Keep rubbing it in… Danish advertisement find of the week

Even though it’s December now (wait, what?!), you may notice that we’re still having some rainy (and sometimes bitterly cold) days. I found this at the bus stop on my way home and think the “Life is bitter” part sadly appropriate for this time of year in Denmark. At least I’m not alone in thinking … More Keep rubbing it in… Danish advertisement find of the week

A very European weekend (don’t tell the Europeans!)

Hello hey you, AU – Aarhus calling! This weekend is the finale of the Eurovision Song Contest! Woohoo! Hurrah! Huzzah hurray! Even for those like me who don’t have cable, I’m sure there is some sort of viewing party set up somewhere where tons of non-Danes will flock to watch on a big screen (or … More A very European weekend (don’t tell the Europeans!)

Pebersvend, Danish for “Bachelors get publicly humiliated”

Hello fellow international students! The International Extraordinaire swears a tumbleweed just rolled across the screen when we  looked at our poor, abandoned blog the other day. Thesis writing has become priority #1 and that is really our only excuse. Anyway, the International Extraordinaire thought since the chilly air and grey skies have surely confirmed summer … More Pebersvend, Danish for “Bachelors get publicly humiliated”

Facebook Find of the Week: ‘Unique’ names is being polite

The International Extraordinaire has been known to poke fun at the fact that every Dane we’ve ever met was called Jacob or Kristina in varying forms. It seems, however, that a new generation of Danes is being birthed and, indeed, a new hilarious era of confusion. The link below lists some of the most unique … More Facebook Find of the Week: ‘Unique’ names is being polite