DIScovering the life of the Danes

“I’m back with a vengeance.  This past week has been non-stop, with meeting people, traveling around the Copenhagen area, and battling the end of January weather and transportation system.” I began classes last Thursday and most of the “orientation” events are over, establishing some sense of normalcy and a schedule to being here.  My DIS …

Hello from Hvidovre

“Meet Hvidovre (pronounced kind of like vee-door), the small suburb of Copenhagen (København) where I’m doing my home-stay this spring semester.”  I arrived just a few days ago, exhausted, hungry, and slightly concerned.  My flight leaving Chicago left about 2 hours late, making me miss my connecting flight in Brussels hours later. It wasn’t a …