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'Hygge': 9 Ways To Be More Danish

​From warming bowls of porridge to candlelit dinners, we explore how to achieve the Danes' coveted 'hygge'

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18 Brilliant Nordic Words We Desperately Need In English

Arbejdsglæde is a Danish word meaning literally “work gladness/joy.” There are apparently similar words in the other Scandinavian languages, and also in Dutch (arbeidsvreugde) and German (Arbeitszufriedenheit).

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Portrait of the sexy Stuarts: Thought the Tudors were racy? A new exhibition reveals the court of Charles II made them look like amateurs

'Pretty, witty Nell': This painting by Sir Peter Lely is said to depict King Charles II's favourite mistress Nell Gwyn. The King kept her portrait concealed behind a landscape.

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All presidents bar one are directly descended from a medieval English king

Common grandfather: The 12-year-old traced the lineages of nearly all of the U.S. presidents to King John, the signer of the Magna Carta

MAKI MINIMAG A NEW PLAYFUL MAGAZINE FOR KIDS

MAKI MINIMAG Is a new magazine for kids about art and design, written in Dutch and German, including English text translations.

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