Denmark: A Place of Happiness

Teams

18/01/2022

  • Denmark has consistently been one of the happiest countries worldwide. People have always been intrigued about their lifestyle and why it brings so much joy and satisfaction to them. So why not go to Denmark see first-hand their habits and do how the Danes do it.

    Cycling

    Danes get to exercise which probably reduces their stress a lot. In fact, Copenhagen has more bikes than cars. The city is also specially made for the convenience of cyclists. Paths, bridges, and bike roads are accessible ensuring everyone’s safety.

    Danish Delicacy

    Good food makes everyone happy. And here, they have a variety of traditional pork dishes that are quite divine. You can try Karbonader (pork patty), Flæskesteg (pork roast), Frikadeller (pork meatballs) and their national dish Stegt flæsk (crispy pork belly). This comes to no surprise for the number of pigs in Denmark outnumber people. Making pig farming one of the nation’s thriving industries.

    Janteloven

    Bliss can be felt everywhere for people strongly believe in the 10 laws of Jante or Janteloven.

    1. You're not to think you are anything special.
    2. You're not to think you are as good as we are.
    3. You're not to think you are smarter than we are.
    4. You're not to imagine yourself better than we are.
    5. You're not to think you know more than we do.
    6. You're not to think you are more important than we are.
    7. You're not to think you are good at anything.
    8. You're not to laugh at us.
    9. You're not to think anyone cares about you.
    10. You're not to think you can teach us anything.

    This dictates their lives inviting good camaraderie between everyone.

    Vitamin Sea

    Denmark are mostly islands surrounded by the sea. Nowhere in the country is more than 52 kilometers away from the waters. Every direction you go will end up to a wonderful trip down the shore where you’ll have undeniable fun.

    Lego and Amusement Parks

    The popular building blocks originated in Billund. LEGO comes from the Danish word “leg godt” which means “play well.” The oldest and the second oldest amusement parks are also found in Denmark, the oldest, Bakken in Klampenborg and the second, Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen. We can really say that Danish people know how to have fun.