beach, Skagen, Denmark

beach, Skagen, Denmark

Denmark is the country of the moment. Recently named the happiest nation in the world.But how much do we really know about the Danes themselves? Part reportage, part travelogue, How to be Danish is an introduction to contemporary Danish culture that spans television, food, design, architecture, politics, and race. From the set of The Killing to the chefs of Noma, via the woman who knitted *that* jumper, Patrick Kingsley takes us on a journey to the mysterious heart of Denmark.

Denmark is the country of the moment. Recently named the happiest nation in the world.But how much do we really know about the Danes themselves? Part reportage, part travelogue, How to be Danish is an introduction to contemporary Danish culture that spans television, food, design, architecture, politics, and race. From the set of The Killing to the chefs of Noma, via the woman who knitted *that* jumper, Patrick Kingsley takes us on a journey to the mysterious heart of Denmark.

Peder Severin Kroyer  Summer Evening at Skagen, 1892, oil on canvas.

Peder Severin Kroyer Summer Evening at Skagen, 1892, oil on canvas.

Skagen, Denmark

Skagen, Denmark

Skagen, the area is picturesque, and distinguished by its low, yellow houses with red tile roofs nestled into the beach areas. The impressive and wild landscape was largely formed by a severe process of desertification that hit the area in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Skagen, the area is picturesque, and distinguished by its low, yellow houses with red tile roofs nestled into the beach areas. The impressive and wild landscape was largely formed by a severe process of desertification that hit the area in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Skagen, Denmark.

Skagen, Denmark.

Drachmans Hus i Skagen

Drachmans Hus i Skagen

Jutland Denmark -Look at that beautiful beach!

Jutland Denmark -Look at that beautiful beach!

Michael og Anna Anchers House in Skagen.

Michael og Anna Anchers House in Skagen.

Den Tilsandede Kirke, Skagen

Den Tilsandede Kirke, Skagen

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