Denmark

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“EARLY ONE DARK April morning a few years ago I was sitting in my living room in central Copenhagen, wrapped in a blanket and yearning for spring, when I opened that day’s newspaper to discover that my adopted countrymen had been anointed the happiest of their species in something called the Satisfaction with Life Index, compiled by the Department of Psychology at the University of Leicester.
I checked the date on the newspaper: it wasn’t 1 April.”
Michael Booth, The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia

Tales from Denmark

Faroe Islands in a Nutshell

National Geographic recently voted the Faroe Islands the world's most appealing island community,
National Geographic recently voted the Faroe Islands the world's most appealing island community,
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Faroe Islands - For Off the Scale Scenery

The scenery of the Faroe Islands today is nothing short of breath-taking, with soaring mossy peaks, waterfalls, patches of huge yellow buttercups
The scenery of the Faroe Islands today is nothing short of breath-taking, with soaring mossy peaks, waterfalls, patches of huge yellow buttercups
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Denmark - A Day Tour of Copenhagen and a Stolen Purse

Højbro Plads in Copenhagen - where there are more statues and views of the Christiansborg Palace (now seat of the government) and stock...
Højbro Plads in Copenhagen - where there are more statues and views of the Christiansborg Palace (now seat of the government) and stock exchange (with a great twisty spire) and more building works and cranes.
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Denmark - in a Nutshell

International surveys and studies often rank Denmark as one of the happiest places in the world based on standards of health, welfare, and education,...
International surveys and studies often rank Denmark as one of the happiest places in the world based on standards of health, welfare, and education, maybe because the Danes have a special word "hygge" for that cosy feeling of togetherness
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Greenland - in a Nutshell

Most of Greenland is in the Arctic Circle, so almost eighty percent of the land mass is covered by the second largest ice...
Most of Greenland is in the Arctic Circle, so almost eighty percent of the land mass is covered by the second largest ice sheet in the world and glaciers.
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Greenland - The Coldest Place I've Ever Been

We loop in over Disko Bay and the ice fjord, huge glistening icebergs sailing beneath us. It’s a spectacular Greenland welcome.
We loop in over Disko Bay and the ice fjord, huge glistening icebergs sailing beneath us. It’s a spectacular Greenland welcome.
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