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The Final Trip!

For my last week abroad, I decided to cram in as much travel as I could, as I know that I’ll return to Copenhagen one day. I made a trip to three different countries in six days and enjoyed every second of it! Friday, December 6th Around noon, my flight to Brussels took off and …

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A Weekend in Munich

A weekend trip was much needed in my life because of all of the final papers and projects that the end of November held for me, so I went to Munich with my friends, Jill and Maddie! Friday, November 29th After a day full of classes, we all headed to the airport to catch our …

Five Days in Iceland

Wow. What a trip! My first time in Iceland was also my first solo trip ever. I’ll walk you through the week! Wednesday, November 20th After an AMAZING Lizzo concert the night before (!!!), I headed out for the airport around 6am, excited for the days ahead of me. After the metro and the train, …

A Week in November

This last week has been full of adventure around Denmark! A lot of my posts have focused on my travel outside of the country, so I thought it’d be fun to walk you through a week in my life here! Saturday, November 9th On this day, Elinor and I went over to our Farmor’s house …

A Week in Greece

What to do with a week off of class? Immediately head somewhere more southern so you can remember what the sun is. My sister (Elinor or El) and I decided to travel to Greece together, just the two of us, which is a first for both of us! I’ll walk you through day by day: …

A Top-Secret Conference

“The next class will simulate a top-level, BUT STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL AND UNOFFICIAL conference between key-parties in the Northern Ireland Conflict. The object of the conference, is to secure an agreement (but what agreement is for YOU to decide), that will end the recent armed violence in Northern Ireland. Due to the political delicacy, the conference …

An Afternoon at Designmuseum Danmark

In my New Nordic Design Class, we have an assignment called the Nordic Paper that involves us doing research at the Designmuseum Danmark. This museum currently has an exhibition called Danish Design Now that showcases some of the most classic and iconic pieces that are core to Danish design. One afternoon, I decided to go …

Seattle vs. Copenhagen

Are they so different? Yes. Yes they are. Having lived in Seattle and currently living in Copenhagen, it has been fun to compare the two cities. Besides the obvious difference in language and surface-level similarity in weather, there are so many elements of both that make them such unique places. Buildings: Throughout Europe, we see …

A Glimpse at September

As the temperature starts to drop and the classwork starts to ramp up here in Denmark, my schedule has been crazier than ever. As everyone is now adjusted to DIS and to life in Copenhagen, my calendar only has a few open days for relaxation or exploration. Here are some of the highlights from this …

The Environment and Copenhagen

How does Denmark deal with the climate crisis? That is not a simple question and does not have a simple answer. Across the world, we see many different approaches to environmental policy. In the States, in the current administration, we are reversing many environmentally-conscious policies, only contributing to the devastating effects of climate change. Whereas …