Spring has almost arrived in Denmark.  Buds are appearing on branches, tulips are nearly ready to burst forth, and the country seems to be letting out a collective exhale… We have made it through the darkest days of winter and the light of day is beginning to stretch longer and longer and with […]


Visiting Aarhus Denmark

by Tina on March 13, 2014

in Denmark, Travel, Travel Files

Visiting Aarhus, Denmark has been on our travel wish list for the past four years and last weekend we finally had a chance to hop over to mainland, Denmark, or Jutland, as it is called in English.  This is the little part of Denmark that juts north of Germany and is part of mainland Europe, […]


Fastelavn: The Danish Carnival

by Tina on February 28, 2014

in Celebrations, Denmark, family

Denmark is gearing up for Fastelavn, or what some call a Danish Carnival.  We had never heard of fastelavn before moving to Denmark, so we found it to be very interesting to suddenly be thrust into a new holiday.  It is a little like American Halloween where all of the kids get dressed up in […]


Snow in Copenhagen is a pretty big deal because this city does not get very much snow relative to the other Nordic countries, so when it snows in Copenhagen we love to go out and play in it before it melts away.  After our visit to Maude’s we had a gorgeous snowy drive home, and […]


Copenhagen Hay Store

by Tina on February 20, 2014

in City Files, Copenhagen, Decor

If you are a local in Copenhagen then you already know that Hay is an iconic Danish store, but if you are visiting, a trip to the Copenhagen Hay Store on the Strøget is an absolute must.  I go as often as I can because the decor changes frequently and there is always something that […]