One of my favorite things while living with my host family has been Wednesday dinners! Each week my host dad’s parents come over for the afternoon and cook a traditional Danish dinner. Over the weeks I have learned to associate “traditional Danish dinner” with meat, potatoes, and “brown sauce”. Two weeks ago I went… Read More Crebinettes: The Recipe!
We recently turned in our first official paper for my travel writing class. The assignment was to write about a recent trip or experience we have had in the first two months while abroad. We needed to focus on describing the people we met and places we visited. I decided to write about a trip… Read More 48 hours. 16 miles. 251 steps.
Sometimes the best adventures happen on a whim. About a month into school a classmate, Ingrid, and I were discussing our interest in visiting Auschwitz, the concentration camp in Poland. I shared my thoughts of really wanting to go but not wanting to go alone. Ingrid then suggested we go together. My type A mind… Read More Taking a Chance: Krakow, Poland.
Every Wednesday night my host family’s grandparents, Henning and Merete, come over and cook a traditional Danish dinner. On the menu this week was, according to Merete, one of the most traditional Danish meals; Frikadeller. Frikadeller are flat, pan-fried meatballs. This is a traditional dish widely associated with Scandinavia, specifically Denmark. They are delicious! It… Read More Frikadeller: A Traditional Danish Dish