The Kingdom of Denmark in northern Europe is the southernmost Scandinavian country. Well-known for progressiveness, green energy, general happiness and great work-life balance, Denmark has over 400 islands.

Copenhagen (1985 and 2014)

Denmark’s capital is home to royal palaces like Rosenborg Castle, colorful Nyhavn harbor, the Tivoli Gardens amusement park and the small but iconic Little Mermaid statue. 


An autonomous territory of Denmark, Greenland is the largest island in the world, about the size of western Europe, but with only 60,000 people. 80% of Greenlanders are Inuit.

Nanortalik (September 2023)

We paid a visit to Nanortalik, located at the southern tip of Greenland. Established in 1797 as a trading post, the primary commercial activity today is fishing.

Did you know… that you already know three Greenlandic words?

• Qajaq = kayak
• Idglo = igloo
• Annoraaq = anorak

Other interesting facts: 80% of Greenland is covered in ice. No towns in Greenland are connected by road, so locals must travel by boat, air or sled dog. All but one Greenland town are located on the coast. High temperatures in the summer can get into the 60s, and the lows in winter are as low as -60 F.

Qaqortoq (September 2023)

Qaqortoq is the largest town in South Greenland. A colorful and walkable village of only 3,000, it is a scenic boatride away from the 12th century Hvalsey Church Ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The Faroe Islands (June 2014)

Located in the North Atlantic, the Faroe Islands are made up of 18 small islands, characterized by steep cliffs, tall mountains, narrow fjords, verdant grass, and a population of 50,000 people. We visited the capital, Tórshavn, in 2014.

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