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Visit the Modern Fairytale Land, Copenhagen

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In recent years, Copenhagen’s popularity has been rising through the roof, with the unseasonably warm weather during the earlier half of the year and Copenhagen hosting the Ice Hockey World Cup in May. But the weather and the hockey is not the only thing people go for when in Denmark.

With streets lined with sophisticated architecture, sustainable living and diversity, the city of Copenhagen is deemed as a ‘modern fairy tale’. Of course it’s not just because of the bronze Little Mermaid sculpture displayed at the Langelinie promenade. The city is surrounded by centuries old landmarks that is almost depicted in every fairytale.

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If you crave for some royal history, you can visit the Amalienborg Palace to experience the countries royal history and have a sense of the presence of one of the world’s oldest monarchs. In the topic of royalty, drop by the Rosenborg castle to see Denmark’s crown jewels historical portraits such as the Caroline Mathilde and Struensee.

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No trip is complete without having a taste of the Denmark’s local cuisine. Copenhagen has been climbing up the list of culinary destinations, with the successful revival of Nordic cuisine, numerous food tours has been hustling around the city. You do not have to go to a restaurant to enjoy some local dishes as there are several food trucks and carts scattered around the city serving these delicacies.

Though if you just want to sit back and relax, Denmark is also a must-visit destination for all things cozy. ‘Hygge’ is a Danish word for a cozy, charming or special moment, and the Danish art of coziness is exactly what the locals take pride in.

Denmark Wants Your Help to Eat Their Oysters


Recently, the Danish Embassy in China attracted a ton of attention on Weibo when it asked netizens for suggestions on how to solve their oyster overpopulation problem. One answer seemed to be popular: send tourists to Denmark to eat them.

The Danish government wasn’t kidding about an overpopulation problem: the invasive Pacific oysters are killing off native European oysters at an alarming rate. While getting tourists to gorge on oysters may not be a permanent solution, at least you now know what to do when you’re in Denmark.

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