Here are some blogs and websites that inspire me to a Danish life style outside of Denmark: is a invaluable source of all the Danish recipes you could ever wish for! Whatever I need a thorough recipe in U.S. measurements, she has it! Thank you:-) is a warm and passionate blog about bringing hygge to the UK and is also a great inspiration for me in America. The owner Jo Kneale even started a Facebook Group called The Hygge Nook which is a very hyggeligt place to be on the Internet. She has also published two ebooks on hygge that I cannot wait to read! is written by the two authors of the international bestseller The Danish Way of Parenting. I love the book and it helps me raise my children to become happy little Danes in America. The website is full of great articles on parenting and it even has a Hyggeoath which you can download to inspire more hygge in your family life. is the most exciting vegetarian food blog I have ever seen! The recipes look so colorful and appetizing and they are even easy to make – probably because it is written by a couple with 3 kids. And then it is Scandinavian. The wife is Danish and the husband Swedish!

The Little Book of Hygge is a must-read if you want to understand what hygge really is. It gets around the many forms of hygge and provides the reader with interesting insights in hygge and happiness research as it is authored by Meik Wiking, CEO of It has cute illustrations and is easy and hyggelig to read.

The Year of Living Danishly: Uncovering the Secrets of the World’s Happiest Country by Helen Russell is such a great book about her efforts to integrate in the Danish society and understand the culture. It reads like a novel and is full of laughs plus research facts. I was surprised how well Helen Russell uncovers the Danish national character! is my favorite Danish interior design magazine. It is in Danish but just browse the website to get inspiration from the colorful and hyggelige photos of Danish homes.