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Walking the Streets Alone at Night

I remember the exact moment I fell in love with Copenhagen. Dave and I were on a trip of Scandinavia, visiting Stockholm and Copenhagen, while Dave was interviewing for jobs here. 377 more words


Outlaws, Trolls and Berserkers: Meet the Hero-Monsters of the Icelandic Sagas

Rebecca Merkelbach, University of Cambridge

“I’ve come to kill your monster!” exclaims Beowulf in the 2007 film version of the epic poem. But how do his suspicious Danish hosts know that this monstrously huge stranger is actually a hero searching for glory? 929 more words


Blue September - Skagen's amazing natural light phenomenon

The charming village of Skagen in North Jutland, known as “the Land of Light”, sits neatly on a ragged finger of Denmark, which points rather accusingly towards Sweden. 74 more words

Alison's Travel Writing

Travel Thursday Encore: Chillin’ Edition

Here’s my last tour of Scandinavian capitals. As the rain comes down yet again in SoCal—and on cue the sun comes out—I comfort myself with the thought that I’m not in any of these places at this time of year. 2,350 more words


Torvehallerne Food Market and Flødeboller

Whenever I’m planning a trip away, the first thing I look for are local food markets, they usually showcase the best of the local delicacies and are perfect place to refuel whist not having to make the effort of going to a restaurant. 424 more words


Hola amigos,

The reason why I have salutated in Spanish is we (group of 10 students from food science technology) are going to a partner institution in Peru! 61 more words


The Fairies

I believe in everything until it’s disproved.
So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons.
It all exists, even if it’s in your mind.
Who’s to say that dreams and nightmares aren’t as real as the here and now?

John Lennon