10# (solo EN) HYGGE Explained
My Danish Experience (by Danish Matters)
by Tina Bacher
1y ago
Dear listeners!  This time of year it's definitely hygge-time don't you think?  Lots have been written about hygge but in this episode, I take you a little back in history so that maybe you'll learn more about more about hygge. If you've listened to My Danish Experience podcast before, you'll know that I also do conversations with Bonus Danes (my word for foreigners). They can be in English or in Danish. If you would like to participate in My Danish Experience Podcast, please write to tina@danishmatters.dk - this is also the email that you can use if you’re interested in a Danish cou ..read more
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9# (solo - EN) The Awful Danish Language
My Danish Experience (by Danish Matters)
by Tina Bacher
1y ago
Dear listeners! Do you find that the Danish language is hard to learn? Is it awful?  In this episode, I'm going to talk about the Danish language - and you might be surprised ;) If you've listened to My Danish Experience podcast before, you'll know that I also do conversations with Bonus Danes (my word for foreigners). They can be in English or in Danish. If you would like to participate in My Danish Experience Podcast, please write to tina@danishmatters.dk - this is also the email that you can use if you’re interested in a Danish course with me/Danish Matters. Your story doesn't hav ..read more
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8# (Solo - EN) Working in Denmark
My Danish Experience (by Danish Matters)
by Tina Bacher
1y ago
Dear listeners! Are you working here in Denmark? Do you find it a bit difficult to dechifer the work culture? In this episode, I'll be taking you through the work culture in Denmark so that when you're done listening, you'll know about what's important to employers when you apply for a job, what Danes value at a work place (such as humor), what kind of relationship we have with and how we view our boss, how we work etc.  If you've listened to My Danish Experience podcast before, you'll know that I also do conversations with Bonus Danes (my word for foreigners). They can be in English or i ..read more
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6# (solo - EN) Parenting in Denmark - Teenagers
My Danish Experience (by Danish Matters)
by Tina Bacher
1y ago
Dear listeners! Welcome to (solo) episode 6 of My Danish Experience Podcast. This one is about parenting teenagers but if you'd like to know about how we parent children in Denmark, go to episode 4. The next solo episode will be about school and sparetime in Denmark (for adults, too). How do Danes parent their teenagers? Listen and find out how we deal with things like alcohol and sex (yes, because whether we like it or not, our children also become older and will have sex).  This episode is very short but I hope it'll still be useful to you. Solo episodes will normally be in English ..read more
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5# (DK) Getting a job in Denmark - Being a Man in the Workplace - Can We Define Being Danish?
My Danish Experience (by Danish Matters)
by Tina Bacher
1y ago
Dear listeners! Welcome to the Danish Matters Podcast 'My Danish Experience - for, with, and about Bonus Danes in Denmark' and to 5# Getting a Job in Denmark - Being a Man in the Workplace - Can We Define Being Danish? Jesse from the Netherlands is my guest and we talk about a lot of different things.  Jesse has learned Danish but not in a conventional way. One thing he did was learn from a stay at a folk high school. There are many of those in Denmark, one is Toftelund for music and theatre in the southern part of Jutland (Sønderjylland): https://musikogteater.dk/?gclid=Cj0KCQjw5JSLBhCxA ..read more
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4# (solo - En) Parenting in Denmark - Children
My Danish Experience (by Danish Matters)
by Tina Bacher
1y ago
Dear listeners! Welcome to (solo) episode 4 of My Danish Experience Podcast - episode 4 about parenting children. The next solo episode will be about parenting teen-agers. How do Danes parent their children? Is it that different from any other nationalities? Is it different from how it's done in other European countries? What do Danish parents do when their children don't behave? This and more you'll get to know more about in this first solo episode. Solo episodes will normally be in English which this one is, too. If you've listened to My Danish Experience podcast before, you'll know tha ..read more
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3# (DK) Be patient – Starting life in DK - Life as a Woman in DK
My Danish Experience (by Danish Matters)
by Tina Bacher
1y ago
Dear listeners! Welcome to 3# Be patient – Starting life in DK - Life as a Woman in DK. My guest, calling herself Joe and originally from India, and I talk about many different topics from how to start a life in Denmark, life as a woman in Denmark, the weather to how you get a network in Denmark; how to deal with the fact that Denmark is an expensive country; that there are other nice cities in Denmark than Copenhagen; the difficulties with the written Danish language, and what made her realize that she needed to learn Danish. This and much more you can hear about in this episode of My Danish ..read more
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2# (DK) Let Go of Your Frustrations - Get Involved
My Danish Experience (by Danish Matters)
by Tina Bacher
1y ago
My guest who was born and raised in Finland touches upon many different topics in this episode of My Danish Experience podcast. What can you learn from Danish movies? What do Danish parties look like from the outside? The inevitable question: how do you get Danish friends while keeping an international core within yourself? This, and that it’s okay to be different and that you can be Danish your own way is also put into perspective. My guest is also talking about another language that helped her learn Danish as well as giving her views on Danish culture, including ..read more
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1# (DK) Drillenisser - Cph joys - taxes and rules
My Danish Experience (by Danish Matters)
by Tina Bacher
1y ago
The Danish Matters Podcast: My Danish Experience - for with and about bonus Danes in Denmark In this first episode, I talk to my former Spanish student who has lived in Denmark for several years. It’s a conversation about various topics from the joy of living in Copenhagen to taxes and that the Danish society has rules and systems; the odd custom to have flags on busses; how it is to get Danish friends and that it might actually be easier to speak Danish at lunch at your workplace than you might think. Also, what do you do when your child is asked what ‘drillenissen’ did today? My guest mentio ..read more
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My Danish Experience - Intro (by Danish Matters)
My Danish Experience (by Danish Matters)
by Tina Bacher
1y ago
Dear listeners! This is the intro to the Danish Matters Podcast titled My Danish Experience - for with and about bonus Danes in Denmark. This podcast is for all of you who are foreigners (bonus Danes) in Denmark or who might be moving here. I'd like to give you a voice and the listeners a feeling of being supported, guided and inspired in your life here in Denmark as well as a sense of connectedness with all the other Bonus Danes. If you're interested in being my guest, don't hesitate to write to: tina@danishmatters.dk Warmly, Tina Bacher - from Danish Matters <a href="https://www.pond5.com ..read more
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