Free food: Bin Diving!


When someone tells you they dig around in a bin for food, of course you might think that it’s dirty, unhygienic and unsafe for consumption. But, as I later discovered, these presumptions are entirely wrong. As the cost of living in Copenhagen began to hit us, Ellie and I decided to go on our own bin-diving expedition . . .

To Buy Or Not To Buy?


Having lived in Denmark for a little over half a year, one of the things I quickly have come to notice is the almost prohibitive cost of men’s clothing. The next time you consider buying that clothe item and you feel it’s too expensive to buy at a store in town, remember there are tons of cheaper deals that await you just a computer click away.

Unexpected Media Tax


The DR Media License is a tax that everyone in Denmark who has a TV, radio, computer, tablet or smartphone with Internet access must pay. International students are not excluded. It’s not only international students who are looking for a way out of paying the tax. A Danish Facebook page advocating for the tax to be abolished has over 22,000 likes…