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.

Jan 22, 2015

Denmark Culture Shock Response

Hi Chris- what a great post - thank you! I often find that learning more about your new home quickly can really help alleviate Culture Shock. Taking walks

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Jan 22, 2015

Safety in Denmark

Hi, Generally speaking Denmark is very safe and serious crime is more uncommon than in the UK. There is brawling late a night after the bars close in

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Jan 22, 2015

Is it safe?

My daughter is going to be attending school in Copenhagen this year and wanted to know about security?

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Jan 22, 2015

Stages of Culture Shock

There are 4 stages to culture shock: Honeymoon, Crisis, Acceptance and Adjustment. Almost all expats go through them at one time in their lives, if they

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Jan 21, 2015

Aalborg Denmark

Aalborg is located in North Jutland or Nord Jylland and has the 3rd largest population in Denmark. You will find a great variety to keep you entranced.

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Jan 21, 2015

Skulpturel filtning

If you contacted me earlier this week about this book - I may have found a copy for you. Please contact me again.

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Jan 15, 2015

Store Bededag

Store Bededag or prayer day is part of the Danish easter holiday season. Learn more.

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Jan 15, 2015

Prescriptions in Denmark

Prescriptions in Denmark are not part of the free health care system in Denmark. You are given an allowance and only pay a portion of your costs. How much you will pay is based on a sliding scale.

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Jan 15, 2015

Copenhagen Card

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

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Jan 15, 2015

Things to do in Frederikshavn

There are many things to do in Frederikshavn, including historic attractions, varied activities, swimming and nature walks. You can also go further afield to explore the "Top of Denmark".

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Jan 14, 2015

Radhuspladsen

Radhuspladsen is the famous copenhagen square, which has a long tradition of being the place to meet, celebrate, protest and start or finish a party!

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Jan 14, 2015

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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Jan 13, 2015

Frederikshavn

Frederikshavn is the most northern city located in North Jutland. The area known as the "Land of Light" is the entrance to "The top of Denmark", which is reputed to have the most beautiful sunset.

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Jan 13, 2015

Frederikshavn Attractions

There are manyFrederikshavn attractions to keep you busy while visiting.

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Jan 13, 2015

FYI Denmark Shop

Visit the FYIDenmark shop before coming to Denmark for ideas of things to bring with you as an expat.

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Jan 13, 2015

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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Jan 13, 2015

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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Jan 13, 2015

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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Jan 13, 2015

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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Jan 13, 2015

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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Jan 13, 2015

Transportation to Denmark

Transportation to Denmark is becoming increasingly easier with lots of airlines flyng to several of the major airports. There is also train and ferry connctions.

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Jan 13, 2015

Train Time Table

Understanding the train time table for danish trains is necessary if you wish to master the denmark public transportatio n system.

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Jan 13, 2015

Train Routes Denmark

Train Routes Denmark will show you how to figure out where the s tog in Copenhagen travel to and figure out how to read their maps.

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Jan 12, 2015

Denmark Rail Pass

If you are using the public transportation system in Denmark, try a Denmark rail pass or monthly pass to lower costs.

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Jan 12, 2015

Train Travel in Denmark

Coping with train travel in Denmark can be simple once you master the system including understanding the map and zones.

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Jan 12, 2015

Ticket Fine in Denmark

It is easy to get a ticket fine on the public transportation system in Denmark, but not always easy to pay for it.

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Jan 12, 2015

Ticket Prices Denmark

These are the current ticket prices for klippekort and single tickets in Denmark

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Jan 12, 2015

Klippekort

To understand how to read a klippekort and how many klips you need, you just have to decipher a couple of numbers. Easy once you know what to look for..

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Jan 12, 2015

Tickets for Buses, Trains and Metro

Learn how to get the best tickets for bus, train or metro travel in Denmark.

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Jan 12, 2015

Metro in Denmark

The metro in Denmark is not only convenient, but quick and completely automated. Gotta try it!

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Jan 12, 2015

International Train Travel

Denmark has a great international train travel system, where you can reach most points in Denmark or Europe by train. Learn a bit more about how to take full advantage of train travel.

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Jan 12, 2015

Ferries in Denmark

There are lots of ferries in denmark, which will help reduce your driving time and expenses. It is often cheaper and quicker to take a ferry, than to pay bridge tolls and petrol costs. Learn more here

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Jan 12, 2015

Ferries to Denmark

Several of the European countries offer ferries to Denmark, helping you avoid the long drive. Denmark has a large ferry system, helping commuters and truckers get to and from Denmark.

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Jan 12, 2015

Gas Stations in Denmark

There are 9 major chains of gas stations in Denmark including Shell, Statoil, Ingo, OK and Q8. Here is a list of the major players and links to their sites.

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Jan 12, 2015

Gas Stations in Denmark: How to Use

There are 1000s of gas stations in Denmark and it is not hard to figure out how to pump your own gas using the self service machines. Learn how.

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Jan 12, 2015

Importing Car to Denmark

When importing car to Denmark , you should know that the cost are quite prohibited and rarely can it pay to do so. Learn more here.

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Jan 12, 2015

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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Jan 11, 2015

Driving License in Denmark

Want to exchange your driving license Denmark? It is a little bit more involved than you think!

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Jan 11, 2015

Driving in Denmark

Driving in denmark or importing a car is not cheap and rarely worth the hassle. If you wish to have a car in Denmark, weigh your costs to your actual needs. If you live and work in the city - NO!

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Jan 11, 2015

Denmark Bus Types

Denmark Bus Types are denoted by the letter following the route numbers. Knowing what each one means can help you pick the best bus to get you where you want to go.

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Jan 11, 2015

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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Jan 11, 2015

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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Jan 11, 2015

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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Jan 11, 2015

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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Jan 11, 2015

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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Jan 11, 2015

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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Jan 10, 2015

Copenhagen Restaurants

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

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Jan 10, 2015

Copenhagen, Denmark

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

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Jan 10, 2015

Weather in Denmark

If you want to check the up to date weather in Denmark, click here.

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  1. Denmark Culture Shock Response

    Jan 22, 15 06:48 AM

    Hi Chris- what a great post - thank you! I often find that learning more about your new home quickly can really help alleviate Culture Shock. Taking walks

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  2. Safety in Denmark

    Jan 22, 15 05:50 AM

    Hi, Generally speaking Denmark is very safe and serious crime is more uncommon than in the UK. There is brawling late a night after the bars close in

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  3. Is it safe?

    Jan 22, 15 05:33 AM

    My daughter is going to be attending school in Copenhagen this year and wanted to know about security?

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