This browser doesn't support Spotify Web Player. Switch browsers or download Spotify for your desktop.

How To Live In Denmark

By Kay Xander Mellish

Living in Denmark as a foreigner can be tough! In this long-running podcast, American Kay Xander Mellish takes on Danish daily life, Danish workplace culture, and dating in Denmark in a fun and entertaining way.

  1. 1.
    Denmark and the Coronavirus Summer07/13/2020
    5:50
  2. 2.
    Animals and Denmark: Swans, pigs, and horses05/08/2020
    7:11
  3. 3.
    The Danish Alcohol Culture03/17/2020
    8:03
  4. 4.
    Debt in Denmark01/22/2020
    6:35
  5. 5.
    Making Danish friends: A few tips based on experience12/01/2019
    7:23
  6. 6.
    Nudity in Denmark: The naked truth11/02/2019
    5:28
  7. 7.
    Politeness in Denmark: Some thoughts on Danish etiquette10/12/2019
    5:30
  8. 8.
    What I say when I'm welcoming newcomers to Denmark09/01/2019
    7:57
  1. 9.
    Summer Vacation in Denmark: The Agony and the Ecstasy07/02/2019
    4:38
  2. 10.
    April Fool's in Denmark, and the rough game of Danish humor03/31/2019
    7:07
  3. 11.
    Motivating Danish employees: Tips for Foreign Managers03/03/2019
    6:26
  4. 12.
    The sound of Denmark? Quiet. Very quiet02/07/2019
    6:56
  5. 13.
    Tips for Living with a Danish Family01/09/2019
    7:55
  6. 14.
    Alone for the holidays: What to do for Christmas in Denmark when you're on your own12/15/2018
    7:07
  7. 15.
    Christmas gift giving in Denmark: Package games, Almond Gifts, and Why It's OK to Exchange Whatever You Get12/02/2018
    8:00
  8. 16.
    Autumn in Denmark: The slow fading of the light09/21/2018
    5:58
  9. 17.
    The story behind the How to Live in Denmark Podcast: Fifth anniversary episode08/31/2018
    7:24
  10. 18.
    Is learning to speak Danish worth it?05/07/2018
    6:32
  11. 19.
    What to wear to work in Denmark: Fashion in blue, black, grey, and for the adventurous - beige04/03/2018
    5:41
  12. 20.
    Your first day at work in Denmark: Flowers, handshakes, passwords, and several people named Mette03/07/2018
    7:36
  13. 21.
    Can I date my Danish colleague?02/07/2018
    6:15
  14. 22.
    Understanding your Danish boss: Less like a general, more like a sports coach10/29/2017
    8:01
  15. 23.
    The Danish Flag: 800 years old and going out fashion?09/03/2017
    5:31
  16. 24.
    Your free daily banana and five weeks off: Job benefits in Denmark08/27/2017
    8:36
  17. 25.
    Danish gangsters: Night-time helicopters and the risks of a knit hat08/20/2017
    5:09
  18. 26.
    The Trailing Spouse in Denmark08/13/2017
    8:42
  19. 27.
    Why job titles aren't important in Denmark03/05/2017
    7:41
  20. 28.
    Danish union vs A-kasse: What's the difference?01/25/2017
    10:43
  21. 29.
    Networking in Denmark: 5 useful tips for making Danish business contacts10/23/2016
    10:55
  22. 30.
    It's all about the cake: The secrets of socializing with your Danish colleagues09/04/2016
    7:34
  23. 31.
    The Danish art of taking time off08/15/2016
    6:51
  24. 32.
    The Danish job interview05/22/2016
    10:07
  25. 33.
    Finding a job in Denmark: Cover Letters, LinkedIn, plus two magic words04/21/2016
    7:47
  26. 34.
    Looking for a job in Denmark: Your Danish cv (And why you might want to consider a Danish nickname)03/18/2016
    8:38
  27. 35.
    Getting a job in Denmark: Fine-tuning your approach to the Danish job market02/22/2016
    6:41
  28. 36.
    How to date a Dane: The two-speed bicycle and the flexible word11/01/2015
    6:34
  29. 37.
    Danes and Beauty: Miss Denmark, the empty museum, and why you shouldn't expect compliments09/21/2015
    7:13
  30. 38.
    Arriving in Denmark: Some tips from my experience08/23/2015
    8:28
  31. 39.
    Danish babies: Rolling Royalty and Tribal Names07/14/2015
    6:01
  32. 40.
    Private-equity pastry and the decline of bodegas: How Denmark is changing05/31/2015
    7:18
  33. 41.
    Danes and Fear: What is there to be afraid of in Denmark?05/10/2015
    7:02
  34. 42.
    Spring in Denmark: Hot Wheat Buns and Highly-Educated Drunks04/19/2015
    6:52
  35. 43.
    Danish Birthday Traditions04/12/2015
    8:04
  36. 44.
    Danes and Singing03/08/2015
    5:59
  37. 45.
    Danes and Inequality: Private Schools and Migrants Who Sleep in Sandboxes01/25/2015
    9:06
  38. 46.
    Cat Bites and Dental Vacations: The ups and downs of the Danish health care system01/11/2015
    6:10
  39. 47.
    'Best of' Podcast: Christmas in Denmark Part 2: Get Yourself an Elf Hat12/05/2014
    5:03
  40. 48.
    Don't mention the flag: What I learned when I studied for the Danish citizenship exam11/29/2014
    6:00
  41. 49.
    Donald Duck, Anti-Depressants, and the Myth of Danish Happiness11/16/2014
    6:30
  42. 50.
    Danes and Environmentalism: Why a country that loves green tech is the world's fourth-biggest polluter11/02/2014
    7:42
  43. 51.
    Are you a good foreigner, or a bad foreigner? How the Danes categorize newcomers to Denmark10/05/2014
    6:36
  44. 52.
    The 8:00 meeting is not an 8:05 meeting: Do's and Don'ts in Denmark09/21/2014
    4:30
  45. 53.
    The Little Match Girl and the Fur Industry: Danes and China09/14/2014
    6:56
  46. 54.
    How to make friends in Denmark; or 'Friendship in Denmark is a slow-growing plant.'08/31/2014
    5:41
  47. 55.
    Danes and English, or "Can I live in Denmark without speaking Danish?"08/24/2014
    5:42
  48. 56.
    Danes and Authority: The giant penis on the wall, or how to deal with Danish civil servants08/17/2014
    5:46
  49. 57.
    What I like about Denmark06/28/2014
    5:23
  50. 58.
    More thoughts on Danish summer: The downside of the 'light times'06/15/2014
    4:53
  51. 59.
    Danes and Swedes: The world's worst haircuts are Swedish06/08/2014
    6:04
  52. 60.
    Danes & IT: Anyone can guess your CPR number05/31/2014
    6:39
  53. 61.
    Danes and Norwegians: Bitter envy and brotherly love05/23/2014
    6:25
  54. 62.
    Summerhouse or dollhouse? What to expect if you're invited to a Danish summer home05/10/2014
    6:35
  55. 63.
    Stories of a Salty: Arriving back in Denmark after vacation05/04/2014
    5:33
  56. 64.
    The Little Mermaid is Highly Disappointing: Better ideas for visitors to Denmark04/06/2014
    6:52
  57. 65.
    Raising children in Denmark: If their social life's OK, academic success will follow03/30/2014
    6:42
  58. 66.
    The Things I Do Double: Thoughts on Denmark’s offer of Double Citizenship03/23/2014
    6:32
  59. 67.
    Salaam and Gooddag: Denmark for Muslims03/16/2014
    5:46
  60. 68.
    Danes and Stereotypes: The superficial American and the Copenhagen cheater03/09/2014
    6:39
  61. 69.
    Danish Names: Why Bent is not bent, and why It's bad to be Brian03/02/2014
    4:56
  62. 70.
    How to find a job in Denmark: Not easy, but it can be done02/23/2014
    7:11
  63. 71.
    Dating in Denmark, Part 2: Dating Danish men, a guide for the foreign woman02/16/2014
    5:38
  64. 72.
    Dating in Denmark, Part 1: Meeting Danish women, a guide for the foreign man02/09/2014
    7:09
  65. 73.
    More Snow Tomorrow: Surviving winter as a foreigner in Denmark02/02/2014
    5:38
  66. 74.
    Danes and Vikings, plus: Two words to use to get Danish people to do what you want01/26/2014
    6:20
  67. 75.
    Danes and Work: My vacation flight was cancelled, because the pilot was on vacation01/19/2014
    5:13
  68. 76.
    Gossip and Scandal in Denmark12/15/2013
    6:39
  69. 77.
    Sex and Denmark12/08/2013
    5:34
  70. 78.
    How to survive the dark times, plus: Should I move to Denmark?11/23/2013
    6:48
  71. 79.
    Christmas in Denmark Part 2: Get Yourself an Elf Hat11/16/2013
    5:02
  72. 80.
    Ørestad, Ørested and Øresund: Why I still get lost in Denmark11/09/2013
    4:26
  73. 81.
    Voting at McDonald’s: Danish politics, and the posters that will last until spring11/02/2013
    5:57
  74. 82.
    The Two Months of Christmas: Holiday drinking in Denmark begins now10/25/2013
    4:25
  75. 83.
    Just buy more insurance: Crime and Punishment in Denmark10/17/2013
    6:11
  76. 84.
    No planned hangovers: Ways I refuse to integrate in Denmark10/11/2013
    6:12
  77. 85.
    Danish Design: From spaceship toilets to thieves that steal chairs10/06/2013
    5:35
  78. 86.
    Here come the dark times: Winter in Denmark09/28/2013
    5:01
  79. 87.
    A thatched roof over your head: How to find a place to live in Denmark09/22/2013
    4:51
  80. 88.
    All the colors of the Danish landscape: The truth about Danish fashion09/12/2013
    5:29
  81. 89.
    Two-Wheeled Vikings and why I own three bikes: Danes and Cycling09/05/2013
    5:19
  82. 90.
    No food, only stuff to make food: My culture shock in Denmark08/31/2013
    5:04
  83. 91.
    Public nudity and the passion for privacy: Why I Google my Danish neighbors to find out who they are08/24/2013
    7:57
  84. 92.
    Danish, Dutch, Deutschland: Confusing Denmark with its neighbors08/15/2013
    7:51
  85. 93.
    Painful hugs and Poison Gifts: When the same words mean different things in Danish and English08/09/2013
    4:11
  86. 94.
    Danish sports: Big handballs and lonely ping-pong players.08/02/2013
    5:29
  87. 95.
    White Socks and the Danish Tax Burden07/25/2013
    4:27
  88. 96.
    The Deeper Meaning of Pigs07/18/2013
    4:02
  89. 97.
    Summer in Denmark06/26/2013
    4:51

Listen to How To Live In Denmark now.

Listen to How To Live In Denmark in full in the Spotify app