Dress up, tilt a barrel filled with candy, and gorge yourself on cream-filled buns. This is what characterizes the celebration of Shrovetide in Denmark – this year on the 11th of February. The tradition, however, started out to be much more morbid and it involved the smashing of barrels with living cats in them.
Learning Danish can be quite a traumatic experience. If you are about to give up or just want to learn something a little more unique than ‘Hej’, go for the swear words. They are satanic.
Midsummer is celebrated in all of the Nordic countries, but in Denmark it's done a little bit differently.
Dating a Dane is no easy task – but if you want to give it a shot, springtime is ideal.