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!)

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┬árecently 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