Happy Spring, everyone! And no, I’m not early. In fact, I’m late because Denmark follows the meteorological calendar, meaning spring started on March 1. Of course, it doesn’t look a whole lot like spring outside… I’m loving the snow, but I am also looking forward to warmer weather. Spring means a better selection of fresh … More Ingerslev Boulevard
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