Travel Week One: Ireland

I had travel week one free for independent travel, and I spent it going around a loop in the center of Ireland. I had a few goals for the trip: I had wanted to do some travelling by myself, and love slow travel with scenic bus/train rides. I’ve also always wanted to see the Irish…

All Things Food: Cooking, Dining, and Dealing With A Nut Allergy

On my list of priorities, food is high. It might actually be first. I’m not sure. I’ve eaten special meals out and staple meals in, and I’ve saved and splurged and eaten around a nut allergy, but most importantly I’ve eaten every day and enjoyed it. Before I came to Copenhagen, I was wondering how…

Quite The Week: Roskilde, Tests, and Punk Rock

Visiting Host Family Days I got to spend a lot more time with my visiting host family this week. Last Wednesday, after a field study to the Veterinary Institute of Copenhagen University for my Epigenetics and the Environment class, I spent the afternoon with Emma, one of my visiting host sisters. We walked around the…

Fun Things In Copenhagen And How I (Try To) Budget For Them

Copenhagen is an expensive city, and I want to talk about money. Every one of us comes here with different funds available and different priorities in how to distribute them. At DIS, you ultimately have autonomous control over your life and spending. You should expect to meet people who have similar budgets to you, and…