Should you study over “study break?”

It’s almost Thanksgiving… in America. Here in Denmark, they obviously do not celebrate Thanksgiving, as it’s an American holiday. However, DIS has given us a “study break”, i.e. five days off from Wednesday-Sunday, which I’ve been told is supposed to be over Thanksgiving week, but for some reason or another, the break was a week…

Long Study Tour Week: Amsterdam

This past week, I traveled to Amsterdam with my core course, Prostitution and the Sex Trade. As you might have guessed, Amsterdam was a fantastic place to go to really get some interesting insights into sex work, as in Amsterdam prostitution is legal. Here’s a rundown of the week! Sunday Flight from Copenhagen to Amsterdam…

Tea with Rabbits: Study Tour Wednesdays

A quick recap on the past few Wednesdays, when we don’t have official class, but instead go on “study tours” or field trips with our classes. Several weeks ago, my Sociology of the Family class went to a kids after-school day-care program. This specific program was for kids aged 9-11 years old. Parents paid $85/month…

Dancing, running, eating and hiking with the locals

Hej! Hallo! Hi! First things first – if you’ve never been to a salsa class, go right now. Stop reading this article, put the cup of tea down, and sign up for a beginner class in your town. You will not regret it. This is what I did when my friend asked me to go…

Short Study Tour Week: Sweden

Let’s talk about sex. We could spend a lot of time discussing the cultural differences regarding casual sex between the United States and Europe, but what I really want to talk about is prostitution. This week is short study tour week, which means we get the week off from regular classes and spend time with…

Living like a Dane

Hello!! It’s been a while since my last post — as I mentioned last time, I’ve barely had any time to myself (not necessarily a bad thing, I’m exploring a ton!), but one of these days I’ll run out of steam… fellow introverts, you understand me. Since I wrote my last post, I’ve done so…

What’s the deal with all the bikers?

I am in Copenhagen! It is officially my sixth day here, but honestly it feels like it has been a month. I have barely had any rest time and am just enjoying sitting at my desk right now writing my thoughts about the past couple of days down. Here’s the rundown! I flew from Chicago…