Closet space has been one of my biggest homemaking challenges in Denmark since day one. I actually blogged about this exactly 26 days after picking up the keys to my first Danish apartment. Many Aarhus city centre apartments come with storage space under the roof, but my current building traded its space a few years ago to finance a new roof and… Continue Reading
Before & After: Hallway to Small Space Living Dining Room
If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably already seen this vintage 1960s ceiling lamp. I found it in a dusty corner of a junk shop, and it inspired the design of my small space living dining room. A Reclaimed 1960s Ceiling Lamp It was filthy, cracked, and in need of a new cord, but I… Continue Reading
Hunting My Real Estate Dream: A Big Aarhus City Apartment
A big Aarhus city apartment only comes on the market once in a blue moon. A typical Aarhus city apartment has one to three rooms. You can find some four and five room apartments, but six or seven rooms is practically unheard of. So, imagine my glee when this seven room apartment came on the market in the… Continue Reading
Mid-Century Danish Design: Hunting for Houses in Aarhus Denmark
I’ve slowly developed a preference for a house over an apartment, and my hunt for houses in Aarhus Denmark is in full swing! When I first moved to Denmark in 2010, I bought the apartment that was my muse for nearly four years. Then I moved to a smaller place in Aarhus where the lack of storage,… Continue Reading
I’m house hunting!
Houses in Denmark have to be better than apartments in Denmark—so, I’m thinking about buying a house! I’m beyond tired of listening to other people’s televisions and kids. I’m over having to sign up a few days in advance for a laundry time. I’m sick of having to schedule appointments and errands around the probability of finding a parking… Continue Reading
Easter in Denmark
Easter in Denmark… nothing makes an expat miss home like the holidays. Easter isn’t a big deal for me, but my birthday always falls on or around Easter, and Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs, and York Peppermint Patties in pastel wrappers have a special place in my heart. When I was a little girl, my great-grandmother always… Continue Reading
Danish Prices: How much do liquor, dining out & recreation cost in Denmark?
Denmark Prices Compared to US So far I’ve shown you Denmark prices compared to US Dollars on groceries, and cosmetics, toiletries & spa treatments. In my last post of this series, I’ll show you the prices of liquor, dining out, and recreational activities in Denmark. The prices given in USD are based on the average exchange rate from when I arrived… Continue Reading
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