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

Welcome new students…now go home foreigners: figuring out the rare Dane species

It’s time for another pre-semester entry. In anticipation of all the new international students who will be arriving in Denmark over the coming weeks, I thought I’d share an interesting map I came across the other day (and also received by other former international students who had studied in Denmark and have now gone on … More Welcome new students…now go home foreigners: figuring out the rare Dane species

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

Cycling in Denmark – Yeah, it’s real

This article on the Time’s Ecocentric blog¬†recently popped up on my Facebook newsfeed and caught my attention. I mean, it’s not everyday that Denmark makes it into the news without it being some average piece on politics or business. This time, it seems like Denmark’s penchant for cycling has yet again made world news! The … More Cycling in Denmark – Yeah, it’s real