My name is Elsebet, and I live in the town of Rungsted, on the coast about 25 km north of Copenhagen, in an beautiful villa from 1913. I have a lovely garden that I enjoy, as well as the ocean, which is only 100 meters away.
I am retired but I was a social worker for many years, working with young people who had problems with substance abuse.
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Help with Computers / internet
Rungsted is located on the coast between Copenhagen and Helsingør (Elsinore), where (fictional) Hamlet's (very real) castle is located. There is plenty of history and architecture to explore on and around the beautiful coast, and the train to Copenhagen from Rungsted station takes about 25 minutes.
I enjoy getting to know new people, and learn about new cultures.
I broke my arm earlier this month and I am in the process of training and rehabilitation, so I am looking for someone who would be able to help me with jobs around the house and garden. E.g. cleaning, helping with cooking and shopping, driving me, gardening (although the garden will hibernate from October/November onward).
If you have computer (Apple/Mac) skills, that would also be very helpful, but not mandatory.
I have been running a B&B since the late 1980's, so you will be staying in one of the B&B rooms on the second floor of the house.
You will be staying in your own room on the second floor of the house. There are two rooms on the second floor, and the other room will occasionally be rented out on a B&B basis. There is a bathroom on the second floor that the two rooms share.
We will prepare meals together, as well as clean up after meals. Breakfast and lunch are usually more "on-the-go" types of meals but dinner is usually a sit-down meal. But every day is different, so we will just see what the day brings :-).
I typically eat traditional northern European fare (I am not vegetarian or vegan) but I am open to all types of cuisine. I do not enjoy spicy foods, though.
It is easy to get around Denmark with public transportation but it would also be beneficial if you have a driver's license to go shopping etc.
The marina in Rungsted offers both nightlife and an array of restaurants.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week