golden Age” in relation to Denmark. Danish philosopher Valdemar Vedel was the first one to use the term to describe what is acknowledged as the richest period in the country’s cultural history. […]

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Housing Communities of Denmark

Denmark started a housing community concept during the 1960s which is still being replicated today. It is not only happening in the country buit also in other countries notably the US, China, and several European countries. The main reason for developing such housing concept is the dissatisfaction with existing housing and communities then which were largely felt to have failed to provide the needs of inhabitants. […]

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