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Denmark. Photo: archer10 (Dennis)

Overview

As Europe’s oldest kingdom and birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, it’s tempting to refer to Denmark as a “fairytale country” – and one of the most iconic sights of the capital, Copenhagen, is The Little Mermaid statue.

Kronborg castle is a sea fort guarding the sound between Denmark and Sweden, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and supposedly the setting for Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

Islands such as Sealand and Mon – which is also home to the Liselund landscaped park – have sandy beaches, and there is a nudist beach just north of Copenhagen called Bellevue.

Our articles include a green guide to Copenhagen and hints on how to visit on the cheap, as well as how to learn Danish, and insight on what it’s like to live in Denmark as an expat.

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Denmark Articles

12 of the best Airbnbs in Copenhagen

8 ways to celebrate summer in Copenhagen

What to expect at Distortion 2012 in Copenhagen

The front lines of the Copenhagen gourmet burger wars

Copenhagen on the cheap

[Daily dispatch] free legal aid for Mexican immigrants in the US

[DAILY DISPATCH] The Earth’s 8th continent and same-sex marriage now legal in Finland

I explored Copenhagen’s anarchist Freetown. Here’s what I found

Denmark doesn’t treat inmates like ‘prisoners’ and the results are remarkable

The best hangover foods around the world

Denmark’s population is aging, but check out their hilariously easy fix

15 Instagrammers You Should Follow During Your Next Trip to Denmark

How to piss off a Dane

18 reasons why Nordic countries are better than yours

18 of the world’s most bike friendly cities

10 things I learned from my Danish roommate

What it’s like when you visit Denmark for the first time

What it’s like to eat at McDonald’s in Denmark

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