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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.

Denmark Articles

12 of the best Airbnbs in Copenhagen

by Joe Batruny

8 ways to celebrate summer in Copenhagen

by Emily Hanssen Arent

What to expect at Distortion 2012 in Copenhagen

by Emily Hanssen Arent

The front lines of the Copenhagen gourmet burger wars

by Brittany Shoot

Copenhagen on the cheap

by Maya Weeks

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

by Rachel Cerrotti

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

by Matt Hershberger

The best hangover foods around the world

by Eva Sandoval

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

by Morgane Croissant

15 Instagrammers You Should Follow During Your Next Trip to Denmark

by Nick Pachelli

How to piss off a Dane

by Emily Hanssen Arent

18 reasons why Nordic countries are better than yours

by Emily Lodish

18 of the world’s most bike friendly cities

by Hal Amen

10 things I learned from my Danish roommate

by Magdalena Zenaida

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

by Katrine Damgaard & Jan Matheu

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

by Michael Howard

Lessons gleaned from a Danish window

by Emily Hanssen Arent

Amazing libraries around the world [PICS]

by Sarah Park
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