Greetings! A lot has happened since my last Life Update back in August (can't believe how time flies!). I'm sure that it's not much of a surprise, since living overseas can, of course, come with plenty of experiences. But considering that this is my second year in the same city, with the same job, I'd assumed … Continue reading Life Update #11: Fall Semester teaching DONE!
Salut! Today marks three weeks since I found and moved into my current flat in France as a lectrice d'anglais. As I'd mentioned in my update post, finding housing was probably one of the more stressful things I've had to deal with since arriving, although in retrospect, it wasn't that bad. While not the most-perfect outcome (let alone expected), … Continue reading My Housing Situation in France (lectrice d’anglais edition)
Salut! Having lived in France for almost two years (with the exception of going home in the summer due to VISA restrictions), I have had my fair share of living in and experiencing housing in the country. From my first year as an assistante in a small town to my (current) second year as an assistante again in another … Continue reading My Housing Situation in France
Story time, folks. As you might know, I had no Internet in my flat for almost a month since arriving to France. In fact, it wasn't until earlier last week that I finally got it. Considering that it was no easy feat for acquiring such an essential piece of technology, I thought that I would … Continue reading How Internet Came to be in my Flat
Salut! Perhaps you've just arrived in France with no place to live, or maybe you're still in the States worrying about not having a flat once you're there. Granted, finding housing in France has got to be one of the most stressful things that us assistant(e)s/ lecteurs/lectrices/working-holiday students have to deal with, especially in an environment … Continue reading How to Find Housing in France