Photographing, laughing, and eating my way through Copenhagen

Stories from my greatest adventure yet

“Don’t be a tourist, be a traveler.” – unknown

During my 120-day tenure in Denmark, I will make the jump from tourist to traveler, and then from traveler to native. Read more about my journey below!

  • From Nimbus To Nærum: My Transition to a Homestay

    March 8, 2020 by

    Almost three months ago from today I finished my first semester with DIS. My memories from Copenhagen in the fall are dazzling: I had an incredible core course, I was lucky enough to travel with some of my best friends, and in just twenty-four hours I fell completely in love with the city. But throughout… Read more

  • 8 Museums, 5 cities, 310 miles later: My Core Course Week

    February 18, 2020 by

    Art, culture, exploration, street food, and scratch-and-sniff exhibitions: welcome to the Spring 2020 Graphic Design Foundations Core Course Week. As with most things design, our week was a well-structured, diverse amalgamation of things, beautiful in its entirety and delightful in details. We started our week in Copenhagen with the other design classes, getting to know… Read more

  • The Pups of Copenhagen (Part 2)

    February 13, 2020 by

    I may or may not have a problem with dogs. Kind of like when a dog sees a squirrel and it totally zeros in on its target, every time I see a dog my brain goes completely blank and all I can see is cuteness and fluff and paws and eyes of love. Which brings… Read more

  • Why I Decided On A Full Year With DIS

    February 9, 2020 by

    Hey there, welcome back to my Danish blog of deserts, photos, and dogs! When I started this blog in August I intended to document my fall semester with DIS, and rightfully named it 120 Days in Denmark. Well, I’m here to tell you that title is somewhat false. In reality, I’m actually spending my entire… Read more

  • 155,520 Minutes Later… in Fuji Film

    December 8, 2019 by

    Last Thursday I had a (crazy) reality check from my Travel Writing professor: “Wow… 105 days ago we were all sitting in this classroom for the first time, just getting to know each others names.” 105 days! That makes for 151,200 minutes, and, by the time I’m writing this blog post, that metric has even… Read more

  • Calling Copenhagen Home with Fuji Film

    November 22, 2019 by

    With only three Fridays left in Copenhagen, the pressure is mounting to explore anything and everything. A lot of my conversations have gone like this: what, there’s another Christmas market? Okay let’s do it. Bakery 45 minutes away? Already on my way. In other words, my motivation to fall in love with Copenhagen and call… Read more

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Hi, I’m Finley: a junior at the College of William and Mary, a passionate photographer, and a dedicated patron of the pastry industry.

Follow me along on my quest through Copenhagen to find the best danish, the premier photo spots, and most memorable adventures.

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