Danes Do Summer Vacation Right

Lili – July 15, 2019 It’s summertime, and I want to live in Denmark. There are many reasons I’d love to live there, but I feel a particular yen for the homeland during the summer months. That’s because Danes get five weeks’ paid vacation time, or 2.08 days per month. They also get nine public…

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Danish Star Power Keeps Us Tuning In

Mia – May 28, 2019 Like 19.3 million other Americans, my husband and I tuned into the final episode of “Game of Thrones” earlier this month. We taped it, of course, because nothing about GOT is suitable for children as young as our Jake, Astrid and Alex, but that just made it seem more like…

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Queen Margrethe and the Art of a Fairy-Tale Queen

Mia – April 29, 2019 Every so often, I’ll read or see something that makes me yearn for Denmark. That sounds funny, even to me, since I’ve only been to that magical kingdom twice—once when I was a college student studying in Europe and again when John and I spent an enchanted week in Skagen…

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