Everything you wished to know about Hjørring

Being one of the oldest market towns of Denmark, Hjørring just celebrated its 750th birthday not long ago, and continues to attract people with its rich culture and entertainment life. Besides having a modern and large, always growing hospital called the Vensyssel hospital, the city engulfs its residents with museums, theatres, different types of festivals…

Working hours in Denmark

When it comes to Denmark, usually there are two main characteristics you can hear about: happiness and work-life balance. These aspects are somehow of course go hand- in- hand with each other, but have you ever wondered how people in Denmark can manage so well to bring this balance to their life? One of the…

The hottest experience in Bornholm!

Have you ever wondered what would you do, if you would have to work only 37 hours a week? Sounds strange as a doctor? But this is the common practice in Denmark! Don’t worry, if you decide to move to Denmark we will help you. We are not only support you during the recruitment process…

The dark side of the summer holiday period for doctors

Do you suffer from sleep-deprivation? Are you a doctor? In other words, the dark side of summer holidays Unfortunately it is common practice that doctors have to work way more, than what would be healthy. Probably during the summertime this general truth is even more closer to specialist doctors’ heart, since someone must take over…

Bornholm: explore Denmark’s Baltic gem

The sunniest part of Denmark lies way out in the Baltic Sea. Bornholm used to be a place where almost everyone in Denmark decamped to in the summer. The island is called solskinsøen, which means The Sunshine Island because of its weather, and klippeøen, meaning The Rock Island because of its geology, which consists granite, except…

Do you know what is the Moneyer chart or who is Ferdinand Monoyer?

To a day 181 years ago, in 1836 was born Ferdinand Moneyer, French ophthalmologist who introduced the dioptre. He invented the Monoyer chart that serves as the standardized determination of visual focus since the 1870s. Did you know that reading upwards on both ends (ignoring the last line), the name “Ferdinand Monoyer” can be seen?…

Wonderful Viborg!

Did you know that Viborg is one of the oldest towns in Denmark? Today you will find everything you can wish for in terms of history, shopping, sport and culture. The Viborg-area offers a lot of exciting nature areas. Here you can experience huge moor areas, and dramatic hills, a fantastic wild reserve, and an…

Heartwarming Danish video on diversity

 “Maybe there’s more that brings us together than we think.” A Danish advertisement has become a viral sensation for celebrating diversity and encouraging unity and acceptance. The video has clearly striked a nerve, getting millions of views and media attention. One version of the video has gained almost 20 million views – the original Danish…

The Danish way of Parenting – Teaching empathy and happiness

We are all wired for empathy, we just have to learn how to connect the wires to make it work.” Empathy is the ability to recognize, comprehend and appreciate the feelings of others. This is the skill that nowadays unfortunately is more like a treasure than a common thing to have. However, there is no…

Det kolde bord

In Denmark it is a tradition to invite family and friends over to “det kolde bord”. But what is this? Directly translated into English it means “the cold table”. If you are invited over to “det kolde bord”, you are going to be introduced to a traditional Danish dinner. “Det kolde bord” really means a…

Denmark, the least corrupt country – for the 5th time in a row!

Transparency International’s annual report on global corruption rate was released this week. Denmark shares the 1st place with New Zealand which are the least corrupt countries of the world. Based on the report this year’s results highlight the connection between corruption and inequality. Bright yellow indicates the very clean status of corruption, while deep red marks…

Dental Health Care for All

In Denmark dental care is free for children up to the age of 18 years and you will find school dental care systems in all Danish municipalities. These systems ensure that all children are called in for dental-checks twice a year, and secures that treatment (if necessary) can be carried out in time. These dental…