Tag Archives: Copenhagen

Copenhagen on CNN

CNN recently produced a number of programs highlighting Copenhagen. Check them out: Hedonistic sustainability in Copenhagen Renovating a palace in Copenhagen A carbon neutral Copenhagen by 2025 ‘Copenhagenization’ in the Danish Capital

Copenhagen Ranked Fifth Most Expensive City

Investment firm UBS recently published an update to the 2009 “Prices and Earnings” study evaluating the global purchasing power of 73 cities around the world and ranked Copenhagen as the fifth most expensive city in the world next to Oslo, Zurich, Geneva and Tokyo followed by New York.  The year prior Copenhagen ranked third next to Oslo and Zurich. The study […]

Some Shocking Danish Ads

Media is one way that defines a culture. And here in Denmark sometimes the advertisements really illustrate some clear differences between the U.S. and DK. It’s no secret that Europe in general is more liberal and that Denmark is one of the most liberal with an open attitude towards sex, beer and nudity, and just being more natural (i.e., grown […]

Participants Needed for Amercian Expat Survey

If you are an American Expat here in Denmark on a work assignment or are the spouse of an Expat on assignment, check out this survey.  It’s from a researcher at North Carolina State University. The deadline is Dec. 15 and by participating you could win a gift certificate or opportunity to donate your prize […]

Connie Nielsen Makes “Guide to Copenhagen” on CNN

Danish actress Connie Nielsen has created her own personal guide to Copenhagen for a series on CNN called, “My City, My Life.” The videos are highlighted in an article about the program on Wonderful Copenhagen’s web site  and the videos can be viewed here: MyCity_MyLife: Connie Nielsen Part 1  (5:10) MyCity_MyLife: Connie Nielsen Part 2 […]

Time Magazine: How Denmark Sees the World in 2012

Time magazine’s recent article about Denmark hosting the UN climate summit in 2009 in Copenhagen entited, “How Denmark Sees the World in 2012,” outlines the importance of this summit due to the negotiations necessary to put a plan in place by the time the Kyoto Protocol expires in 2012. Time reports: …we need to have a plan in […]

Copenhagen 7th Most Expensive City (also best to live in, best for quality of life and best design city)

The annual Mercer Worldwide Cost of Living survey was recently published for 2008 in late July. Not surprisingly, Copenhagen ranked 7th, down from 6th in 2007, and Moscow ranks number one as the most expensive city in the world. Click on the link above to see the entire list. Mercer also ranked Copenhagen as the 11th […]

What’s New in Denmark?

Well, for one thing, the birds are starting to chirp 24/7. We slept with the window open last night and I woke up several times due to this constant chirping. My first thought however was how nice it will be when sun starts to rise around 3:00 am. The sun set tonight just after 8:00 pm due […]

60 Minutes Features Denmark: “The Happiest Place on Earth”

CBS‘ renowned program (and my father’s favorite) “60 Minutes,” did a segment about Denmark. The program, entitled, “The Pursuit of Happiness,” highlights the fact that Denmark has won the top ranking again in the scientific survey on happiness published by Leicester University in England. The episode was based on the results from the 2006 survey […]