Dear Shannon, Have fun. Travel. Dance. Talk to <Host Brother>. Learn about Danish Cuisine from <Host Dad>. Show <Host Mum> cool Kenyan Videos. Swipe right to at least one European boy and go out. Go to Paris and Barcelona. Go to Amsterdam on your birthday month. Speak up in class. Go to coffee shops. Buy… Continue reading Thank you, Copenhagen!
The Game Development class had the Long Study Tour in Berlin and Hamburg, Germany. Anyone who has been to these two cities can tell you that they are vastly different and give off different vibes. Berlin is more punk and IDGAF attitude while Hamburg is a scenic harbor town. Hamburg is a romantic lover, Berlin… Continue reading Long Study Tour – Berlin & Hamburg
If you had told me 2 years ago that I would be hopping around Europe, I would have called you mad. But here I am having enjoyed one of the best weeks of my short adult life. For the travel week, a group of friends from my Game Development course and I traveled to Madrid,… Continue reading Travel Week Tips
I realized that while studying abroad, it can be really easy to just hang out with DIS students and not really interact with Danish people. I am lucky to be living in a homestay so I literally have a home-cooked Danish meal almost every night. But apart from that, I wanted to meet some locals… Continue reading Go Forth and Meet Danes!
I can't believe I have been in Denmark for a whole month! I feel like the time is moving so fast! I had planned on doing so much traveling outside of Denmark by now but I haven't yet left the country. Which is good for my bank account tbh. It can be overwhelming when you… Continue reading Moving Fast and Slow
Every semester DIS arranges core course week. Core course week is a week where our learning is taken out of the classroom and into different spaces that engage in the core classes that we are in. Overall the experience was unlike any other learning experience I have had. This week I appreciated the fact that… Continue reading Game Development Core Course Week
It's been a week since I arrived in Copenhagen and started my study abroad semester with DIS. I am living with my host family in Lyngby, and it has been a joy getting to know them. My first week has been very exciting. I have met so many new people from different places around the… Continue reading Embracing the Unpredictable
I am excited and at the same time nervous starting off my semester in Copenhagen. It is T minus 2 days to lift off (Yes, I will occasionally have cheesy lines on my blog). It is now Wednesday and my flight departs on Friday evening. This whole week I have been getting ready for my… Continue reading The Journey to Copenhagen Begins!