Wrapping up Season One of What The Denmark

Hello!After launching What The Denmark a few months ago we are soon going to be taking a bit of a break.We've made 10 episodes across a range of topics, and so will shortly take stock of what we've learnt, hire a couple of team members and set up som...

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Jun 04, 2021
How Handball encapsulates Danish society

Hello!Before moving to Denmark I was vaguely aware of the sport of handball, but knew next to nothing about it.My sense was that it was a niche sport played in cold countries, its popularity sort of on a par with table tennis (no offence ping pong en...

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May 28, 2021
Why do Danish people wave when they ride their bike?

Hello!This week we have a slightly different type of episode for you...We're testing out a new format to have as well as our normal "deep dive" episodes: short interviews with people adapting to life in Denmark.These interviews, we feel, are a great...

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May 21, 2021
Practical advice on how to get a job (in Denmark)

Hello!After last week's episode that looked at some theory behind why getting a job in Denmark is different to elsewhere this week we get into practicalities.Starting out, we thought this would be very Danish centric (e.g. attach a photo on your CV),...

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May 14, 2021
Are Danish companies overlooking international talent?

Hello!For the next two weeks, we'll be looking at the big topic of getting a job in Denmark.The initial idea was that our conversations would be solely focused on helping non-Danes navigate the job market. Once we got in the studio, a few things emer...

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May 07, 2021
Why can Danish humour be so confusing?

Hello!If you’ve ever spoken at length with a Danish person, chances are that their dry sense of humour has resulted in instances of confusion rather than fits of laughter.While Danes seem to have a peculiar pride in their dry sense of humour, many no...

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Apr 30, 2021
Practical advice on making friends with Danes

Hello!Making friends in Denmark is notoriously difficult. Not just for non-Danes, but anyone moving to a new part of the country.As we learnt in the Making Friends (Part 1) episode, several cultural/ geographical reasons contribute to why Danes (in g...

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Apr 23, 2021
How coconuts and peaches explain Danish friendships

Hi everyone,First of all - a big congrats. You are receiving the very first What The Denmark newsletter! In years to come you can tell your friends "I was there from the start" 😀Quick update on the launch What The Denmark went live last week on Thurs...

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Apr 16, 2021