Hack Your City is off to Copenhagen, home of Hans Christian Andersen, the Tivoli Gardens, and Danish political drama Borgen. What pleasures are buried deep in the hygge heart of Denmark? We’d like your best advice for visiting and living in Copenhagen.
What’s underrated and unexpected? What are the best alternatives to overrated spots? What’s the weirdest, craziest, or nerdiest thing you like there? What do you do on the cheap, and what’s your biggest splurge? What should people do twice?
How should a visitor approach the city? What are the important local traditions, behaviors, and laws? How do you describe the vibe to an outsider? Which clichés are true or false?
What’s it like long-term? Residents, what do you love and hate about Copenhagen? How do you hack daily life there? What’s a good everyday spot to eat or drink? What local trick took you years to discover? Where do you go when you want to get out of town?
Leave your tips in the comments below, and we’ll highlight the best ones. (Read some other comments to make sure yours is unique.) Come back Thursday for a new post full of highlights and colorful row houses.
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Staff Writer, Lifehacker | Nick has written for Gawker, the Awl, the Toast, the Daily Dot, Urlesque, and the web series "Jaywalk Cop." He currently runs the horror-comedy podcast "Roommate From Hell."