Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?
FOR MEMBERS

Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?

There's something heroic about the way Danes and Swedes insist on trying to communicate with one another using their own languages, but more often than not end up nodding, smiling, and only pretending to understand. Why not give up and just speak English?

OPINION: We moved abroad, but we should still get our vote

OPINION: We moved abroad, but we should still get our vote

OPINION: Denmark’s new race to restrict immigration steals focus from pandemic

OPINION: Denmark’s new race to restrict immigration steals focus from pandemic

OPINION: Denmark must treat international students equally over residency

OPINION: Denmark must treat international students equally over residency

ANALYSIS: Why has the number of Covid-19 cases in Denmark increased so quickly?
FOR MEMBERS

ANALYSIS: Why has the number of Covid-19 cases in Denmark increased so quickly?

What unites and divides the Nordic countries?

What unites and divides the Nordic countries?

I became a dad at the start of the coronavirus crisis in Denmark. Now my daughter can finally meet her grandparents

I became a dad at the start of the coronavirus crisis in Denmark. Now my daughter can finally meet her grandparents

OPINION: Watching the US coronavirus response from Denmark is surreal

OPINION: Watching the US coronavirus response from Denmark is surreal

You are not alone – living abroad in the time of corona

You are not alone – living abroad in the time of corona

How the coronavirus has (and hasn’t) affected the Nordic countries

How the coronavirus has (and hasn’t) affected the Nordic countries

Why is Norwegian scrapping flights from the Nordics to the United States?

Why is Norwegian scrapping flights from the Nordics to the United States?

Opinion: Denmark should cancel Trump’s state visit

Opinion: Denmark should cancel Trump’s state visit

Analysis: What does the EU election result mean for Denmark’s general election?

Analysis: What does the EU election result mean for Denmark’s general election?

ANALYSIS: What impact will the SAS strike have on the airline’s future (and ticket prices)?

ANALYSIS: What impact will the SAS strike have on the airline’s future (and ticket prices)?

ANALYSIS: Why is the SAS strike happening now?

ANALYSIS: Why is the SAS strike happening now?

OPINION: Stop being so hostile to foreign professionals, Denmark. You need us

OPINION: Stop being so hostile to foreign professionals, Denmark. You need us

Two Danes climbed a pyramid. Why is Egypt mad?

Two Danes climbed a pyramid. Why is Egypt mad?

For the last six months, I’ve been trying to date Danes. Here’s what I found out

For the last six months, I’ve been trying to date Danes. Here’s what I found out

Opinion: Danish odds are stacked against skilled foreign workers

Opinion: Danish odds are stacked against skilled foreign workers

My best and worst days in Denmark

My best and worst days in Denmark

Opinion: Overfishing in Danish seas is bad for the environment and the economy

Opinion: Overfishing in Danish seas is bad for the environment and the economy

Danes worry about Brexit but reject cherry picking over free movement

Danes worry about Brexit but reject cherry picking over free movement

‘I was born in Denmark, but my post-Brexit Danish citizenship application was rejected’

‘I was born in Denmark, but my post-Brexit Danish citizenship application was rejected’

OPINION: Constitution Day is a celebration of political rights for all. Is Denmark neglecting them?

OPINION: Constitution Day is a celebration of political rights for all. Is Denmark neglecting them?

OPINION: Why do only ‘Danes’ live in Denmark?

OPINION: Why do only ‘Danes’ live in Denmark?

Why moving to Denmark can cause feelings of loneliness – and what you can do to feel better

Why moving to Denmark can cause feelings of loneliness – and what you can do to feel better

Trust, risk and regulation: how Denmark’s 2013 teachers’ lockout built the platform for a far greater crisis

Trust, risk and regulation: how Denmark’s 2013 teachers’ lockout built the platform for a far greater crisis

How does income tax in Denmark compare to the rest of the Nordics?
FOR MEMBERS

How does income tax in Denmark compare to the rest of the Nordics?

OPINION: Why PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s error-strewn English is fine by us

OPINION: Why PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s error-strewn English is fine by us

OPINION: Hacks for foreigners transitioning to life in Denmark

OPINION: Hacks for foreigners transitioning to life in Denmark

OPINION: Why do Danish leaders seem rude?

OPINION: Why do Danish leaders seem rude?

OPINION: Why would anyone leave the happiest country?

OPINION: Why would anyone leave the happiest country?

‘The EU should not allow the symbol of peace in Europe to become a symbol of waste’

‘The EU should not allow the symbol of peace in Europe to become a symbol of waste’

Opinion: The fakers’ little lies are eating our brains

Opinion: The fakers’ little lies are eating our brains

‘The Danish job market is not the easiest – but once there, you have a solid foundation’

‘The Danish job market is not the easiest – but once there, you have a solid foundation’

OPINION: Denmark should do more for environmentally-friendly electric transport

OPINION: Denmark should do more for environmentally-friendly electric transport

Networking in Denmark: Not as scary as it seems?

Networking in Denmark: Not as scary as it seems?

OPINION: Why an afternoon at Starbucks shows the best of Danish multiculturalism

OPINION: Why an afternoon at Starbucks shows the best of Danish multiculturalism

How to make friends with expats in Denmark (and why it’s OK)

How to make friends with expats in Denmark (and why it’s OK)

OPINION: My humbling journey into a surprising Scandinavian life

OPINION: My humbling journey into a surprising Scandinavian life

‘Cake is served’: tough immigration policy is bad for businesses, says Danish company

‘Cake is served’: tough immigration policy is bad for businesses, says Danish company

‘Denmark’s constant residency curbs will turn away skilled workers’

‘Denmark’s constant residency curbs will turn away skilled workers’

OPINION: Brexit and Brits in the EU – bargaining chip or afterthought?

OPINION: Brexit and Brits in the EU – bargaining chip or afterthought?

Is a new political alliance forming in Denmark?

Is a new political alliance forming in Denmark?

Danes once again discuss who is a Dane

Danes once again discuss who is a Dane

OPINION: A blemish on Denmark’s environmental record

OPINION: A blemish on Denmark’s environmental record

‘Denmark needs an open America’

‘Denmark needs an open America’

Denmark is alienating its needed foreign workers

Denmark is alienating its needed foreign workers

Danish policies threaten Baltic fishing communities

Danish policies threaten Baltic fishing communities

Americans abroad: get off the fence, stop Trump

Americans abroad: get off the fence, stop Trump

Denmark is locking every door to immigrants

Denmark is locking every door to immigrants

Time to get ready for winter (yes, already)

Time to get ready for winter (yes, already)

Why Denmark is in the midst of an epic #MeToo reckoning, three years later
FOR MEMBERS

Why Denmark is in the midst of an epic #MeToo reckoning, three years later

Stop trashing your city, Copenhagen residents!

Stop trashing your city, Copenhagen residents!

Why you should learn Danish (and how it will benefit you)

Why you should learn Danish (and how it will benefit you)

Danish or Dan-ish: The life of a European super-commuter

Danish or Dan-ish: The life of a European super-commuter

Time to rediscover the ‘culture of the heart’

Time to rediscover the ‘culture of the heart’

Is the Danish concept of free play in danger?

Is the Danish concept of free play in danger?

Danes, it’s time to send n-word to scrap heap of history

Danes, it’s time to send n-word to scrap heap of history

Brits: Why vote away your right to move in Europe?

Brits: Why vote away your right to move in Europe?

Green card holders tell Denmark to keep its promise

Green card holders tell Denmark to keep its promise

Denmark and Europe: the importance of the long view

Denmark and Europe: the importance of the long view

British expats: have your say in this historic decision

British expats: have your say in this historic decision

Brexit would leave expats in ‘ghastly’ legal limbo for years

Brexit would leave expats in ‘ghastly’ legal limbo for years

How to be kind to yourself when relocating

How to be kind to yourself when relocating

‘Denmark is forgetting itself in the wake of the refugee crisis’

‘Denmark is forgetting itself in the wake of the refugee crisis’

Hygge: The Danish art of being in the moment

Hygge: The Danish art of being in the moment

What’s the deal with those ‘wild’ Danish kids?

What’s the deal with those ‘wild’ Danish kids?

An expat’s guide to making friends with Danes

An expat’s guide to making friends with Danes

Five reasons Denmark should want Britain to stay in the EU

Five reasons Denmark should want Britain to stay in the EU

Brits in EU: It’s your future, so act now to keep Britain in

Brits in EU: It’s your future, so act now to keep Britain in

Singing your way to happiness with the Danes

Singing your way to happiness with the Danes

How to manage the expectations of expat life

How to manage the expectations of expat life

‘I am not a runner’: Putting Danish resilience to the test

‘I am not a runner’: Putting Danish resilience to the test

Has Denmark’s plan to seize goods been misunderstood?

Has Denmark’s plan to seize goods been misunderstood?

Why Denmark cares more than you think

Why Denmark cares more than you think

Former Danish PM didn’t ‘save the children’

Former Danish PM didn’t ‘save the children’

‘Denmark is no longer the country I loved’

‘Denmark is no longer the country I loved’

Life as a modern expat: Happy (virtual) Holidays

Life as a modern expat: Happy (virtual) Holidays

Can ‘The Danish Way’ Trump future Donalds?

Can ‘The Danish Way’ Trump future Donalds?

‘Scrap border checks on bridge to Denmark’

‘Scrap border checks on bridge to Denmark’

Drop ‘us and them’ and embrace new life abroad

Drop ‘us and them’ and embrace new life abroad

Nordic welcome chillier as numbers snowball

Nordic welcome chillier as numbers snowball

The Danish Model: Don’t try this at home

The Danish Model: Don’t try this at home

Four ways that Danes are socializers, not socialists

Four ways that Danes are socializers, not socialists

Decoding Denmark’s ‘dagpenge’ debate

Decoding Denmark’s ‘dagpenge’ debate

Lion dissection is ‘incredibly Danish’

Lion dissection is ‘incredibly Danish’

Why Danish public healthcare beats private

Why Danish public healthcare beats private

Tougher demands on learning Danish unfair

Tougher demands on learning Danish unfair

Denmark sticks to hardline refugee stance

Denmark sticks to hardline refugee stance

Denmark’s flat power structure creates respect

Denmark’s flat power structure creates respect

Expats, get off social media and hit the streets!

Expats, get off social media and hit the streets!

Why do refugees prefer Sweden to Denmark?

Why do refugees prefer Sweden to Denmark?

The lifelong effects of empathic thinking

The lifelong effects of empathic thinking

Danish classrooms built for empathy, happiness

Danish classrooms built for empathy, happiness

Is ‘the Danish way’ the right way to parent?

Is ‘the Danish way’ the right way to parent?

Ten first impressions of Denmark

Ten first impressions of Denmark

Danes have the right approach to discipline

Danes have the right approach to discipline

Gender equality and a woman’s right to age

Gender equality and a woman’s right to age

Expat, foreigner or something else?

Expat, foreigner or something else?

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