Denmark is a small country in the Nordics with an international reputation for a high quality of life and for being one of the happiest places in the world. It’s a country with much to be discovered, their culture is rich in traditions and has plenty of charming customs. There is no shortage of quirky and fun things to discover about Danish culture. Make no mistake in assuming that all the Nordic countries are alike, while their values are similar, their cultures, traditions, and climates are each very distinct.
We start by introducing you to the fundamental aspects of Danish culture, things that you would probably notice quickly if you moved to Denmark. In our next article, we will cover some of the interesting cultural traditions and tips that could take some time to discover, especially if you don’t know many Danes yet! To find this intel, we have gone straight to the source and interviewed three Danes who live in our co-living apartments in Copenhagen. Of course, this is only the tip of the iceberg, with a history as rich as Denmark’s, there are countless things to discover about this amazing country!
The Danish Fundamentals
Now You Know a Bit More About the Danes 🇩🇰
You’ve got the fundamentals of Denmark and the Danish way of life. As we said, there is much more to be discovered and we hope that this has started your appetite for all things Denmark! We spoke with several of our Danish members about Danish culture and heard about their traditions and special celebrations. This insider’s scoop should help to paint a picture of life in Denmark.
Check out part two here: Danish Culture: Traditions, Customs, and People