Denmark was once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, it now has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. Although it opted to keep its currency – the Danish Krone. Denmark is also the birthplace of one of the world's most popular toys, Lego. There is no other better place in the world where one can buy Lego bricks than at the Legoland theme park in Billund.
Today Denmark is a society that is often seen as a benchmark of civilization that has firmly secured its position at or near the top of global quality-of-life surveys. In no small part due to it having progressive social policies, a commitment to free speech, a liberal social welfare system and according to The Economist, one the most commercially competitive economies. Top it off with a rich, well-preserved cultural heritage, and the Danes legendary sense of design and architecture, and you have one intriguing holiday destination - Wikitravel.
The capital of Denmark and home to over one million Danes, Copenhagen is beautiful and friendly city which is big enough to offer any of the advantages of a world capital such as high end shopping... Read more >>