Esther is originally from The Netherlands, and moved to Denmark in 2019.
This is the first of a new type of episode on What The Denmark where we speak with people are learning about Danish culture after moving to Denmark.
These interviews, we feel, are a great way to learn practical advice from others adapting to Denmark, but also to get fresh perspectives on things that seem peculiar to outsiders.
Esther and Sam talk about a variety of different topics, including:
- Similarities between The Netherlands and Denmark (size; old monarchy)
- Differences (approach to biking; the fact there is LESS rain in Denmark)
- Advice for people new to Denmark
as well as a chat about liquorice.
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What The Denmark | Danish Culture for Expats, Internationals and Danes
Danish culture can be pretty confusing, especially if you are not from Denmark.
This podcast is on a mission to resolve cultural confusion in the country.
Co-hosts Sam Floy (British podcaster, "The Outsider") and Josefine Volqvartz (Danish TV journalist, "The Insider") speak to experts and members of the public to understand and explain why something so normal in Danish culture is confusing to outsiders.
Rather than simply point fun, or say something like "Danes have an ironic sense of humour" we go deep, by speaking to experts to explain why.
Importantly, this show is as much for Danes as it is non-Danes.
What The Denmark is an educational, entertaining and inclusive show where we take a curious look at things that seem normal in Denmark, and get to the bottom of why.
If you've ever felt that you want to understand more about Denmark and Danish culture, then this is the podcast for you!
Learn more at https://www.whatthedenmark.com/