The Danish holiday of Fastelavn is this Sunday, but rather than wait until it’s over, I thought it would be best to write something about it beforehand. That way, my fellow international students have a chance to get in on the fun. I’m not going to bother with an exhaustive description of Fastelavn since plenty have … More How to Celebrate Fastelavn
Hellohellohello! I am pleased to report that I survived my first round of Danish exams and can now get back to the important work of telling The Internet what my life is like here in Aarhus. First, I have a confession: when I originally got admitted to AU, I wasn’t sure if I really wanted … More Why Aarhus?
Ho ho ho it’s Phoebe the Grinch here to talk about EXAMS — everyone’s favorite subject! I know there are a dozen posts about exams on this blog already, but there’s not much else to talk about this time of year except how to afford Christmas presents on a student budget, and on that topic I’ve … More Giving Danish Exams a Go
Hi it’s Phoebe again 😀 A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a presentation by Dennis Nørmark, an anthropologist and author who’s spent many years studying his own Danish “tribe.” Dennis confirmed a lot of what I had already observed, but my biggest takeaway was this: how you perceive life in Denmark has … More A Guide for Americans in Denmark
Hi Everyone!!! Denmark has many positive aspects we could look at. But this time I think it’s great to focus our attention on how concerned they are about organic products. In this infographic, I show you a few interesting facts about it. -Maribel
Hi y’all, it’s Phoebe the American again. Today we’re going to talk about libraries! Libraries have always had a special place in my heart. When I was a kid, I could earn free baseball tickets from the librarian if I read enough books over the summer. When I worked as a tutor, the library was … More Library Love
Hi everyone! I’m Phoebe from California and after enjoying other international students’ perspectives on this blog, I’m excited to be able to contribute to it. I’m in my first semester of the MA program in Linguistics here at AU, but this isn’t my first time in Denmark. We’ll talk more about that later; this post … More Enjoying the Cultivated Wilderness