‘Coming from a northern culture myself, Danish communication didn’t surprise me’

‘Coming from a northern culture myself, Danish communication didn’t surprise me’

We spoke to Latvian diplomat Ilze Zelgave, who moved to Denmark in 2016 and is currently on maternity leave, about Danish social norms and her thoughts on bringing up international children in the Scandinavian country.

‘I’m trying to find my way into the etiquette of friendships here’

‘I’m trying to find my way into the etiquette of friendships here’

‘Denmark’s Jantelov is similar to what we call ‘tall poppy syndrome”

‘Denmark’s Jantelov is similar to what we call ‘tall poppy syndrome”