Planes, Trains, and Ferries?

“I know you’ve all been eagerly waiting by your computer screens for the latest installment of my adventures in Copenhagen, so I’ll try my best to do the last week and a half justice.” I left you all last time with the riveting tale of my trip to the Copenhagen Zoo and overcoming the struggle …

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 …