Copenhagen Exchange Program Detours: Hamburg, Malmo, and Doha

Most of my fellow participants at the summer exchange program in Copenhagen extended their stay after the program ended to do a lot of traveling in Europe. I would’ve liked to do that, but I didn’t have the luxury of time or money to do so. Nevertheless, I was able to do a bit of traveling beyond Denmark, and, while it wasn’t the grand Europe trip I’d hoped I could undertake, I’m still happy that I got to see a bit of two other countries: Germany and Sweden. Continue reading

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Summer Exchange Program in Copenhagen

I’m sorry for the extremely delayed post, as I became quite busy.

Last July, I went to Copenhagen, Denmark for a summer program that was nearly a month long at the University of Copenhagen. The class I took was about Søren Kierkegaard’s philosophy, focusing particularly on Either/Or and The Sickness Unto Death. Now, I wouldn’t call myself as good in philosophy, but I immensely enjoyed my philosophy classes as an undergraduate student, so, wanting to relive those days, I applied for this program and, fortunately, was chosen.

Me and Kierkegaard

Me and Kierkegaard

It was my first time to set foot in Europe, and on my own, at that, so I was excited but nervous. That nervousness soon turned to enjoyment as the days went by.

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Why I Wear A Rosary Scapular

Since last year, I have been wearing a Miraculous Medal and rosary scapular – Catholic devotional items – around my neck. One day, a friend asked me why I wore those, and I thought I would share my story here. I definitely am not wearing them as a fashion statement or as a way of showing off my religion. This isn’t a preachy or overly religious story, so I suppose that even if you’re of a different religion, atheist, or agnostic, maybe you might find this story worth reading anyway. Continue reading