Tag Archives: Copenhagen

It’s Raining Kindness in Denmark

On average, it rains or snows 16 days each November in Copenhagen (Rainy 1). To deal with the nearly constant stormy skies, Danes have some seriously cool rain gear. Not only do they have raincoats but they also have rain … Continue reading

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Twas the night before…California?

My semester abroad technically ended last Friday. The last week was filled with exams, papers (believe it or not, finals week does happen abroad), packing (and repacking because you realized all of your luggages are overweight), last-minute bucket list items, … Continue reading

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Walk the walk and talk the talk, the Danish way

Everyone told me that this semester would pass quickly; but in the midst of finals week, I cannot grapple with where the time has gone. I knew that study abroad would be a good experience for me. I knew that … Continue reading

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The Problem with Comfortable

Hej fra København! It’s hard to believe that I am already in the latter half of my study abroad experience. Classes have long ago started; countless papers have been submitted; Danish pronunciations have improved (kinda?); suitcases have been unpacked, repacked, … Continue reading

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Countdown to Copenhagen: Bidding Farewell to To-Do Lists and Saying Yes to Life

On Friday, I will trade in my Northern California suburb for Copenhagen, Denmark. All that stands in my way are a couple of unpacked suitcases, un-exchanged currency, unchecked to-do list items, a 12-hour flight, and 5,646 miles. Child’s play right? … Continue reading

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A closer look at Russia

When you travel, you’re supposed to learn.  Taking photos and following tour guides can be so shallow.  Sometimes you’ve got to take a step back and study the country. If you really get to know the place, meet the locals, learn … Continue reading

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Food, family, and football: Doing it Copenhagen style

Sitting on the bus during one of my daily commutes to-and-from school (takes about 20 minutes), I figured there’s a better way to spend my time than staring outside the window or at the TV screen that lists the stops … Continue reading

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It’s all about the people

It’s all about the people.  If there’s one thing I’ve learned so far in my very short 20 years of life, this is it.  No matter where you go to school, what cities you visit, or how many drinks you … Continue reading

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Pre-departure thoughts: coursework, expectations, hopes and fears

Only a few days left until my departure for Copenhagen!  I can’t believe how fast this last week has come up.  I began the whole application process over a year ago, fumbling through my options and creating quite a headache … Continue reading

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The ‘After-Experience’ of Study Abroad

It’s hard to believe that less than two weeks ago I was in, much less living, in another country. Even though it’s easy to generalize the abroad experience as one that is ‘amazing’ or ‘life-changing,’ I think that there are … Continue reading

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