FYI Denmark Expats in Denmark

FYI Denmark is a site designed to help expats and new visitors to Denmark learn about their new home. If you do not see what you are looking for in the menu, just use the site search option. There is over 150 pages of useful information on Denmark.

Jul 20, 2017

International Schools in Denmark

There are many international schools in Denmark where teaching is carried out in either English, French or German, while still teaching Danish as a mandatory subject.

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Jul 15, 2017


Hi. I got braces in Romania and now I want to continue the treatment here in Copenhagen. Do you know any dentist that is willing to so this?

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Jul 09, 2017

Denmark Newspapers

There are lots of Denmark newspapers available both online and offline, in English and Danish, so that you can get local Danish information easily.

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Jul 09, 2017

Danish numbers

Learning Danish numbers is confusing since they are said backwards.

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Jul 09, 2017

Useful Danish Phrases

Learning a few useful danish phrases or words can go a long way to making your stay or visit in Denmark more enjoyable.

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Jul 09, 2017

Danish Alphabet

The Danish alphabet has a few additional letters not found in the standard english alphabet and often cause problems for foreigners. Learn more here.

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Jul 09, 2017

Danish Language

The Danish language is a difficult language to master, but other expats have and so can you. Learn Dansk!

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Jul 09, 2017

Exploring Denmark by Bike

Exploring Denmark by Bike is not only easy and fun, but probably the best way to see the real Denmark. There are 11 National bike routes and 1000s of miles of bike paths to take you there safely.

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Jul 09, 2017

Expats in Denmark

There are many groups for expats in Denmark, so any expat in Denmark should be able to have local contacts for advice and friendship. Check out our list here.

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Jul 09, 2017

Everyday Life in Denmark

As an expat, you want to create a normal everyday life routine in Denmark as quickly as possible. Things that Danes take for granted can be a very hard hurdle for the expat,

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Jul 09, 2017

Embassies in Denmark

Here you can find a list of all the embassies in Denmark including consulates and legations.

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Jul 09, 2017

Etiquette in Denmark

Knowing a little about Danish etiquette can serve you well when being invited to someone's home for dinner. Making a good first impression will help you assimilate into Danish society.

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Jul 09, 2017

Erotica Literature

Here is a small collection of erotica or sexual literature from Anais Nin to Olympia Reader.

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Jul 09, 2017

Denmark and the Environment

Denmark is known to be pro environment and has made many environmental advances, but the dirty secret is that there are lots of problems which could be rectified quickly and are not!.

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Jul 09, 2017

English Books

If you are looking for English books to read while living in Denmark, then check out some of our collection and other sources.

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Jul 09, 2017

Education in Denmark

Education in Denmark is a very important and schooling starts early at age 6. Child sitting services begin at 6 months.

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Jul 05, 2017

Visitor from the US

A week into my month-long visit, I broke a tooth! I went to the tandklinik. I received immediate care. She assessed the situation quickly and effectively,

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Jul 05, 2017

How many people / bedrooms per apartment?

Hi there, First, thanks for all the very useful information! I am having trouble understanding how many people / bedrooms are in each apartment. I

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Jul 02, 2017

Bicycling in Denmark

Bicycling in Denmark is probably one of the best ways to see Denmark , but also for many people living in Denmark is the preferred method of getting to work, shopping and getting about.

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Jun 26, 2017

Danish rejsekort

Thanks for an excellent article on how to use the rejsekort, As a tourist I agree its one of the worse systems, I am Irish and have a Leapcard, it too

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Jun 26, 2017

CPR Card

I am a returning resident. I am a UK citizen, with a CPR issued in Denmark, who lived, worked, paid taxes and made ATP contributions from 1969 thru 1973,

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Jun 11, 2017

Budget Denmark Tips

Here are a few budget Denmark tips for surviving in Denmark. These tips including where to find cheap dining, discounts on travel, shopping, etc...

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Jun 11, 2017

Danish Currency

The Danish currency is the krone and not the Euro as many people think. Denmark opted out of the Euro and so you will need to exchange your money for Danish Money - The Krone!

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Jun 11, 2017

Danish Culture

The Danish culture is based on "jante law", which is unique to Denmark and the Danes. It is a form of everybody being equal and no one is special. Equal rights are given to everyone.

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Jun 11, 2017

Danish Bicycle Traffic Signs

Here are some of the Danish bicycle traffic signs that motorists and cyclists should know before heading out on the road.

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Jun 11, 2017

Danish Commercials

Danish commercials or reklames are known to be a bit over the top at times and often not seen outside the country due to their content. Below you will find some of those commercials.

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Jun 11, 2017

Danish Christmas Songs

Danish Christmas songs or julen sange are very popular and usuall sung while dancing around the Christmas Tree.

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Jun 11, 2017

Culture Shock Denmark

If you are moving to Denmark you will experience Culture Shock Denmark at some time during your settling in period. Below is a story from an expat on that experience.

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Jun 11, 2017

CPR Number

If you plan to live in Denmark, you must have a CPR number, Civil Personal Registration. Without one you will be unable to open a bank account, find a place to live or get a job.

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Jun 05, 2017

Scared of getting in trouble in Scandinavia!

My brother and I had the wrong ticket to the airport, one zone when it should have been two, we were confused and didn't know it was the wrong ticket.

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May 28, 2017

Copenhagen Sights

There are many Copenhagen sights and attractions to keep anyone visiting this modern capitol happy and entertained. Below you will find a list of my favorites.

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May 28, 2017

Copenhagen Christmas

Having a Copenhagen Christmas is a sure way to bring in the holiday spirit. The city is full of traditional christmas lights, Tivoli is open and there is a chill in the air.

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May 28, 2017

Copenhagen, Denmark

A brief overview of Copenhagen, Denmark including a video tour.

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May 28, 2017

Copenhagen Restaurants

Here is our continued list of copenhagen restaurants and eateries in the capitol of Denmark.

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May 28, 2017

Copenhagen Hotels

The selection of Copenhagen hotels is large and varied, but when looking for places to stay in Denmark, you need to check these choices out first!

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May 28, 2017

Copenhagen Card

The Copenhagen Card give visitors to Copenhagen free entrance to attractions and transportation

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May 28, 2017

Constitution Day in Denmark

Grundlovsdag or Constitution Day in Denmark is celebrated on June 5th every year. This holiday is commenorate the signing of the Danish Constitution on June 5, 1849 and the amended constituion...

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May 28, 2017

cities in Denmark

There are many cities in Denmark, but the most populated are Copenhagen, Arhus, Aalborg and Odense. This does not mean that there are not other towns in Denmark worth visiting.

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May 28, 2017

Churches in North Jutland

There are over 70 historic churches in North Jutland located at "The Top of Denmark". Each worth visiting. Many date from the early 1200s and are still used for services.

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May 28, 2017

Danish Christmas

The Danish Christmas has a long tradition of celebrating Jul with lots of family oriented events. H C Andersen said "“magnificent, quite unforgettably magnificent”

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May 28, 2017

Changing address in Denmark

If you are changing address in Denmark, you need to follow some simple steps in order to avoid problems and a fine.

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May 28, 2017

Car Ownership Denmark

Car ownership Denmark is very involved and you should be prepared to invest time and money if planning on owning a car.

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May 28, 2017

Buying a Bicycle in Denmark

Buying a bicycle in Denmark can be easy or quite frustrating, depending on your needs. I have several good shopping options for you expats.

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May 28, 2017

Bus in Denmark

Denmark has a very good bus transportation system and with just a bit of knowledge you can quickly and easily master the system and avoid having to use your car or getting lost. Read this helpful info

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May 28, 2017

Budget Eating in Denmark

Budget Eating is not impossible if you take a path less travelled by most tourists. You have probably heard that Denmark is expensive. True, but there are many ways to save money.

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May 28, 2017

Budget Denmark Offers

As an expat, I am always on the lookout budget denmark tips and ideas. Since the country is so expensive to live in, it is nice to find a bargain or a freebie every once in awhile. You found them!

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May 27, 2017

Bringing Pets to Denmark

If you are planning on bringing pets to Denmark, you will need to get a PET passport and check up on the regulations for transporting your pet to Denmark.

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May 27, 2017

Bicycle Rental in Copenhagen

You can use on of the many bicycle rental in Copenhagen to rent a bike and explore the city in a fun and relaxed way.

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May 27, 2017

Banks in Denmark

There are several hundred different banks in Denmark, but as an expat you will probably wish to bank with one of the top banks like Dankse Bank, Nordea, Jysk Bank or Syd Bank,

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    There are many international schools in Denmark where teaching is carried out in either English, French or German, while still teaching Danish as a mandatory subject.

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  3. Denmark Newspapers

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