Stupid fines to avoid in Denmark

In Denmark, there are a couple of freaking fines that people end up paying just for being less attentive to what they ought to have done. The authorities in Denmark are always on the lookout for people who are not living up to the well-established social order in the country. …

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Moving to another country from Denmark

Denmark is a pretty good country for immigrants to live in. But that be as it may, some immigrants only come to stay in Denmark for a short time before moving to other countries. The reasons for immigrant  moving from Denmark may vary from person to person but  often include …

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Facing and dealing with discrimination as an immigrant

Are you planning to travel and live abroad? Then thinking about the possibility of feeling and actually being discriminated against should be a top priority. The first experiences in the new country may vary from person to the other. It moving and arriving in the host country is always full …

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My passport is invalid; Visa has expired

For any traveller or expatriate, nothing sends chills down the spine more than the realisation that the very important travel documents are not valid anymore. You know, sometimes the stay in a foreign country can turn out to be full of fun and enjoyment that travel documents expire unnoticed. But …

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Raising a Global Child

Today as globalization and more international jobs accept people from different parts of the globe, children who relocate with parents during such deployments effectively become global children. These are children who have lived part of their lives in different socio-cultural settings. They do not have a pure upbringing and have …

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Adjusting Expectations as an immigrant

It goes without saying that every person planning to move abroad has a set of expectations. Nobody just takes the brave step of moving from where they have long considered home to a strange land with no expectation for the best. whether the expectations are overambitious or realistic, they are …

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Romance and Intimacy as a sojourner

I daresay that everybody harbours this great desire to travel and explore the world although with the naivety of its downsides. One common reality that people may want to ignore or put on the back banner is that a sojourner will never get enough time to establish a stable and …

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Esbjerg, Denmark

In Southern Denmark lies the city of Esbjerg which opens up to the North Sea. Something that makes Esbjerg stand out is its port and the many institutions of higher learning around which make it more or less a student city. Nothing can be said about Esbjerg without the mention …

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Best Ways to Experience New Travel Destinations

As humans traveling around is the best way to always challenge our imaginations, give meaning to long-borne perceptions and make sense of the world. People travel for various reasons including out of sheer leisure and enjoyment, the pursuit of greener pastures, education, and many more. Whichever the reasons that cause …

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All About The Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands is an autonomous territory under the Kingdom of Denmark, which makes it a part of Scandinavia. The North Atlantic archipelago is located in the North Atlantic having 18 small islands made up of tall mountains, narrow fjords, and cliffs. Positioned strategically between Europe and North America, the …

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Aalborg Epat Quick Guide

Aalborg is a city located in the northern part of the Jutland region of Denmark. Being among the oldest cities in Denmark, Aalborg is home to some of the treasures dating back to AD1000. The city has experienced a fair share of bad and good times. In the 1530s, Aalborg …

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5 Apps to Download Before Visiting Norway

Are you planning to visit Norway? What is your take on how best you want your life to be during your stay? Well, Norway is one country that is internet friendly with free WIFI available in most areas. Traveling apps do come in handy, more so if you are newly …

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All about Scandinavia for you

On the face of it, Scandinavia doesn’t match our typical ideas about a region worth migrating to. It doesn’t make it to global headlines all the time, it has a tiny population, and frankly, most of us really don’t really know much about the place. When we think of migration, most …

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Fun Facts About Scandinavia

Want to impress family and friends with fun facts about Scandinavia in your next quiz night? This article will teach you more about Northern Europe, so get comfy, maybe you’ll discover a thing or two you didn’t know before. Scandinavia facts Scandinavia is comprised of three countries. Scandinavia consists of …

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How to Understand Scandinavian Countries

Understanding Scandinavian countries depend on the context, and who is asked. The answer may be different when speaking in terms of geography, culture, or language. When the word “Nordic” is thrown into the mix, things becomes confusing and these two are often used interchangeably in context but they have their …

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Skiing in Scandinavia

Ski resorts in Scandinavia

If there is one thing people in all of Scandinavia loves, it is skiing. Because of this, we have a lot of ski resorts, ranging from very small to very large. Today, we will be talking about the best ones that you should try and visit this coming winter. We …

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Surviving the Scandinavian Winter

When you first start researching the Scandinavian countries in hope of becoming an expat, you might see the word winter mentioned a few times. The cold season when we never see the sun, when the sea freezes over and the snow lays deep in the streets. This is typically how …

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The best things about Iceland

When thinking about becoming an expat in Scandinavia, Iceland certainly comes up a lot. It really is a great country and that is what we are going to focus on in this article. Read on if you want to know everything great about Iceland! Nature – Number one Reason to …

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Speaking English in Scandinavia is not so difficult

The Language Barrier

When deciding to become an expat many fear the language barrier. Will you be able to communicate with the locals? Today we will be talking about the language barrier in Scandinavia and help you decide between our different nations. Hopefully you will have a much better understanding of our languages …

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Theme Parks in Scandinavia

Theme parks in Scandinavia

Everyone loves a visit to a nice theme park. There is no denying it, that is simply how it is. Luckily, if you decide to become an expat in Scandinavia, you will have a lot of theme parks to choose from. In this article we will be going over the …

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Travel to Scandinavia

We all know Scandinavia is great (duh) but to experience all of its greatness, you first have to come here. So, what is the best way of traveling to Scandinavia? Today we will be taking a look at your options and try to determine which one is the best. Ready? …

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Moving to and Staying in Denmark as a Foreign Student

This is a guest post from Fredrick Awino, an expat living in Denmark. We are proud to publish his experiences, views and advise for newcomers to Denmark and possibly also Scandinavia. Enjoy… Thinking about moving to Europe-Scandinavia Growing up in the Suburban village in Kenya, I always entertained this peculiar …

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