Pros and Cons of Living in Copenhagen
By Joshua Wood, LPC
Last updated on Feb 11, 2022
Pros and Cons of Living in Copenhagen, Denmark. Expats, Retirees and Digital Nomads talk about the pros and cons of living in Copenhagen
What are the pros and cons of living in Copenhagen?
Expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Copenhagen responded:
"Denmark is the kingdom of fairy tales, cradle to grave welfare.The local people are very happy, they don't need to struggle for money, they make money for fun.The scenery is amazing, the life is convenient and the cost is not high.It's a great place to visit, but also a great place to live,"
added another expat in Copenhagen.
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