Week 9: Staying in Paris and A Book Market

This week Lena’s Dad was in town!  So I got to tag along to some of their dinners/ activities throughout the week.  Besides that I had the usual.. school and food and various other tasks. Over the weekend- Lena and her dad went on a trip to Normandy- so I basically just hung out by…

Week 8: Ich Sah Berlin

This weekend I traveled to Berlin!  I have a lot of feelings about Berlin, not bad just not really sure how I felt about it all.  To start out, I would like to preface this post by saying that I have literally heard nothing but wonderful things about Berlin!  I know people that have both…

Week 6: Parents in Paris & a trip to Versailles

This week my parents were in Paris!!  So exciting, I know.  They rented a lovely apartment in the Marais, right near the St. Paul Metro stop.  It had an elevator and a DRIER which is a HUGE deal because my home stay has neither of those things.  Needless to say, I lived like a queen…

Week 5: A Weekend in Paris

This last week/ weekend I did not travel, but rather spent some time bonding with Paris.  As much as I love traveling, it was definitely nice to stay home, relax and not worry about catching the train/plane/bus. Friday after our classes, Lena and I headed to this exhibit that we had passed a few times…

Week 4: Adventures in Belgium- Beer, Chocolate, & Too Many Frites

Last weekend Lena and I went to Belgium- and by Belgium I mean Brussels and Brugge, specifically.  We spent Friday evening and all day Saturday exploring Brussels and then on Sunday morning we checked our bags into a locker at Brussels Midi Station and jumped on a train to Brugge. The first thing we did…

About Studying Abroad in PARIS

Since I have been here for a few weeks now, I am basically an expert on studying abroad in Paris so I thought I would write a post answering a few common questions I get: Q: Do you need to know French to study in Paris? A: This really depends on the program you are applying…