Bakeries Mean so much in the life of a Dane

There are a few things that people travelling abroad commonly joke about. Among them is what staple food to expect in the destination. Understandably, every person may ask, what do people eat in Denmark that makes it among the happiest countries? Nobody wants to imagine that Denmark is like the stereotype that people pass on … Read more

Life After completing Studies as a Foreigner

It is one thing to settle on a tour of study in a foreign country and another thing to make end-of-studies decisions. In most cases, the initial period of stay in a new place can be so harrowing, strange, and uncomfortable to say the least. In fact, most students would feel the urge to abandon … Read more

Free Time for a Student in Denmark

Free time in Denmark

Being a student in Denmark whether on a scholarship or not means life is largely cut out; in most cases, the spare time out of the lecture halls is the period to make critical choices that determine the next phase of life after completion of studies. It also makes one interact with Danes in different … Read more

Starting Study Life

Starting study life

As an international student coming to Denmark, I regretted having ignored the gesture by the university to help me on the first day at the campus. Indeed, the university had been clear in the introductory communication sent to me when still in Kenya. They emphasized that I communicate with them in advance so that they … Read more

Start of Master Studies

Starting study life

There was no option for me but to always start studies as soon as possible. Remember, the processing of my residence permit had delayed which made me travel one month into the start of the Master’s program. Making Contacts Before Program Start Making attempts to do networking in Denmark even before reporting to the university … Read more

First Experiences Arriving in Denmark

Nyhavn, Copenhagen

I am not quite sure what your feelings are on the first day traveling to a new destination. Mine was a mixture of excitement, worry, anxiety, apprehension, and a general emotional rush. Honestly, I was not quite myself throughout the journey. A Dream Come True I got in touch with the reality that the time … Read more

Moving to and Staying in Denmark as a Foreign Student

Moving to Denmark from Kenya

This is a guest post from Fredrick Awino, an expat living in Denmark. We are proud to publish his experiences, views and advise for newcomers to Denmark and possibly also Scandinavia. Enjoy… Thinking about moving to Europe-Scandinavia Growing up in the Suburban village in Kenya, I always entertained this peculiar desire to have a taste … Read more