It is starting to feel like spring now in Copenhagen… like really feeling like Spring. Tomrrow according to the forcast it is suppose to be 50 degrees for the first time this year. As the weather warms up, there are more people outside enjoying their terrace and setting up patio furniture for the new year. … Continue reading Hygge or not?
https://www.flickr.com/photos/139516717@N04/39859566315/in/dateposted-public/ The past two weeks we have had some wild weather here in Copenhagen. I had the impression that spring was coming, when in fact it has been quite the opposite. There has been the most snow in the past week and half that there has been since I came to Copenhagen! There was ice … Continue reading I thought Spring had Sprung??
https://www.flickr.com/photos/139516717@N04/39648328405/in/dateposted-public/ Candy…. Ohh how I love you. It seems to be since I have been in Copenhagen that I have been eating far more sugar than I have in the United States. Could it be because the sweets are just so good here? In fact, did you know that Danish children eat the most candy … Continue reading Sweets in the Spring
https://www.flickr.com/photos/139516717@N04/40225503732/in/dateposted-public/ I am back with another post, but this week I will be talking about exorbitantly high priced (but tasty food) from Copenhagen. Studying abroad I was definitely not prepared for food to be as expensive as it is in Denmark .The main reason for this is because there is 25% percent tax on all … Continue reading City Shananigans
https://www.flickr.com/photos/139516717@N04/25222758477/in/dateposted-public/ *Outside the gates of the Buckingham Palace. I wonder how they keep the gates so gold?* Greetings on this lovely morning friends! As a write this post I am laying in my warm bed cuddled up after a weeklong adventure through a new land. It began with a two-hour flight flight to … Continue reading London(And the Countryside) Calling
https://www.flickr.com/photos/139516717@N04/39197300444/in/dateposted-public/ *Throughout the park there are old benches. The trees seemed alive because the branches are so gnarly.* A trip to Denmark would not be complete without experiencing the cool, dark weather from an eerie forested park. The park is called Dyrehave (Dyre meaning deer), and is well known around the world for its miraculously … Continue reading A Walk in the Woods (of Denmark)
Going abroad is not the easiest thing in the world to do. It takes bravery, courage, and a wild sense of adventure. The first couple of weeks are by far the most difficult, considering that there are so many new sights to take in and experiences to have. Coming to a new city is … Continue reading Adjusting to the Life and Times of Studying Abroad Student
https://www.flickr.com/photos/139516717@N04/38922704784/in/dateposted-public/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/139516717@N04/27853482619/in/dateposted-public/ When thinking of a Danish Christmas the first thing that comes to my mind are sweet smells and spiced treats. Danish Yule or Christmas begins on December 1st, this marks the beginning of Advent. The main Christmas holiday is known as Juleaften and goes from December 24th-the 26th. The most traditional forms of … Continue reading God Jul fra København ( a.k.a. Merry Christmas from Copenhagen)
Abigail Vlasak is a University of Florida student studying abroad during the 2017-18 Academic Year in Copenhagen, Denmark. To learn more about Abigail's program, click here: University of Copenhagen. Have you traveled abroad before? If so, where and for what purpose? I have travelled to Prague to visit family as my dad is Czech. In fact … Continue reading Abigail: A Year in Copenhagen