Ever heard of hygge? See what this special Danish word means!


Hygge is a special Danish word that is hard to explain and even harder to pronounce, the Danish word ‘hygge’ (pronounced ‘hooga’) translates roughly to ‘cosiness’.

It may be hard to say, but that hasn’t stopped people finding out that hygge might be a recipe for a happier life.

Oxford Dictionaries even shortlisted hygge as one of their Words of the Year 2016!

But what is hygge really? Are candles hygge? Woolly socks?

As our guide Anna discovers, there’s much more to the unique Danish concept of hygge…