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The official happiness report

Danish hygge

Hygge is as Danish as pork roast and cold beer and it goes far in illuminating the Danish soul. In essence, hygge means creating a nice, warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people around you. The warm glow of candlelight is hygge.

Danish hygge in Copenhagen

The Danish word "hygge" (sounds a bit like “hooga”) roughly translates to coziness. However, that definition doesn’t quite cover it.


The perfect location

Denmark, Copenhagen, history of Copenhagen, Copenhagen timeline, capital city of Denmark

1000s – The first settlement.


Aalborg: Denmark's laid-back city

Rocks on Bornholm
  1. Visit Bornholm’s four impressive round churches
Lesoe Salt
  1. Lose yourself in the rolling heathlands of Djursland’s National Park
  2. Spend an exciting weekend in Aarhus, Denmark’s second city
  3. Cycle or hike the many, varied trails of The Lake District
  1. Wonder at Egeskov Castle, Europe's best preserved Renaissance moat castle
  2. Explore the cathedral city and birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, Odense
  3. Go island hopping in the South Funen Archipelago
  4. Visit the quaint cobbled town of Ærøskøbing 

The Legacy (Arvingerne)

Læsø salt
  1. Absorb wonderful art, architecture and sea views at Louisiana, Denmark’s most popular modern art gallery
  2. Follow Shakespeare’s Hamlet to it setting, Kronborg Castle
  1. Stride out on Denmark’s widest beach on the holiday island of Rømø
  2. See history come alive at the annual ring riding festival in Sønderborg, a medieval jousting sport enjoying a revival
The Bridge

A body on The Bridge

Man Meets the Sea Esbjerg
  1. Feel the power of the North Sea on West Jutland’s wind-swept beaches.
  1. Marvel at Roskilde Cathedral, the dramatic resting place of Danish kings and queens
Image: Tine Harden

On the trail of The Killing

Denmark, Copenhagen, Christiania copenhagen, freetown,staden,christianshavn

Copenhagen's colourful free city

Holger Danske, Helsingør

Kronborg- Hamlet's home


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