Danish

Can You Be Healthy And Hygge?

Kayleigh Tanner | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kayleigh Tanner

The Danish art of 'hygge' traditionally revolves around enjoying time at home with friends and family, lighting candles and eating indulgent comfort food. But following the Christmas binge you might be thinking that scoffing Danish pastries just isn't synonymous with trying to lose weight.

So Long Hygge, Hello Lagom!

Helen Redding | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Redding

Whether you go Swedish with lagom or Danish with hygge, you are without doubt destined for great happiness (although where was hygge when Hamlet needed it?). It seems that all our troubles can be solved with a dash of Scandi. Thankfully, lagom presents precisely the same opportunities to be smug as hygge did. You're just doing it in a less wintery way.

Why You Should Not Fret About 'Hygge'

Karima Mahdaoui | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Karima Mahdaoui

With that said, if a book on hygge can teach you to relax more and stress less, then by all means, look for inspiration in the Nordic concept. I love hygge and I even love the word, it is just so... hyggeligt! It is a simple idea that involves appreciating simple things and taking time to create feel-good moments in your daily life. Still, with some extra thought, you might see that you already have what they are trying to sell you.

The Uncomfortable Truth About Hygge

Maria Kivimaa | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Kivimaa

Unless you've been living under a rock or are categorically immune to lifestyle blogs and candle company advertorials, you've definitely heard of 'hygge' by now - the mysterious, magical, wonderful Danish concept, which allegedly doesn't translate into English but is Britain's newest national obsession.

Notes on Denmark: People and Practices

Harvey Wilks | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Harvey Wilks

Eight months after moving to Denmark, I'm now straddling that crepuscule between things being novel and others becoming the norm, so in this lucid moment I wanted to jot down a few observations, about my experience of Denmark and, more importantly, about the people who hail from it - an invitees examination, if you will.

How to Bring Danish Hygge Into Your Home This Winter

Melanie Haynes | Posted 22.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Melanie Haynes

A soon as you move to Denmark you become aware of a word that the Danes use all the time and say there is no translation for - hygge (pronounced hooga). They say the best translation is cosy but that is so inadequate for what hygge truly means. I fell for hygge straightaway and it seems that others outside Denmark are starting to try and understand this lovely concept.

Living in a Country That People Have Finally Heard of - How Denmark Stopped Being Holland

Melanie Haynes | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Melanie Haynes

Back in 2008 I moved to a country that seemingly no one had heard of. Conversations went a bit like this - Me: I am moving to Copenhagen in Denmark. Others: Wow Holland, it's a bit flat there isn't it? Me: No, Denmark. Others: Wow, I don't know anyone who has moved to Belgium before. Me: Argh!

How to Live in Denmark by Kay Xander Mellish, a Review

Matthew Hirtes | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Hirtes

Denmark and Gran Canaria are both pretty insular. On Gran Canaria, the gene pool's more of a dipping pond. Mellish refers to the blue-eyed boys and girls of monoculture Denmark where between 5 and 10 percent of the population aren't derived from Danish stock.

Antibiotics Could Relieve Back Pain Caused By Infection For 40% Of Sufferers

PA | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A simple course of antibiotics could relieve chronic back pain for up to 40% of sufferers, scientists claim. Researchers have demonstrated a link b...

Copenhagen Flexes its Mussels

David J Constable | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
David J Constable

Among the fisherman's nets with the cod and herring and jagged barnacles - and if BBC4 crime dramas are to be believed, then a severed head too - are ...

Danish Dining With I'm a Kombo (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Crane.tv

There are many reasons to fall in love with Copenhagen. Quality of life, understated style, great citizens and, with Noma acting as a catalyst, an exciting food culture ruled by a sense of adventure and an appreciation for sourcing quality ingredients.

Trillions

Tiernan Douieb | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Tiernan Douieb

As of today the UK is now over £1 trillion pounds in debt. Wahey right? Woo look at us finally hitting the big 18 zeros mark! Yeah take that America....