The Best Things to Do in Copenhagen

No matter how many people I told that I was visiting Copenhagen, Denmark for a few days in June, I was met by the same response: wide eyes and a huge …


World's Best Place to Live Is Now Looking for Brainy Foreigners - Bloomberg

According to a recent ranking, there’s no better place on Earth to live than Denmark.<p>The Social Progress Imperative, a study which was conducted with …


Savour a Scandinavian-Style Summertime with 6 Summery Objects

‘Summertime, and the livin’ is easy’, wrote George Gershwin in his classic 1934 aria. There is something ‘easy’ about this time of year, when a …


Hygge under threat from friluftsliv as lifestyles battle for bookshop supremacy

UK publishers reach for Norwegian philosophy of fresh air to grab the lucrative coffee-table self-help market from the bestselling Danish design for cosy living<p>Snuff out the tea lights and stick the hearthrugs back in the attic. It is official: hygge, the Danish “art” of cosy living, is as past-it …


WOW Air $100 one way SFO/LAX to London, Dublin, Berlin, Copenhagen July

WOW Air has a sale today for $99 from San Francisco and Los Angeles to London LGW, Dublin DUB, Berlin SXF and Copenhagen CPH. There are fare sales …

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Top 10 Influential Retailers Off Fashion’s Beaten Path

Storm | Source: CourtesyBoF identifies the multi-brand boutiques making waves in markets far beyond the world’s fashion capitals.<b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> For years, concept stores like Dover Street Market, Colette, 10 Corso Como and Opening Ceremony have embedded themselves in the very fabric of …


Denmark celebrates Midsummer with bonfires

Bonfires have been lit along the coast of Denmark to mark Midsummer, a festival that originates in pagan and Viking traditions.<p>Skagen sees one of the biggest bonfires being lit along its beach, attracting crowds from all over Denmark and tourists from further afield.<p>Also known as Saint John’s Day, …


European Match Race Tour 2017 Event 6 in Copenhagen

by Helmut Czasny-Bonomo today at 9:14 am 15-17 June 2017<p>European Match Race Tour 2017 event 6 in Copenhagen © Helmut Czasny-Bonomo<p><b>Consistency is key</b> …


Douglas Todd: 'Hygge' fad has depth, if you want it

I’ve just returned from the land of Viking burial sites, Tuborg beer and the Borgen TV series — so, of course, I’ve also become an expert on …


The Secret Copenhagen Model for Regenerating Cities

(Credit: COBE, SLETH and Rambøll) Thirty years ago, the city of Copenhagen was experiencing 17.5 percent unemployment, an out-migration of …


These Are the Best Cities Around the World for Drinking on the Street

There are so many things to love about travel but street drinking has quickly become one of my favorite activities abroad. If you live in a place …


How to stop city breaks killing our cities

Can’t wait to pack your bags and head off on holiday again? It used to be that people would look forward to a long break in summer, but now tourists …


Found: A Viking Toilet, the Oldest Bathroom in Denmark

This new discovery goes against previous ideas of Viking bathroom culture.<p>At a routine archaeological dig at a Viking site in Denmark, archaeologists …


Holey pattern boosts coherence of nanomechanical membrane vibrations

Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have introduced a new type of nanomechanical resonator, in which a pattern of holes localizes vibrations to a …


Getting hygge in Denmark with author Sara Blaedel, the Danish "Queen of Crime"

It would be a crime not to heed these insider tips<p>The winner of the Golden Laurel, Denmark’s most prestigious literary prize, Sara Blaedel writes …


Kitchen of the Week: A Japanese-Style Upgrade for Ikea Kitchens

Taking inspiration from traditional Japanese architecture as well as her own Nordic roots, 39-year-old Danish furniture maker Chris Liljenberg …


Locol is a righteous answer to the wrong question

<i>Editor's note: Among many other things, Tunde Wey is a cook and writer who hosts pop-ups across the country, a dinner series called Blackness in</i> …


Cheerful PANTONE Desk Accessories That Will Bright Up Your Work Day

Summer, with its warm days and blue skies, is finally here—if you ever find yourself stuck in the office on a particularly fine afternoon, feeling …


The 8 Best Cycling Innovations: From Dockless Bike Shares To Solid Tires

Smart traffic lights, bike paths in high-rises and paying people to cycle are among the trends that stood out at the recent Velo-City 2017 conference


World’s First Remotely-Controlled Commercial Vessel Put to the Test in Copenhagen

Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have demonstrated what is believed to be the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel, …


The cheapest place to fly for each month of the year


Danish modernism takes a playful turn in the design studio of Mads Sætter-Lassen and Emil Krøyer


Smoke in cabin forces SAS plane to make emergency landing in Poland

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Scandinavian Airlines Systems plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Gdansk, Poland, shortly after takeoff on Tuesday due to smoke in the cabin, the airline said.<p>Eighty eight passengers and five crew members were evacuated upon landing and were unharmed, SAS …


Migrant lifejackets turned into artwork in Copenhagen

In the sun-soaked setting of Copenhagen's Nyhavn harbour, there is a striking reminder of the ongoing migrant crisis taking place on Europe's …


Take A Peek Inside The Noma Pop-Up In Tulum, Mexico

<i>What happens when one of the most artful, acclaimed restaurants in the world plops their famed culinary experiences into the middle of a jungle?</i> …


Techplomat Or Not, Facebook And Oracle Are Just Not The Same Economic Size As Denmark, Nothing Like

Ouch, this is a bad economic comparison here, a very bad one. Denmark has done something interesting in appointing a diplomat to create relationships between that country and the Silicon Valley giants. That’s fine, a good idea even, for as he says those giants do have the sort of influence upon …


Scientology flies translators to Denmark for as Gaeilge project


Here’s Where You Can Get the New OnePlus 5

Hot on the heels of its exclusive 3T Midnight Black collaboration with esteemed Parisian retailer colette, OnePlus is gearing up for the release of …


Jutland: Victory (?) at Sea

The Battle of Jutland reverberates powerfully in the history of naval combat, and it does so with a resonance that equals or exceeds that of such …


Scandinavians' drink of choice mysteriously drying up in B.C.

A looming shortage of Aalborg Aquavit has local Scandinavians wondering how they will replenish supplies<p>Summer solstice is a special time for local …