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Christian Nielsen is a journalist and keen tourism industry watcher based in Brussels. He writes pretty much anything that takes his fancy, from  the woes of travelling with kids to the latest ‘impact investing’ developments in Europe. But most of his output these days is in EU affairs, sci-tech writing and marcoms.

2 August 2022

Skagen by name, Skagen by nature

What’s in a name? Philosophers and keen linguists would have a field day on the word ‘Skagen’. To Swedes, it triggers a Pavlovian response as the […]
11 April 2022

EU rules block Denmark’s nicotine ban

Denmark cannot implement its wish that no one born after 2010 should start smoking due to EU rules. The Nordic country has seen a rising number […]
10 March 2022

Copenhagen’s floating sauna is a big success

In November 2021, GoBoat opened the first Danish floating sauna in Copenhagen. This new concept combines the Scandinavian sauna tradition with the Danish tradition of winter […]
31 January 2022

Will other EU countries follow Denmark’s Covid-19 breaking free?

1. Breaking free As of 1 February, Denmark will no longer impose Covid-19 restrictions, despite having registered a record number of 53,655 cases on Friday. The […]
5 January 2022

Denmark wants all its domestic flights to be green by 2030

Denmark’s government has set itself the ambitious goal of making all domestic flights green by 2030, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on January 1st, 2022. Frederiksen […]
10 September 2021

Denmark becomes the first EU country to drop Covid-19 measures

Thanks to the success of the vaccination campaign, Denmark is the first EU country to lift all coronavirus restrictions and to completely go back to pre-pandemic […]
30 August 2021

World’s Northernmost Island discovered by accident

What a great moment for science and discovery! Just like Christopher Columbus thought he had discovered a new way to reach India, last July six scientists […]
24 August 2021

Wanna fly to the Faroe Islands? No thanks, I’ll take the Ferry

The Faroe Islands; a stunning and mysterious place to visit, with waterfalls, beautiful hills, rivers, and lakes, giving the place a stirring feeling. Once there it’s […]
8 June 2021

A giant artificial island will be built off Copenhagen

The Danish government has approved plans to build a giant artificial island off the country’s capital city of Copenhagen. The island, named Lynetteholm, will house 35,000 […]
27 May 2021

5 interesting facts about the Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands are an archipelago of eighteen rocky volcanic islands located between Iceland and Norway in the North Atlantic Ocean. Although they form part of […]
27 May 2021

Copenhagen has the world’s tallest climbing wall designed to feel like a real mountain

CopenHill, an adventure recreation site built on top of a clear power plant in the Danish capital, has opened the world’s tallest artificial climbing wall. The […]
25 March 2021

5 Restaurants in Copenhagen you should try

Copenhagen isn’t a huge city, but the restaurant scene is. One might think of Smørrebrød when thinking about Copenhagen, and that’s certainly something you should try, […]
17 February 2021

Denmark to launch its “Corona pass” for travel purposes

Denmark is working on a digital scheme that would let its holders enjoy a concert, a trip abroad or a dinner in a restaurant. According to […]
28 January 2021

This giant underwater jellyfish is the Faroe Islands’ newest tourist attraction

When thinking about the Faroe Islands, most of you will picture a landscape full of green prairies, giant rocks, wild ocean views and maybe some sheep. […]
20 January 2021

Samsø, the island where residents have a negative carbon footprint

Located off the coast of the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark, Samsø Island is a former Viking outpost, nowadays home to a traditional farming community. Mostly flat […]
30 November 2020

Klitmøller: the “Cold Hawaii” in Denmark

When you think about surfers, chances are you have a quite specific image in mind. Endless beaches, blue, steady waves and an always-present sun. Let’s add […]
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