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

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!)

Top five ways to survive Danish Julehygge

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

Work it!

Uhh, ok. So it’s been a while since the last post and I can only apologize so many times before it starts to sound insincere. C’est la vie, alright? Even though I’m up to my eyeballs in thesis work, I’ve had to give a lot of serious thought as to what the hell I’m going … More Work it!