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Eurovision - Denmark

This coming Saturday marks Denmark’s yearly contest to choose an entry for the Eurovision Song Contest.

Screenshot from Dr.dk

The bookmakers have chosen their favorite, a young woman named Simone. 218 more words


Mardi Gras Madness

Contributor post by Sheila from BeadyEyedBird

Mardi Gras is Tuesday, Feb 9 this year. For those of you who love this fine celebration (as I do!!) or who love New Orleans, jazz, good Cajun food or even just a reason to party, we thought we’d share a bit of what our CIJ members like to do, make, or sell, to celebrate! 424 more words

Focus Of The Month

Understanding the American Presidental Election

In Danish!

I’m often asked to explain certain aspects of the United States here in Denmark.

It’s not as easy as you might think, as those type of things are just taken for granted, until things like the… 335 more words


New Year beginnings

Spero che l’anno nuovo sia iniziato bene per tutti voi. Spero che abbiate passato un bel mese di Gennaio, e siate pronti per i prossimi mesi e per le prossime avventure che la vita vi regaler√†. 531 more words


Truly American Experience: The Rose Bowl

I will be spending four months in Europe this spring for work with the majority of the time in Florence, Italy but also nearly a month in Austria. 361 more words


Proverbial Thursday - Global Proverbs

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. 138 more words


Star Wars Junkie

Ok, it’s not a secret … I’m a Star Wars junkie. Well, let me clarify, I love the Original Star Wars … what was that Jar Jar Binks character in the 2nd set of movies? 89 more words