Copenhagen, as it’s meant to be seen

Last weekend I saw Copenhagen as it’s meant to be seen: from a bicycle.

Sadly, this is not the bicycle I was on. But I wish it were.
Sadly, this is not the bicycle I was on. But I wish it were.

An excursion to the German embassy to apply for a residence permit turned into a weekend-long trip to Denmark’s capital city. Instead of my usual diary-style narrative, I’m going to write you a “listicle” (list + article) around a topic: Copenhagen on a budget. Continue reading “Copenhagen, as it’s meant to be seen”

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My Berlin life: Settling into a routine

I’ve been in Berlin for just over a week, and I’m almost finished with my first week of German intensive courses! The “real” classes won’t begin until October, and until then we have three weeks of intensive German lessons and more orientation stuff most afternoons. Here’s what a typical day looks like for me at this point.

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