After a long, exhausting, but amazing week in Rotterdam and Amsterdam with my European Sustainable Development class, and a weekend in Brussels with friends, I am so glad to be back and hyggeligt in Copenhagen.  Here are some memorable moments from the past week!  (p.s. My iphone was unfortunately stolen in Brussels and most of […]

I leave tomorrow with my core course on a 15 hour night train headed for Rotterdam/Amsterdam. We will spend a week in the Amsterdam area learning about sustainable development from various businesses, NGOs, and municipalities.  I’m going to Brussels from Amsterdam with a few of my classmates.  I plan on eating only waffles for the […]

Leave Copenhagen, that is. On that note, I will spare you more punny Eagles quotes and instead show you pictures of my weekend in Prague. Goulash, dumplings, and beer. Standard Czech cuisine.   Powder Gate-the entrance to Old Town Old Town Square in the snow Ryan and I in Old Town Square Prague Castle at […]

Yesterday, I was sitting on the S tog en route to my visiting family’s house for lunch when an announcement was made over the speakers.  I didn’t think much of it, partly because the announcement was in Danish, and partly because I was absorbed in Mercy, the novel I’m currently reading for Scandinavian Crime Fiction. […]

“In the summertime…” “When it warms up…” Any spring student studying in Copenhagen can verify that Danish people LOVE to start sentences with some variation of the above quotes.  My visiting family mother has said it when talking about a cute village she wanted to show me.  Tour guides always say it when pointing out […]

If you are a prospective or future DIS student wondering whether or not it is worth taking the “Danish Language and Culture” course that DIS offers, watch this video. My favorite part of the course is the Danish music videos that my professor shows us to start each class.  This was today’s video.  If this […]

In a word, my short study tour was cheesy.  Literally.  We visited both an organic dairy and a cave where cheese is stored and had numerous samples at both locations. Thursday morning at 6:20am, my core class, European Sustainable Development, left Copenhagen on a bus headed to Western Denmark.  The overall experience was amazing and […]