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From your description it appears that you are stateless -- that is, no country recognizes you as its citizen. That makes international travel difficult, but what's generally supposed to happen is that the country where you're legally resident (that is, the United States) can issue you a passport-like document which can serve as an identification document ...


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That's easy: Tipping simply doesn't happen in Denmark. All of the places you list have posted prices that include all applicable taxes and enough profit to pay the entire staff full wages. (One example: It is common for credit-card terminals in taxis to allow you to enter a tip amount before you key in your PIN. However 19 times out of 20 the driver will ...


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Henning Makholm's answer addresses the issue of your possible statelessness, and suggests a way of obtaining a travel document. The other alternative is to acquire a citizenship. Your case is complicated and I would recommend consulting an immigration lawyer. Below is some relevant information, mostly extracted from Wikipedia. Note that it is possible that ...


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Denmark has never issued ID cards of the kind that some other EU member states do. This is why a passport is the only option for Danes traveling within the EU. If Denmark chose to start issuing such ID cards, they would be valid for travel to other EU member states too. What is new(ish) is that citizens used to be able to travel between the Nordic ...


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Regarding the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: The collection is built around the personal collection of Carl Jacobsen (1842–1914), the son of the founder of the Carlsberg Breweries. According to the same source, parts of the museum were originally Carlsberg's private villa. The rest of what is now the museum then formed around the villa. The Carlsberg Group'...


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The Carlsberg brewery started using the swastika as their logo in 1881. After the nazis adopted the swastika as their most prominent symbol, Carlsberg stopped using it some time in the 1930ies, but it is still in place on some of their older buildings, e.g. at the Glypotek musuem. Here is an example of an old Carlsberg beer bottle label:


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To slightly disagree with Henning Markholms answer, being a fellow dane. Tips will not be frowned upon, but are definitely not expected and you would not incur any dirty looks for not tipping. The tipping line is rarely used when paying with credit cards, in some cases it is actually extra work for the server, as he or she will have to get a new receipt for ...


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I live in Denmark (Copenhagen), and I can go weeks without using cash these days. What I have is a 'Dankort' (national debit card system), so the experience doesn't necessarily transfer directly to foreign cards -- but the vast majority of places that accept it also take at least Visa and MasterCard. You'd need cash for bus tickets if you buy from the ...


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Possession of blunt weapons is illegal in Denmark without a specific permit from the police. Source: Statutory order concerning weapons and ammunition, etc (in Danish), §16 part 1 (9). General background (not aimed specifically at the OP who seems already to be willing to follow the rules): The weapons ban enjoys considerable support among the Danish ...


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Most people didn't think to click OPTIONS and select Avoid Ferries. The route you are asking about would appear instantly if you do this. Note that on this route there is a €34 one way toll for crossing the Storebælt bridge. (There are also return tolls for evenings, weekends and bank holidays.) This route is also about 140km longer than the route using the ...


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Credit and debit cards are extremely widely accepted in Sweden and Denmark. Almost every vendor of anything accepts them - from big stores and hotels to small restaurants to convenience stores. I once spent an entire week in Sweden and Denmark without once buying or spending any local currency. My last action was to buy a small bottle of water at Copenhagen ...


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I don't know my nationality. How can I visit Denmark? Simple! talk to USCIS (could be as simple as using Ask a Question link on their website) and ask them that. Since they issued you a green card they will know your exact status in their records. They can best tell if you are a citizen of any country according to their records or not Depending upon their ...


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In my experience, 200 kr bills are not at all unusual and shouldn't give you any issues (unless you're buying something very cheap, like less than 20 kr, from a very small store). The 500 kr bill is more unusual, but it should be fine in larger stores and restaurants. Some smaller stores and restaurants may refuse them.


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Train connections between Copenhagen and Malmö are quite convenient. Most departures on the route are served either by SJ (the Swedish national rail company) or Öresundståg, a Danish-operated short-haul service. If you travel with Öresundståg, you'd have to stop for 20-30 minutes at the Copenhagen Airport and possibly change to another train, while SJ ...


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If it helps, two couples I know, both in their early 30s went a couple of years ago (to the one in the UK). One especially is lego mad, and everyone loved it. Evidently the place is arranged at different levels. So while kids might just enjoy that it's Lego, adults can engage in the hunts, the themes and more. A review of some of the rides of the UK one ...


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He will be allowed to overfly the country. Overflying is not considering entering the country for immigration purposes, and such arrangements are governed by international treaties. In particular for Community Carriers operating within the EU it is governed by Regulation EC 1008/2008 Chapter III Article 15 Community air carriers shall be entitled to ...


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One very important thing to note about credit card use in Denmark is that it no longer is common to have your card's magnetic strip read and then sign a receipt. All (at least almost all) terminals in stores and hotels and hand held terminals in restaurants and even taxis expect that the card has a chip and that you know your pin code. As for public ...


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I know this isn't exactly what you're asking, but the optimal solution is to receive a temporary Schengen visa from the Belgian authorities that would allow her to travel within the Schengen area without worrying about spot checks. AFAIK all Schengen countries can issue one for the duration of the residency permit processing period, as they don't want people ...


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The FlixBuses to Denmark from Germany do indeed generally* take a ferry from Puttgarden to Rödby. The ferry departs every 30 minutes and there is a passport control so you have no option sleeping through. Once on the ferry you are required to leave the bus. You can sleep in various places on the boat but keep in mind that the driver will not wait for you - ...


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For the purposes of Swedish law you were 'avvisad', which is translated as 'refused entry' in the official English edition of the Aliens Act. This term covers all kind of rejections at the border. Someone who is already present in Sweden and for some reason found unworthy to stay, will be 'expelled'. Swedish law uses the term 'expulsion' for any act of '...


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Credit and debit cards are ubiquitous in Scandinavia. You should have no trouble using a Visa card. Before you travel, you could apply for a credit card that has zero foreign transactions fee. You can also take out money from an ATM, like almost anywhere else in the world. Some banks' ATM cards refund ATM fees. Purchases in a foreign currency are no ...


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The train station is located in terminal 3. From terminal 1 you can take a free shuttle bus to terminal 3. There is a direct train to Odense every hour. Otherwise you can take one of the frequent trains to Copenhagen central station and change there for a train bound to Odense. The journey lasts a bit less than two hours. Tickets can be bought at the ...


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It depends on what you consider 'special skills'. With some excercise, paddling should be feasible for most people. For the English Channel, you can easily find operators and boat charterers offering planning support or equipment rent: http://www.fullthrottleboatcharters.com/kayak-across-english-channel/ Crossing the Øresund may not be much more than 5km (...


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Asian Wok Restaurant advertise Tamil / South Indian dishes that are not especially known in the west, and they appear to have the seal of approval of Aarhus's Indian community. From the way they advertise it, it looks like they do authentic south Asian food as a special rather than routine. I'd suggest going there, not feeling too limited by the menu, and ...


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Denmark-Austria is effectively a domestic route; no border control is carried out, only an ID check by bag drop if you check in luggage, to confirm that you're the ticket holder. Furthermore, under the freedom of movement you have the right to be in Austria no matter what, and as the emergency passport proves nationality, you'll be fine in case police stops ...


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Sweden suspended Schengen automatic freedom of movement between Denmark and Sweden in January 2016, and then partially lifted that suspension in May 2017. However, they still require ID and proof of eligibility to enter Sweden, which is established on arrival at the Swedish side of the border (previous restrictions required checks before travellers left ...


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The "craziest" rides in Legoland Denmark are: Polar X-plorer. Top speed of 65 km/h, 16m drop; X-treme Racers. Top speed of 60km/h, also 16m drop; Ice Pilots School, quite unique experience of being on a shaker ;-) Rest of the rides are quite soft. I've enjoyed Legoland as relaxed family holiday. Indeed I feel that the park is best suited for families with ...


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The most current information is directly from DSB, Liste med trafikændringer, in particular the international page. Today, Friday 11 September 2015, you can cross the border. DSB notes in a confusing paragraph: International trains via Rødby F - Friday The EuroCity trains are only in service between Copenhagen Central Station and Rødby F. Between ...


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No, not with a credit card. Some stores do offer cash withdrawals if you pay for a purchase by card, but usually (or perhaps even without exception) only if you pay with the national debit card 'Dankort'.


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As of July 2014, bicycles were not allowed on the Øresund Bridge. Check back in 55 years: It's currently forbidden to cycle across the Öresund bridge, a part-bridge, part-tunnel connection between Malmö and Copenhagen, which was made famous by the hit television show The Bridge. But if new proposals by Sweden-based construction company Skanska and ...


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