Crazy Travel Stories #9: That One Time I Got into a Car Accident in Lyon…

It's been a while since I last wrote a "Crazy Travel Stories" post. Not to say that nothing crazy has happened to me recently, but I've been preoccupied with updating my adventures from this summer. I'm sure that I'll write about the details of some "crazy" adventures I had from those trips, but until then, … Continue reading Crazy Travel Stories #9: That One Time I Got into a Car Accident in Lyon…

10 Differences Between Being a TAPIF Assistant and Lecteur d’anglais

Salut, tout le monde! Today marks the first official day of the TAPIF contract. Hundreds of assistant.es-- new and returning-- will be starting their seven-month stint of being a language assistant in France. Whether it's teaching in école primaire, collège, or lycée, hundreds of individuals from all over the world will experience a school year of instructing their respective … Continue reading 10 Differences Between Being a TAPIF Assistant and Lecteur d’anglais

1000 Follows! (and 25 Facts About Me)

Greetings! A couple of days ago, I hit 1000 follows on my blog! It's been three years in the making, but I'm very happy to have reached this milestone. I thank all of you who continue to read and follow my adventures on this website. In return, I would like to dedicate this milestone to … Continue reading 1000 Follows! (and 25 Facts About Me)

Top 10 Georgian Dishes You Need to Try

Besides many people never hearing about the country of Georgia, it's even less likely that they would know what Georgian food is. In fact, I didn't even know what it was until I tried it for the first time in 2018 in Prague at a small, Georgian restaurant. Since then, I've been to Georgia itself, … Continue reading Top 10 Georgian Dishes You Need to Try

Thoughts on Independence Day (as an American expat)

This year marks the second year that I've been abroad for the 4th of July, with last year being on vacation in Peru. This year's in France, as I'm taking full advantage of my time here before I leave. As I'm writing this, I'm on a train through the south of France, where temperatures have … Continue reading Thoughts on Independence Day (as an American expat)