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About Canadianindenmark

A Canadian expat working in the biotechnology industry in Copenhagen, Denmark

A Norwegian Adventure: Aurlandsfjord

Aurlandsfjord is a 29km long branch off of Sognefjord, the longest of the Norwegian fjords at 205km. In contrast to Nærøyfjord, Aurlandsfjord is broader and much more exposed to prevailing winds. Shortly after exiting Nærøyfjord on the Gudvangen-Flåm ferry, you come to … Continue reading

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What makes a restaurant great? Is it the food, inventiveness or quality of ingredients? Or is it the ambience, décor and quality of service? And what makes a restaurant “best” in the world, if such an accolade can even be … Continue reading

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A Norwegian Adventure: Kayaking Nærøyfjord

With our plans altered because of the closure of Gudvangatunnelen, we decided to make the most of our opportunity. Gudvangen is a hamlet situated at the head of the famous Nærøyfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and listed as the number one … Continue reading

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A Norwegian Adventure: Fjord Norway

Someone once said that Norway is like Canada without the prairies in the middle. While they don’t have the majestic Rockies, they make up for it with spectacular fjords. The west coast of the country is littered with thousands of … Continue reading

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A Norwegian Adventure: Nordmarka, Oslo

The hiking trip began as a casual invitation to a friend if he would be interested in a long weekend backpacking in Norway. As a Canadian, Denmark just doesn’t cut it when it comes to wilderness and nature so it’s … Continue reading

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A Norwegian Adventure: Oslo Fjord

I thought I would start a series of posts on my recent adventures in Norway. Despite living in Denmark for almost three years, this was the first summer I’ve had without family and friends visiting, providing me with the opportunity to explore Scandinavia … Continue reading

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DHL Stafetten

Danes run. A lot. A highlight of the running calendar is the DHL Stafetten held throughout the country the last week of August. For 5 days, teams from virtually all companies, organizations and institutions compete in a 5 x 5km relay. … Continue reading

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