Hi! I’m Maria from the UK. I recently packed my bags (and 10 boxes of miscellaneous stuff) and moved from London to Aarhus to take a Master’s in International Studies. Before March of this year I had never even heard of Aarhus. I applied on a whim a week before the deadline but I am … More A Londoner’s thoughts on life in Aarhus
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?
Well. Today is THE day. The day we’ve all been waiting for. Kapsejladsen 2013 is upon us at Aarhus University! No matter what you call it: the naked run, the boat race, kapsejlads (or some various form in a foreign accent), today will be one of the highlights of spring at Aarhus University. Though the … More The day of days: Kapsejlads 2013
It’s happening. Christmas cheer is knocking on my doorstep. There’s cookies, æbleskiver, gløgg, and other tooth-melting treats everywhere and I never say no to sugar. Like, seriously, never! But that’s alright, because big, thick sweaters don’t just keep you warm in the winter, they also hide that extra inch of belly, so The International Extraordinaire … More Top five ways to survive Danish Julehygge
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”
Hello and welcome to all the new full degree students trickling into this city from all parts of the world! In honor of your arrival, the International Extraordinaire thought we’d give you a handy little list that you won’t find in any arrival guide. When the International Extraordinaire isn’t sitting at a hand-carved oak desk, … More Favorite Hang outs
So this spring, I ended up going to Fyn to attend my first ever Danish Confirmation. Ya know, that’s when everyone decides that you are now a grown up in the eyes of God, but it’s more like you get to collect loads of expensive gifts and cash (oh, baby, the cash!) from your relatives … More Spring fever (I cling to it still)