Hello Everyone! It’s been a long time since I last wrote a blog post, and my excuse is that I have to write for my job, I had to write for my internship, and now I’m writing my MA thesis – please forgive me for not wanting to write in my free time too! But … More Thesis Desk a.k.a. Specialeplads
It’s a rite of passage for Hey You AU contributors to disappear for a few months and then apologize for the lack of posts, and today it’s my turn. Where did March go? Where did April go? It’s been such a short period of time, but we have somehow experienced at least three of the … More Aarhus Culture Walk
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