Maybe you do not hear talk about Denmark that often, but for sure it was part of childhood and maybe it still is! It was in 1932 that a familiar business called LEGO Group started operating and today it is a multinational enterprise, and its products are present in more than 140 countries! Who did not spent hours building houses, castles, anything, with those colorful plastic bricks? Feeling nostalgic? Go to Denmark and visit Legoland, the theme park fully dedicated to Lego! You will find it in another destinations, but the original one is always a must-do!
“Once upon a time…”, the beginning for so many beautiful fairy tales! If you ever red “The little mermaid” or “The princess and the pea” before going to bed then you will recognized the name behind it – Hans Christian Andersen. The responsible for 156 bedtime stories that helped children around the world to dream awake before going to sleep. This danish writer had his stories being translated into more than 125 languages!
Along with Norway and Sweden, Denmark is known for the Vikings. These explorers were both admired and feared by the rest of Europe. From the 8th to 11th centuries they raided, pirated and traded throughout Europe. Being the main crib for the Vikings, Denmark is covered with Viking monuments and museums.