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1. Let’s talk about Denmark, shall we?

Let's talk about Denmark, shall we?

Frederiksborg Castle

2. It may be a small European country, but it’s also seriously amazing.

It may be a small European country, but it's also seriously amazing.

Copenhagen

3. From the villages of Jutland…

From the villages of Jutland...

Lønstrup

4. To the canals of Copenhagen.

5. Denmark is just gorgeous.

Denmark is just gorgeous.

Odense

6. And often surreally beautiful.

And often surreally beautiful.

The Øresund Bridge, between Copenhagen in Denmark and Malmö in Sweden

7. It is breathtaking in the winter…

It is breathtaking in the winter...

8. (Even in a middle of a snowstorm.)

(Even in a middle of a snowstorm.)

Copenhagen

9. In the summer…

In the summer...

Bornholm

10. And any other season.

And any other season.

Kongens Have, Copenhagen

11. The country has great castles.

The country has great castles.

Frederiksborg Castle

12. MANY great castles.

MANY great castles.

Egeskov Castle

13. Including Kronborg, of Hamlet fame.

Including Kronborg, of Hamlet fame.

It is known as Elsinore in the play.

14. But Denmark doesn’t live in the past.

But Denmark doesn't live in the past.

The Black Diamond, the modern extension to the Royal Danish Library, in Copenhagen

15. It embraces and fosters contemporary art and architecture. Like in the ARoS museum in Århus.

It embraces and fosters contemporary art and architecture. Like in the ARoS museum in Århus.

16. Or buildings like the Gemini Residence in Copenhagen.

Or buildings like the Gemini Residence in Copenhagen.

17. Denmark has beautiful wild beaches…

Denmark has beautiful wild beaches...

Near Skagen, Jutland

18. And quaint cottages.

And quaint cottages.

Hellebæk

19. It also has amazing fauna.

It also has amazing fauna.

Dyrehaven

20. No wonder then that the Danes are super eco-friendly!

21. They basically live on their bikes.

They basically live on their bikes.

Copenhagen

22. No matter how many people they have to carry.

No matter how many people they have to carry.

Copenhagen

23. Or how bad the weather is.

Or how bad the weather is.

Copenhagen

24. Denmark is also the birthplace of Lego AND the home to LEGOLAND!

In other words: If you don’t like Denmark, you don’t like fun.

25. Danes know how to have fun, and Denmark is home to the two oldest operating amusement parks in the world. This is Dyrehavsbakken, the oldest one, in a picture from 1901.

Danes know how to have fun, and Denmark is home to the two oldest operating amusement parks in the world. This is Dyrehavsbakken, the oldest one, in a picture from 1901.

26. And this is Tivoli, which has been the most delightful place on Earth since it opened in 1843.

And this is Tivoli, which has been the most delightful place on Earth since it opened in 1843.

It is also located right in the heart of Copenhagen.

27. The food is also delicious. Whether it’s high-end meals, like at Noma…

The food is also delicious. Whether it's high-end meals, like at Noma...

AKA the best restaurant in the world.

28. …or the always satisfying Smørrebrød.

29. But most importantly, Denmark is the birthplace of Carlsberg, probably the best beer in the world.

30. Can we take a few seconds to talk about how awesome Copenhagen is?

Can we take a few seconds to talk about how awesome Copenhagen is?

Nyhavn

31. It is beautiful.

It is beautiful.

Christiansborg Palace

32. Full of history.

Full of history.

Nyboder

33. And it strikes the perfect balance between traditional and contemporary, which is a rare and remarkable thing in Europe.

And it strikes the perfect balance between traditional and contemporary, which is a rare and remarkable thing in Europe.

34. The city is also home to Christiania, an amazing autonomous neighborhood that has welcomed alternative cultures since 1971.

35. So yeah, Denmark is pretty amazing.

So yeah, Denmark is pretty amazing.

Amagertorv Square, Copenhagen

36. And you can be sure of one thing…

And you can be sure of one thing...

Lolland

37. If you spend some time there, it will ruin you for any other place.

If you spend some time there, it will ruin you for any other place.

Rubjerg Knude lighthouse.

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