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14 Reasons Everyone Needs To Move To Denmark Immediately

They may have the world's highest taxes, but it's totally worth it.

1. Many of your favorite pastries come from Denmark. Hello, delicious danish!


3. They have one of the oldest and most well-liked monarchies in all of Europe.

4. They have incredible architecture. Both modern...

...and classical.

5. They are known for their functional design sensibilities.

6. Co-housing was invented in Denmark, and many Danes still live in co-housing situations.

7. Their universities are 100% FREE to attend and are absolutely beautiful.

Tietgen's outdoor courtyard.

Fully furnished dorms.

Natural-light study space.

8. In Copenhagen, commuters have a biking super highway.

9. The Danes are ranked No. 1 in the world in terms of life experience.

10. And Danes have consistently been ranked some of the world's happiest people. Their secret? Realistic expectations.

11. They also have the happiest employees in the world.

12. Which is probably because they have INSANE benefits. The average maternity leave is 52 weeks and is 100% PAID FOR.

13. If you lose your job, the government will continue to pay 90% of your salary for up to TWO YEARS!

I know, it's truly MIND-BLOWING!

14. Finally, VIKINGS are originally from Denmark*. And you can't get much cooler than Vikings.