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Snapshots of Copenhagen

The man threw the stick into the air and watched as his dog bolted in its direction. The furry animal, with dark, stringy fur, picked up the stick with his mouth and brought it back to his owner. A woman in running gear jogged passed the dog and his owner. A faint smile appeared on […]

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14 Habits You’ll Pick Up Living in Copenhagen

The nostalgia I have for Copenhagen is constant. I fell in love with the city, with my bike, and with 4 a.m. shawarma. I miss looking out of my window and seeing the crimson and olive houses set against a scarlet colored sunset, and listening to the rhythmic creaking of bike chains rattling against their rusted metal […]

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My Experience Biking in Copenhagen vs. Biking in Amsterdam

I pedaled across the street, only to realize that a trolley was coming my way, the big structure foreign to my eyes. It was not something I was used to at all. I sucked in a big gulp of air as I pushed my feet faster to avoid getting hit. Bells rang from every direction, the […]

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A Love Letter to My Bike

The first time I saw your rusted purple skeleton, I knew it was love. You were different than the rest of them; your purple color shined above all of the rest. Your wheels were creaking with excitement when you were brought out from the back room, and I couldn’t help but squeal in unison with […]

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Copenhagen on a Budget: the Free and the Cheap

There is a way to visit Copenhagen without, quite literally, smashing your piggy bank with a hammer. Denmark is damn expensive for a visitor to begin with. However, don’t let this deter you from visiting. If you’re willing to skip out on the expensive Danish restaurants and hotels, then it’s actually quite affordable. Denmark is […]

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On the Way to the Wall

Bergstraβe? How do you even pronounce that? All of the street names looked the same; the convoluted layout made it even harder to navigate with a map. I was lost. I had decided to try and navigate Berlin with a map to inevitably end up at the Berlin Wall Memorial near Bernauer Str. Obviously I […]

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Misplacing Michaela at Møns Klint

The sun was a combination of turquoise, magenta, and golden yellow. My hair was blowing in the breeze; my curls dancing along with the wind, twisting this way and that. I felt like I was flying, there was no stopping me. The wheels on my bike were spinning as fast as they ever had as […]

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How to Prepare for Studying Abroad

My entire room was a colorful combination of every single one of my clothing items. How am I going to possibly pack all of this? I was leaving for four months tomorrow, and I hadn’t packed anything. I grabbed a few shirts and stuffed them into an already stuffed suitcase. When am I ever going […]

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From Groovy to Swanky: Top 7 Clubs in Copenhagen

Beer, beer, and more beer. Shots, shots, and more shots. To party in Copenhagen, you need to be tough. The bars stay open past sunrise and you may find yourself dragging your feet home as the initial early birds bike to work, dodging around you because you’re accidentally walking in the bike lane. The clubs […]

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10 Non-Touristy Things to do in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is full of colorful buildings, thousands of bikers, and a wild nightlife. If you’re visiting Copenhagen and want to experience the city as a local, there are tons of unique things to do that may help you figure out why Denmark is one of the happiest countries in the world. Be sure to check out […]

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