Crazy Travel Stories #7: That One Time I Lost my Phone in Iceland…

Recently, I’ve come to realize that, in my three years of traveling Europe, you can never be too careful with bad things happening on the way. You can plan and be cautious all you want, but when it comes down to it, there will be incidents out of your control and it’ll happen all the same. In other words, shit happens.

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Life Update #9: Reflections on my First Year as a Lectrice (and summer plans)

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As of two weeks ago, I can say that I’m *officially* done with my first year as a lectrice d’anglais. Following a three-week vacation all over Europe, I returned to France to proctor rattrapages (make-up exams for students who’d failed English this past year) and otherwise to sort out renewal logistics for the upcoming year. I would say that it’d been both busy and not busy, which made for an interesting combination.

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Life Update #8: First Year as a Lectrice…done! (and vacation time)

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It’s been a while since my last “Life Update” (back in January, I believe?), but in any case, I’m writing to keep you up-to-date with what has been going on in my life since then. From returning from my long winter holidays to teaching second semester at the university, a lot has happened…and at the same time, not so much.

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Crazy Travel Stories #5: That One Time I Took Drugs in Amsterdam…

When it comes to traveling, I admit that I tend to play it safe. I’m not the most adventurous, as I tend to plan out my itineraries and stick to them once I arrive in a new destination. My intentions for my travels are to visit the well-known sites and monuments, perhaps try out a couple of lesser-known, off-the-beaten-path places, and call it a day.

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