Hygge and Scandinavian-style ways to get cozy this fall
Snuggle up and embrace the onset of shorter days and colder weather
As fall sets in, thoughts turn to snuggling up and keeping warm indoors while nights get colder and darker outside. And while there's no all-encompassing word for this in English, the Danish have the coziness concept all wrapped up in the term hygge.
The warmth of a roaring fire on cold night: that's hygge. Snuggling up with a book and a cup of coffee as rain beats down outside: pure hygge. The flicker of candlelight as you enjoy a home-cooked meal with the people you love most: about as hygge as it gets! The Danes, together with other Scandinavian nations, have enthusiastically embraced the concept for centuries, and as they're consistently ranked among the happiest populations on the planet, it sounds like something we should get on board with.
Click through the following gallery to find out how you can wrap yourself up in hygge coziness this fall.
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