Pico de Gallo

Here’s an easy recipe for you! Pico de Gallo is made in Mexico and several Central American countries. It’s a side salsa that can easily be paired with tortillas, used as a topping for tacos, nachos, or even used as a side dish. It’s quite tasty, and of course – healthy! STEP 1) Chop up…

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…

I learned how to make a Traditional Nicaraguan dish called Baho!

Nicaraguan cuisine is known as being hearty. Plantains, rice, beans, chicken, pork and beef are some of the main culinary staples of a Nicaraguan diet. The traditional dish Baho incorporates some of these elements but also uses traditional cooking methods that have been passed on for generations. Essentially, Baho is pork and or beef steamed…

My First Month in Copenhagen

Hej! For the second semester of my 3rd year I decided to go to Copenhagen, Denmark. Here are a few details of my new ‘Copenhagen life’, based on the questions that have been most commonly asked by my family and friends.        Q: What’s the city like? Copenhagen is one of my favourite…

An Archaeological Field Report- ZC’18

Field Report: Archaeological Field Excavations in Zorita Castle – July 1st-19th, 2018 By: Gabby Richardson History of Zorita Castle Located in the small village of Zorita de los Canes, Zorita Castle was an occupied functioning medieval fortress from the 9th to 15th century. Using stonework looted from the Visigoth Recopolis nearby, Zorita Castle was built…

“The Dig”

In July of 2018, I was lucky enough to participate in an archaeological dig with ArchaeoSpain. It took place in the small town of Zorita de los Canes, home to only 90 people. So what drew in a crew of 9 volunteer archaeology students? The medieval structure, sitting atop this small town, the most beautiful…