What is the meaning of hygge?

Hygge: The Danish Art of Cosiness

Hygge is as Danish as pork roast and it goes far in illuminating the Danish soul. In essence, hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people. The warm glow of candlelight is hygge. Friends and family – that’s hygge too. There's nothing more hygge than sitting round a table, discussing the big and small things in life. Perhaps hygge explains why the Danes are some of the happiest people in the world?

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Hygge + UNESCO

Danes are pushing for "hygge" to be given World Heritage status by UNESCO!

Know an Especially Hygge Dane?

We're forming a "Hygge Council" of the most hygge people on the planet. Know someone who might qualify? Send them here. 

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Switching Off

How to unplug to find your inner hygge. 

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Everything is Hyggelig

You can find hygge almost anywhere if you know how to look for it.