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
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
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
If you’d ventured to ask me at 15 whether I’d like to go for a cycle, I’d have scoffed in your face and asked “Do I have toooo??” (as I usually did when my parents asked me to join them). But two years after moving to Denmark, and I am the first one behind the handlebars … More Behind the handlebars
Friday is typically a work day for me, which means I come to the office and sit down at a computer in a room full of student assistants and we all vigorously beat at the keyboard carrying out our various Student Assistant tasks. A lot of my tasks have to do with writing emails, which … More Denmark is ruining my writing skills!
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!)
So there’s a little video floating around about the Danish flag being “found” in the Coke logo. And we know how much Danes love their flag so you can imagine how big this is becoming. Here it is making an appearance on the hey you, AU blog as well… Actually to be honest, I’ve always found … More Coke loves Denmark…and vice versa?