Eating Paris: Le Comptoir

Le Comptoir (9 Carrefour de l Odeon) is a Paris classic.  Loved by the late Anthony Bourdain, this unassuming bistro will blow your mind.  They don’t take reservations, but this place is absolutely worth the wait. Located in the bustling left bank of Paris in the Saint Germain neighborhood, Le Comptoir serves a combination of…

A Day in the Life- Follow Me Around!

Today I thought I would do something a bit different and fun!  I created a photo diary (sort of) of a normal day for me.  There was no school today so I just ran errand, did some work and then a surprise at the end!  I am going to try to keep the talking (ok,…

Weeks 15 & 16: More Personal Time with Paris

Over the last two weeks, my days have been filled with school and final trips to the places I love most in Paris.  I finally went to the Jardin du Luxembourg- I was saving it for warm weather- and it was so absolutely gorgeous that I went back this weekend!  I have also been trying some…

Week 14: Friends in Paris!

For the month of May I have made an executive decision- don’t worry, I reviewed it with my board of directors- to stay in Paris for the remaining weekends.  “But that is 4 solid weekends that you could be traveling,” you might be thinkin.  My reasoning for staying in Paris is rather simple:  Paris is…

Week 13: Just So I Don’t Fall Behind

I realized that I usually write my blog posts Sunday night, therefore my Spring Break was technically three weekends long and I only wrote about two. SO in efforts not to mix up my counting or throw anyone off, let me just update you on a Week 13. Basically, I returned home from Spain on…

Weeks 11 & 12: Spring Break in España

For spring break, our university generously gave us two weeks off.  (Shout out: Robert Sorbonne). For our two weeks off we decided to travel to Spain- what better way to forget all the French we have learned throughout the semester??  Here is a summary of our trip including the links to the hostels I enjoyed…