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
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!)
Today is a lot of great things in Denmark. Not only is the sun shining, not only is it International Workers’ Day, but this May 1st also happens to be siren day! At 12:00 noon today, Denmark will test the sirens all around the country. Now, don’t be alarmed (no pun intended). This happens every … More Ring the alarm, I been through this too long!
Kapsejlads has come and gone. The idea for a live twitter and instagram feed backfired as there was NO reception by the lakes. So here is a little summary of events… Waking up on the day of Kapsejlads: The day after: Hope everyone had a great Kapsejlads! PS – AU offers a nice set of … More A summary of Kapsejlads events
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
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)
Trust AU to come up with a sporting event that lasts all day and revolves heavily around drinking, athleticism and occasional nudity! Today is Kapsejlads 2012 and if you are in Aarhus on this fine sunny day* you must make sure to check it out! Around 12,000 people have descended upon the University park to watch a … More Kapsejlads 2012!