Monday is the day I use to ease into the week. I hit the ground running on Tuesday. It is not like my Shabbat (sabbath) practice that starts on Friday evening at sunset until Saturday evening at sunset. I like to bring my body and mind fully to a week and let my thoughts and […]
Danish Culture & History and Personalized Service Would you like to visit Copenhagen and the rest of Denmark and experience it like the locals do? Do you want something better than a hop-on/hop-off bus tour?
Today is The Fourth of July or Independence Day in the United States of America and also the opening day of the Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2014. The United States of America and Denmark have a shared history that stretches back over 100 years. 1933 – Louis Armstrong Comes to Copenhagen
Following the publication of a week-long series on the tourist experience in Denmark. I was asked by an organization called the Fucking Fink Movement (FFM) to participate in and speak at a dinner. The point o departure of my talk was to be about what I and my cousin had experienced and my reflections on […]
In the previous four installments in this series, I have written of the good, the bad and the ugly of hospitality in Denmark and the way foreigners experience Denmark, specifically as tourists (but it rings true for expatriates who live in Denmark). My visiting cousin Julie and I had some rough experiences and witnessed behavior […]
The good, the bad and the ugly about the tourist and customer service experience with Danes and in Denmark is quite clear, as I recounted in the first three installments of this five-part series. While I saw my visiting relative experience it first-hand, I also saw that Julie’s experience is not so uncommon. In fact, […]