Copenhagen

The Danes think of their neighbors as they would members of their family. Denmark is the baby sister whose idea of fun occasionally shocks.
– The Xenophobe's Guide to the Danes

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What the Hell is "Hygge"?

What the Hell is "Hygge"?

COPENHAGEN – If you want to get to know Denmark and the Danish — and right now everyone does — then we have to start with the basics.

Local Obsessions: Danish Smørrebrød

Local Obsessions: Danish Smørrebrød

COPENHAGEN – The end result is a visual masterpiece — almost too beautiful to eat. There are hundreds of varieties, the most important elements being creaminess and crunchiness.

Little Black Book: The Danish Chef

Little Black Book: The Danish Chef

COPENHAGEN – Bo Bech, award-winning chef behind hot spot Geist and former host of Danish television series Knife on the Throat, lists his favorite local dining spots.

Hometown Debrief: The House that Lars Built

Hometown Debrief: The House that Lars Built

COPENHAGEN – I think Danes underrate Nyhavn, the iconic row of colorful houses at the harbor. You can't escape the charm  — there's a reason it's touristy. 

 

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