Once we enter December, it's Christmas time! Let's see how Danish people count down the left days and cut Christmas trees! On December 1st (last Saturday), our breakfast started with initiating the 24-day countdown for Christmas. They have very creative ways to do this: The first method is "Scratchcard" It's a kind of lottery. There … Continue reading Took a carriage, went into a forest, and cut a Christmas tree!
This Monday night we had our core course concluding dinner. Accompanied by pasta and pizza, we said goodbye to everyone. It was a good ending period to my awesome cyberpsychology class (even though I still have a final paper to write). My study in Cyberpsychology, though, will continue. I think it would be a good … Continue reading Long Study Tour in Dublin (5th day – Cliff Hiking) + Finished my Cyberpsychology Course last Monday.
I'm back talking about my long study tour in Dublin with my cyberpsychology class! On Thursday of that week (October 11, 2018), I finally remembered to take a picture of my breakfast at the Irish hotel. We've been having good breakfasts with a variety of choices in those days. They were not as simple as the … Continue reading Long Study Tour in Dublin (4th day – Hypnosis? Tesco in Dublin? )
Shortly after I met my host family, I also met my host mom's parents Eric and Bente, a friendly and welcoming old couple. Fun fact: In Danish, they have Morfar and Mormor representing the parents on the mom's side, and Farmor and Farfar representing the parents on the dad's side. Isn't this clearer than in … Continue reading Spending a Weekend in the “A” in IKEA
On Wednesday, we had the whole morning to ourselves. After having a relaxing breakfast at the hotel, Juli and I went to a couple of wool stores around Trinity College and ended up in a park called Stephen's Green. There were so many birds, ducks, and gulls. You can tell from the massive amount of … Continue reading Long Study Tour in Dublin (3rd day – High Tea!)
I've been waiting a long time for people to ask me where I'm from. Finally, last week, there was a chance for me to answer with a long and complicated response: I'm an international student from China, my college is in the U.S., I'm in a study abroad program in Copenhagen, and currently, I'm in … Continue reading Long Study Tour in Dublin (1st and 2nd days)
You may have heard that last week a well-known and respectful Danish musician Kim Larsen passed away. Though I had never heard of him before, from the Danes' words, I could tell that he was a significant figure in Denmark or even in the Scandinavian region. He was beloved not only for his songs but … Continue reading Tribute Parade for Kim Larsen