A Visit to Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany – a city full of rich history and vibrant German culture. I visited Berlin in July of 2019 with my friend Adrianna. It was definitely one of our favourite stops! There are so many places to visit and you could easily spend a week here. Below I have highlighted some of my favourite…

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…

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…

Zorita Castle Ceramics

Here are a few photos of the many ceramic pieces found in Zorita Castle’s cemetery during archaeological excavations in July 2018. To learn more about archaeological excavations in Zorita Castle, check out Gabby Richardson’s field report and “The Dig”.