Thanksgiving Abroad

It's sad celebrating a family-oriented American holiday away from home. Throughout much of the year, my mom is usually the cook of the house. However, on Thanksgiving, my parents cook together and their powers make an incredible meal that is sure to make me gain 10 lbs (4.5 kg for the rest of you) in... Continue Reading →


Tivoli Time! A History, An Experience …

As the semester comes to a close (only 3ish weeks left??), I figure I might as well start squeezing in all the tourist stuff now! So when my friend and his host family offered me free tickets to go to Tivoli, you know I had to get on that. But first, some interesting history! I'm not... Continue Reading →

My Experience with a Sorta Host Family

My housing experience with DIS has been complicated, to say the least. I was placed in a Kollegium -- my top choice. Many of my friends, on the other hand, live in Home Stays. After multiple visits to their set-up (as well as other Danish homes for field-studies), I fell in love. I almost felt... Continue Reading →

Curing my Roman Fever: Study Tour Week 2 in Quick Pictures

For those who don't know, I love Italy. Mostly for romanticized reasons, but I love it nonetheless! I find the language beautiful, the landscape breathtaking, and the food is the best in the world. I haven't been to Italy since my junior year of high school and I've been itching to go back ever since.... Continue Reading →

At the Halfway Mark: Goals and Advice

Warning: this might be a long one. Wow. Halfway through the semester already. That's ... that's somethin'. I'm actually pretty ambivalent over it to be honest. I think most if not all other DIS students are homesick in at least one regard--personally, I miss my dog, girlfriend, friends, nieces and nephews, and the rest of... Continue Reading →

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