Weird Things About Denmark You Should Know Before Visiting

Denmark is a very interesting place to visit in Europe: it has a lively art scene, has a lot of cool cuisines and drink options, is a hub for trendsetting fashions, and it boasts a vibrant social setting.

Before making a trip there though, there are a few customs and norms you should be aware of.

They Share A Principle Called Janteloven

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Photo Credit: Christian Vierig / Getty Images
Photo Credit: Christian Vierig / Getty Images

Janteloven is a concept common across all of the Scandinavian countries. It discourages being too open or bragging about individual successes—if anything, they’ll attribute wins to the team. You’re better off staying modest when talking to locals.