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…

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…

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)…

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…

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…

A Sunny Stroll Through Superkilen

Diary Entry // LOCATION: Copenhagen, Denmark It’s a beautiful sunny day in March (surprisingly). On my way to meet some friends for brunch at GRØD I decided to walk through Superkilen park. Located about a 10 minute walk from where I live, Superkilen is an interesting piece of urban landscape architecture in Nørrebro. The design…

Three Days in Switzerland

Having the opportunity to travel to Switzerland was due in large part to my very good friend Johanna. It’s not the type of place you could afford on a student budget… or even on any average budget quite honestly. But when Johanna left Copenhagen at the end of May and said “You are always welcome…