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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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Seasons of Denmark

Weather and climate are important aspects to consider when traveling to a place. Why so? Because of several reasons.
The first reason is to be able to prepare accordingly in terms of packed wardrobe. Who would want to be caught unaware in summer clothes during winter? Sometimes the beauty of a place cannot overshadow the sense of frustration in bearing inconvenience due to bad weather coupled with ill-advised clothes. That is why it makes sense to know the expected seasons of a country before attempting to visit. […]

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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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