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…

Ayahuasca Use: An Overview

I wrote my undergrad thesis about ayahuasca. Rather than bore you with academic written style and the 58 and 1/2 pages of text I decided it might be worthwhile to provide a very brief informal and informative overview of what ayahuasca is and its use over time. What is ayahuasca? Ayahuasca, a Quechan term meaning…

Gabby’s Birthday Fundraiser

ENDS: JANUARY 26TH This year for my birthday (on January 23rd) I have decided to create a fundraiser for two causes I have personally supported and care about immensely. Funds donated will be divided equally between supporting projects and activities to help school children and women in Cameroon, and providing school supplies to children on…

Let’s Split! (Croatia)

Once final papers were handed in at the University of Copenhagen it was time to head out for the sun! Myself, along with two girls from my floor in Bispebjerg Kollegiet- Caroline and Elena, flew to Split, Croatia for a few days at the beginning of June. Our trip was quite relaxing as we lounged…