Paris: My Host Family Experience (Part 2)

Bonjour, tout le monde! Crazy to believe the it has been almost a year since I wrote Part 1 to this study abroad/host family experience. It's also incredible to realize that it's been over three years since my study abroad experience, which I believe really shaped my passion for living in France. From the last … Continue reading Paris: My Host Family Experience (Part 2)

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Paris: My Host Family Experience (Part 1)

Bonjour! If you've ever studied abroad in a foreign country before, then you may or may not have opted to live with a host family. Host families can be a good way to meet locals, practice your targeted language with, and overall learn more about the day-to-day life and culture of the country you're in. … Continue reading Paris: My Host Family Experience (Part 1)

10 Things to Expect When Living in France

Bonjour à tous! ...so you're planning to move to France? Whether you're going abroad to work or to marry the Frenchman (or woman) of your dreams (one can dream, can't they?), moving to a new place, let alone halfway across the world, can be a daunting experience. Even after you finish dealing with all the … Continue reading 10 Things to Expect When Living in France

Paris: My Study Abroad Experience

Bonjour, mes amis! Like many college students, I also studied abroad during my undergraduate years. Out of all of the places that I could've gone to-- Florence, Beijing, Rio de Janeiro-- I chose Paris, home to the famous (and questionably phallic-looking) Eiffel Tower, its romantic views of the Seine River, and of course, the fact that it's the … Continue reading Paris: My Study Abroad Experience