Episode #9 - Karoline (Denmark) Part 3
April 09, 2017 02:26 PM PDT
In the final part of our conversation with Karoline, we take some listener questions, discuss differences in the dating cultures of Denmark and the United States, Denmark's continued reliance on wind power and the concept of government trust in both the US and Denmark. It wouldn't be complete without also touching on the popularity of Danish butter around the world and, of course, having me try and say ø a few more times!
This episode features "Igen Og Igen" from one of Karoline's dad's favorite Danish artists, Nephew. If you like what you hear, as always, check out some of their other tunes on Spotify:
April 09, 2017 01:22 PM PDT
In Part 2 of our conversation with Karoline, we discuss how studying abroad can dispel stereotypes and change perspectives, how quickly someone can pack on the "Freshman 15", things we still wonder about Utah and the LDS faith and our full-fledged coffee addictions.
I was surprised to find out that Lukas Graham is from Copenhagen, Denmark. You'll probably recognize the group's hit song "Mama Said" as the featured track for this episode. Check out the group's other tunes on Spotify with the link below!
April 07, 2017 09:49 AM PDT
In Part one of episode #9 we sit down with Karoline from Denmark and chat about her hometown of Allerød, the versatility of the Danish wonderbread "smørrebrød", Danish love of pork and I prove that Danish pronunciation is quite a challenge for Americans.
Part 1 features "Red in the Grey" by Danish artist MØ. If you like what you hear, check out her music on Spotify:
April 02, 2017 01:35 PM PDT
In the final part of our conversation with Reynaldo, we discuss Costa Rica's amazing run in the 2014 World Cup, the difference between a "baldazo" and an "aguacero", and we'll run through some of the amazing animals you'll see when you Costa Rica.
This episode features "20" by the Costa Rican band Magpie Jay. If you like what you hear, check them out on Spotify:
April 01, 2017 03:29 PM PDT
In Part 2 of our conversation with Reynaldo, we discuss his fascination with Dippin' Dots as a kid, his first encounter with snow and how he's come to love his new home state of Utah.
This episode features "Malpaís" by the Costa Rican band Malpaís. Check out their tunes on Spotify:
March 31, 2017 02:05 PM PDT
In the first part of Episode #8, we sit down with Reynaldo from San José, Costa Rica. Rey talks about the incredible biological and geographical diversity in Costa Rica, what he misses most about home, what people here think about Costa Rica and introduces listeners to the concept of "Tico Time".
This part of Episode #8 features the song "El Invisible" by the Costa Rican band Gandhi. If you like what you hear, check out their Spotify page:
March 26, 2017 11:41 AM PDT
In Part 3 of Episode #7, we discuss how underground London's Underground actually is, how subway mice populations are calculated and embarrass ourselves attempting our finest British accents.
This episode features "That's Not Me" by UK grime artist Skepta. If you like what you hear, check out his stuff on Spotify:
March 25, 2017 08:38 AM PDT
In Part 2 of Episode #7, Jamie and Cassady talk about how their study abroad experience will benefit them in the future, share advice for those who are nervous about going abroad and make plans for their return trips to London.
This episode features "Hurt Me" by British artist Låpsley. Check out her stuff on Spotify:
March 24, 2017 09:42 AM PDT
In Episode #7, we hear from Jamie and Cassady, two American students who spent Spring Break on a cultural immersion trip in London. They tell us about what they expected London to be like, getting lost on the Tube and all of the celebrity encounters they had.
This episode features the song "Life Itself" by one of my favorite UK artists, Glass Animals. If you like what you hear, please check them out on Spotify or iTunes!Episode #6 - Ranger (Burundi) Part 1
March 10, 2017 06:56 AM PST
In Part 1 of Episode #6, Ranger Iradukunda introduces us to his hometown of Bujumbura, Burundi, teaches us how to outrun a hippo and reveals the best date spot in Burundi.
Part 1 features music from the world-famous Royal Drummers of Burundi. Check out some of their video clips on YouTube if you like what you hear!
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