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So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedershen, Goodbye!

The InternationalWM Blog bids you a fond farewell.  It has been a wonderful two years sharing all of your fantastic study abroad stories. To everyone who has shared their stories, a heartfelt thank you! To everyone who has taken the … Continue reading

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The Best Spring Break I’ll Ever Have

I got home last night from an 8 day trip to Istanbul, Zagreb, and Dubrovnik. I really enjoyed all three cities and while I would love to tell every hilarious story and amazing detail of the trip, I don’t have … Continue reading

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General Life Updates

I went to a Nik & Jay concert. If you don’t know who they are, check out my previous post. The bartender at Vega (a really cool concert venue in Copenhagen) actually asked us why we were at the concert … Continue reading

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Vamos a la Playa

Okay, I know that’s Spanish (and not Portuguese), but you get the point. I’M IN PORTUGAL! One of the things that sets DIS apart from other study abroad programs is the amount of vacation time. We get three full weeks … Continue reading

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Being a Bad Tourist

I was lucky enough to have my parents visit me in Copenhagen last week. We visited places I have been hearing about all semester and ate at restaurants I have walked past and never entered. Over the course of the … Continue reading

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Gotta Get Down on Friday (in Copenhagen)

I finally bought a pair of legitimately warm boots.  I can feel my toes for the first time since arriving in Copenhagen.  I wanted to get a pair of Danish looking boots sooo I might have bought the same exact … Continue reading

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COPENHAGENIZATION!!

Tonight I attended a lecture titled “Copenhagenization.”  It was the first of five Climate Seminars that DIS holds at Studenterhuset (the student union), which is conveniently located around the corner from my house.   The speaker was Mikael Colville-Andersen, founder … Continue reading

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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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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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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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