I GOT MY CAMERA BACK!!!! / + long overdue Budapest photos

GUYS I RECOVERED MY CAMERA!!!!!!!!!! // MY CAMERA FOUND ME!!!!! SO MUCH JOY JUMPING FOR ALL THE JOY Here’s how it went: Tuesday, 24 May 02.16: I was half asleep when I got a Facebook message from Sophie Laufer. DUUUUDEEE! Somebody found your camera and they found pictures from when you were visiting me at Jbug…

Europe’s refugee crisis

When I was at Skidmore last fall applying to study abroad, I was a little nervous about coming to Denmark to study. A couple of friends were in Paris during the November 13th attack, and they returned to school quite shaken. One girl even declined going on our annual NYC Honors Forum trip–she was anxious about…

M&D come to CPH! (+ finishing the semester)

Man oh man, what a crazy semester! The last two weeks of classes I had at least an exam, quiz, paper, or final presentation due every day. It was totes bonkers! But now the semester is finally over, and I’m enjoying the beginning of my summer 🙂 I have a lot of stuff I want to…

New Nordic Culinary Culture — Study Tour!

Hey fam! Last weekend I went on a study tour (another study trip?! Yes, indeed) to the beautiful islands of Lolland-Falster and Fejø to learn a bit more about the new Nordic culinary culture. (Fejø is the small island right across from Lolland. There isn’t a bridge to it: you have to take a ferry.)…

Study trip to Moscow!

  W O W Z A  I went to Moscow!! the language: Before we left for Moscow, we had a couple of Russian students come to our class to teach us cyrillic. It was so fun! Reading cyrillic was like solving a secret code: B = our ‘v’ sound; H = our ‘n’ sound; ж = the ‘ch’…

Sophie and her Senses go on Holiday

Hi friends! Have you had a good week? I hope so! My week has been SO wonderful, and very busy. Here’s what I did last week, as told by my five senses:   Day 1: CPH to LDN  Touched: Textures in pieces of art (Duchamp, Rivera, Picasso, Dali; + tons of modern artists). You could…

Core course week + Brussels! 

Sorry I haven’t posted in such a long time! We’ve just had our core course week, then the week after that was super crazy because we had to do actual school work (!) again, and then my friend and I went to Brussels. ANYWAY: Two weeks ago we had our”core course week,” where we focus…

Learn some Danish! (+ I went to Switzerland)

I’m so glad I’m taking this Danish language course! Here are some Danish words and phrases I use regularly + some I’m learning in class. I made this lil’ video if you want to try to pronounce them (it’s seriously so hard/not intuitive at all)! København (We’ll start out “easy”. Think you can probably say…

Learning

Hey fam! Lots to catch up on–

NEW NORDIC CULINARY CULTURE:

SSTinCPH Award: Most likely to inspire possible career paths!

Our teacher is originally Canadian; he studied Humanities (and maybe English?) at Yale, and then he got into sustainable farming and teaching. And now he’s lived in Denmark for three years, and he works at the Nordic Food Lab (which is a non-profit started by the founder/chef of Noma!)