By: Adrianna Woodburn Over the summer, I worked tirelessly in a factory job. I am sure, many of you have worked in one yourself, as this is a great way to earn good money quickly. My shift was from 6:30 am until 3:00 pm. Yet, luckily or unluckily, for me my company ran an insane … More Why You Won’t Regret Working in a Factory
By: Gabby Richardson It’s a beautiful sunny day in Copenhagen today (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 represents the … More A Sunny Stroll Through Superkilen
By: Gabby Richardson 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 … More My First Month in Copenhagen
By: Adrianna Woodburn Over the last couple years I have been trying to make the perfect oatmeal chocolate chip cookie since Jay likes them so much. It seems like it’s not something that should be too challenging but you really need the perfect balance of chewy and crispy. You want to have the right balance of … More Jay’s Favourite Oatmeal Choco Chip Cookies
Hello everyone! Gabby Richardson is currently on exchange! She is attending the University of Copenhagen for the spring semester. Gabby is about 2 weeks into her new adventure. She’ll be posting about her first impressions of Danish life and Copenhagen very shortly. Gabby’s articles about her exchange will be tagged “I love you to Denmark … More Gabby is on Exchange!
By: Gabby Richardson In December 2018 I visited Ometepe Island, Nicaragua. These are a few photos that highlight my experiences. I hope this gallery convinces you to visit the island.
By: Adrianna Woodburn It’s the time of year. The special moment young adults are all rushing home to open the large letters in the mail from colleges and universities. Do they get accepted? Is there a scholarship? The past two years I myself have had this experience. The overwhelming sense of joy and amazement. You … More Embracing the Detour
I went on an amazing trip with my boyfriend in November 2018 and we had the best weekend away! I think Philadelphia is a great place for couples, families and friends to go and enjoy a history rich environment. … More My Favourite Philly Stops
While visiting Ometepe Island I helped to prepare the traditional Nicaraguan Baho meal alongside a talented and passionate Nica woman. By: Gabby Richardson 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 … More I learned how to make a Traditional Nicaraguan dish called Baho!
By: Gabby Richardson This past year a few friends made me realize Podcasts are an amazing source of entertainment and even interesting facts, which I am particularly fond of. I now listen to podcasts during a car ride, while riding the bus, taking the train, and even flying. Why not learn something new or hear … More Podcasts?
By: Adrianna Woodburn Instead of trying to come up with some crazy resolutions that I’ll never stick too, I’d like to close out 2018 by reflecting on what I’m thankful for. 2018 saw a lot of challenges for my family. I said goodbye to some amazing people in my life who are all now resting … More The End of 2018
By: Gabby Richardson 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”
By: Gabby Richardson 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, … More “The Dig”
This is an academic style field report of Gabby Richardson’s excavation experiences in Zorita Castle. Field Report: Archaeological Field Excavations in Zorita Castle – July 1st-19th, 2018By: 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 … More An Archaeological Field Report- ZC’18
Gabby Richardson is a 3rd year undergraduate Anthropology Major at the University of Guelph, minoring in Criminal Justice and Public Policy. Gabby is an aspiring archaeologist with a passion for travel. She’s been to 18 countries… and is still counting! For her next big adventure, Gabby will be going on exchange to the University of … More About Gabby Richardson
Adrianna Woodburn, or “Adri” as Gabby and her friends call her is a 4th year student at the University of Guelph majoring in Honours English. She’ll be following up her BA with a Masters degree in Gothic Literature. Adri loves writing, reading and learning, so it’s no surprise she’s studying English! She published her first … More About Adrianna Woodburn
By: Gabby Richardson