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
So I thought I would give in to some of the WordPress analytics here and cater to the masses of people that seem to flock to this blog for various search results. Though I would love to write more about the “Aarhus naked race” (aka the Kapsejlads) or things like redtube hacks at the Aarhus … More Another take on Danish with Lærdansk on Campus
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
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!
One morning not too long ago, I woke up, made my way out the door, and thought, “Huh, it’s actually kinda nice weather today.” This was the moment I realized that I had been in Denmark wayyyy too long. What made this particular day a “nice day” was that it wasn’t completely pissing rain and it … More Autumn is here and it blows
Attenzione, a chi parla italiano!! If you’re Italian and you want to learn some Danish OR if you are a Dane and you want to learn some Italian, then get yourself over to the Italian Department at AU for their tandemøde! What the heck is tandemøde, you ask? Well, it’s a group of people who … More Parla italiano, taler dansk!