Destination: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Spring Break has just started for many schools across the nation. Even if I am no longer in the education system, I would like to recount a couple of my Spring Break travels from previous years, back when I used to be in school. It brings back memories, and also the wanderlust that I always … Continue reading Destination: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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)

Destination: Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

For anyone who decides to visit the U.S., it's a matter of checking out its national parks. From the Grand Canyon to Yosemite, the country boasts plenty of sweeping landscapes filled with awe-inspiring cliffs, lush redwood forests, and wildlife all-around. I think as an American, we're proud of our national parks, as they not only … Continue reading Destination: Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

10 Reverse Culture Shocks I’ve Experienced in the U.S.

When it comes to the cultural differences between France and the U.S. (aka two countries which I've divided my time between for the last almost-four years), it's hard to believe that they can be so different while so similar at the same time. Visiting one or the other is one thing, but to live and adjust … Continue reading 10 Reverse Culture Shocks I’ve Experienced in the U.S.