Tag: A Foreigner’s Perspective

Learning Danish: Practical tips, tricks & resources

Learning Danish: Practical tips, tricks & resources

Many foreigners living in Denmark have a love-hate relationship with the Danish language. I’ve written about my experiences before (post here) – luckily, they are mostly positive, but I also know of many that are struggling and have gotten less-than-positive feedback, e.g. for not learning […]

A foreigner’s perspective: Dual citizenship in Denmark

A foreigner’s perspective: Dual citizenship in Denmark

In June of this year, a majority of parties in the Danish parliament (Folketinget) entered in an agreement that will allow dual citizenship in Denmark. The agreement is being turned into a law proposal this fall, and the law will come into effect in the summer of […]

A foreigner’s perspective: Learning Danish

A foreigner’s perspective: Learning Danish

I’ve recently read quite a few articles and blog posts about experiences with learning Danish, and then speaking it in the presence of Danes. It seems that most foreigners actually don’t have very positive experiences in how their attempts to speak Danish are received by […]

A foreigner’s perspective: Venstre’s immigration reform proposal

Now, this is a slightly unusual post, as I normally don’t comment on political discussion on the blog. But this topic is close to my heart, and as a foreigner in Denmark, I am personally affected, so I’m making an exception. If you’re interested, keep […]

What we can learn about the Danes from TV commercials

(Warning: Not to be taken entirely seriously!) As mentioned before, I’ve been off from work for one and a half weeks now for medical reasons, and for the same reasons, I need to spend most of my days lying on the couch. I try to […]

The crazy Danes and their flags

I always find it funny to observe the country I’m living in from an expat perspective. My experience with living in 4 different countries in the last 6 years or so is that not only do you learn a lot about the country and culture […]


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