Now that things have calmed a little, I will give a little introduction to myself, as the hey you, AU blog is going through a little change. Now that Jessica has gone off to join the adults in that thing called “real life”, I’m left as the last student assistant standing to take over as … More Bob Dylan once wrote “The times, they are a-changin.”
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
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”
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