Monthly Archives: March 2013

Settling In: Further Adventures in Copenhagen

DIS has a great option for students who want a relationship with a Danish family but don’t necessarily want to live with a host family.  They call it a “visiting family.” I have been in contact with my visiting family … Continue reading

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I Want to Ride My Bicycle

I biked in Copenhagen!!! Granted, it was only from the bike shop around the corner back to my home on Store Kannikestraede, but still I biked!  I was going very slowly and definitely had a ridiculous look on my face. … Continue reading

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Twas the Night Before Classes

Orientation is officially over because classes start tomorrow! This also means I have reading to do, so I’m going to make a short list of observations and another short list of things I’m excited for. Observations: 1.  Cobblestones are equally … Continue reading

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VIMS in Antarctica: Polar Research Has Local Benefits

Antarctica is a land of superlatives—the world’s coldest, windiest, highest, and driest landmass. It’s also home base for a wide range of oceanographic research by VIMS faculty, staff, and students. As surprising as it may seem, much of this work … Continue reading

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The Inquisition Museum

Last Saturday, we went to Córdoba. For those of you that don’t know, Córdoba is located about an hour to the North-East of Sevilla, and like Sevilla, is heavily influenced by Hispanic-Muslim architecture and culture. The city is small, but … Continue reading

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Grab Some Popcorn

If you’ve stayed in Williamsburg during Spring Break and decided not to look at another book until classes resume, why not catch up on watching some movies set in international locales? What better way than settle into a good movie … Continue reading

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Seeing the World in 7 Days and 5 Books

Spring Break provides a much needed break from the semester’s stresses.  This much needed week off also offers the possibility of travel! However, you might not be able to leave Williamsburg, but you can still get lost in a different … Continue reading

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Spring Break!

    We will see you again starting the week of March 11th.  Until then, have a safe and relaxing Spring Break. –Reves Center for International Studies

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