Hamburg, Germany – My Top 6 Recommendations

I visited the city of Hamburg in Germany for a weekend trip with a fellow gryphon and Copenhagen exchange friend Kate Trombino. We took a fairly cheap Flixbus from Copenhagen central station to Hamburg central bus station on a Friday evening in February and stayed until Monday afternoon. I think its safe to say that…

Fried Calamari Recipe

I absolutely love calamari! I figured it would be worthwhile to post a very easy homemade fried calamari recipe anyone can try at home. I made this last week and it reminded me of my trip to Split, Croatia. Ingredients: Bag of raw squid rings (frozen or fresh) *amount based on how much calamari you…

$260 CAD on Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

Funds raised from my birthday fundraiser in January 2020 have been used to not only help communities in Cameroon but also schools on Ometepe Island, Nicaragua. I am happy to say that $260 CAD has been donated to two schools on the island. The money definitely went a long way, and I am grateful for…

Copenhagen – Food and Café Edition

Here are some of my favourite places to eat and cool cafés in Copenhagen, Denmark. Some of these were also great places to study and catch up with friends. Food Reffen You must stop at this place if you are ever in Copenhagen. Reffen is an outdoor food market in Refshaleøen. There are many different…

The Cameroon Association of Active Youths

Hi everyone! I would like to bring your attention to a non-profit grassroots organization in Cameroon- the Cameroon Association of Active Youths (CAMAAY). CAMAAY’s mandate focuses on advocacy, educational, charity and development activities in a region of nearly three million people. CAMAAY’s vision and mission is to assist Cameroonian communities using the expertise and connections…

Spanish Sangria

Sangria is definitely a classic and refreshing summer drink. When I was hanging out with my dig friends in Zorita de los Canes in Spain we often made and drank sangria on our inn’s rooftop in the evenings after a hot day’s work. Below I thought I would include a classic Spanish (red or white)…

#BlackLivesMatter

On May 25th, 2020, in 8 minutes and 46 seconds an unarmed black man was asphyxiated – murdered by the knee of a reckless white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A video shows three officers at one point kneeling on Mr. Floyd. The death of George Floyd has sparked outrage, anger, sadness and pain over…

$260 CAD in Northwest Cameroon

Hi Everyone! This is my birthday fundraiser update regarding funds used in Northwest Cameroon in collaboration with the Cameroon Association of Active Youths (CAMAAY) Here is a breakdown of how the funds were used… $260 CAD or approximately 11,000 XAF (Central African CFA Franc): 30000 XAF – Renting farmland for CAMAAY’s Dynamic Women group for…

Sightseeing in Copenhagen, Denmark

History, Facts and Places to visit in Copenhagen, Denmark Brief History of Copenhagen Evidence suggests Copenhagen existed as a settlement more than 6,000 years ago, the first written record dating back to 1043 AC. From 1000-1300 Copenhagen was known as a Viking region and an important outpost where Vikings set sail on voyages throughout Europe…

Denmark and Art!

Throughout my time in Copenhagen and visiting different areas of Denmark there was no shortage of amazing artwork and cool exhibits. I will admit I am more a fan of historically significant art. A classic Van Gogh or Hieronymus Bosch painting, a Michelangelo sculpture and the archaeologically significant and priceless Nefertiti bust really catch my…