As Europe’s oldest kingdom and the home of Hans Christian Andersen, Denmark is often marketed as a “fairytale country”. The term is so ingrained, that it is still used in international news reports. Though not immediately obvious on a map, Denmark includes more than 400 islands, of which 72 are populated.
Copenhagen (København) – Denmark’s capital and is a huge city. Entrance to many museums is free once a week, mainly on Wednesdays. Aarhus – second largest city and the best places in Denmark to eat. The brilliant Old Town open air museum with reconstructed old historic timber-framed buildings.