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I don't know my nationality. How can I visit Denmark?

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 ...
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Tipping in Denmark

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 ...
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I don't know my nationality. How can I visit Denmark?

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 ...
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Travelling in the EU with a national identity card - no longer possible?

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 ...
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What is the meaning of the swastikas at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek museum in Copenhagen, Denmark?

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 ...
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What is the meaning of the swastikas at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek museum in Copenhagen, Denmark?

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 ...
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Tipping in Denmark

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 ...
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Are credit cards prevalent in Denmark?

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 ...
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Is it legal to bring and carry a baton (weapon, bludgeon) into Denmark?

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 ...
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Can I drive from the Netherlands to Copenhagen without taking a ferry?

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 ...
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Unusual routes from UK to Denmark

Bicycle along the Eurovelo 12 route. This long distance cycle route is called the North Sea route. It starts in Scotland, goes down the East cost of the UK, then along the French, Belgian, Dutch, ...
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Are credit cards prevalent in Denmark?

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 ...
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Acceptance of large bills in Denmark

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 ...
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I don't know my nationality. How can I visit Denmark?

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 ...
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Can you buy train tickets online for the Copenhagen to Malmö route?

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-...
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Does the Flixbus N770 from Antwerp to Copenhagen go by ferry to Denmark

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 ...
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Flying over country from which you are deported

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 ...
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Are credit cards prevalent in Denmark?

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 ...
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Can I drive from Belgium to Sweden without a valid Schengen visa?

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 ...
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Does intra-Schengen removal count as deportation or removal from any country?

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. ...
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How do I spend money in Sweden and Denmark?

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 ...
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Unusual routes from UK to Denmark

This would be different: train from Birmingham (or wherever) > Newcastle DFDS Ferry from Newcastle > Amsterdam train from Amsterdam > Copenhagen This will require bus or taxi at each end of ...
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Is it possible to get from France to England and from Denmark to Sweden human powered?

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 ...
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How to find an authentic curry in Aarhus Denmark

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 ...
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Flying to Wien, Austria from Denmark, legal with only temporary passport?

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 ...
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Can I drive from Belgium to Sweden without a valid Schengen visa?

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 ...
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Train trip from Stockholm to Hamburg via Copenhagen next week (amid closures due to migrants/refugees)

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 ...
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Can I fly to Stockholm from Copenhagen if I'm from the UK?

You've got it right. Everyone can travel to Sweden from an EEA country or Switzerland, but from outside the Nordics you need the EU Covid certificate (or other approved certificates). The ban for ...
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Can I have cash back in a store or supermarket in Denmark as it's done in the States?

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 '...
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travelling to Denmark during covid

Can we travel to Denmark as a tourist ? Unknown. This would be a difficult trip to do and will require a few hours of research just to find out the details for your specific situation. Here are a few ...
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