So there’s a little video floating around about the Danish flag being “found” in the Coke logo. And we know how much Danes love their flag so you can imagine how big this is becoming. Here it is making an appearance on the hey you, AU blog as well… Actually to be honest, I’ve always found … More Coke loves Denmark…and vice versa?
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
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!
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
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
So this spring, I ended up going to Fyn to attend my first ever Danish Confirmation. Ya know, that’s when everyone decides that you are now a grown up in the eyes of God, but it’s more like you get to collect loads of expensive gifts and cash (oh, baby, the cash!) from your relatives … More Spring fever (I cling to it still)