Pebersvend, Danish for “Bachelors get publicly humiliated”

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”

Favorite Hang outs

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

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

Coming soon: Danish language making you feel like a tongue-tied fool? Us too, us too…

    The next exciting post in this wonderful full degree saga will be crafted by the loving hands of Marcia. Stop by in a couple days (or maybe longer, because let’s face it, we all have a lot of reading and/or assignments) for an awe-inspiring and painfully witty post on the Danish language. Just … More Coming soon: Danish language making you feel like a tongue-tied fool? Us too, us too…