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Christmas markets, graffiti tours, opera visits, wine tasting, Ernest Hemingway and Miss Dior

Hi everyone! I apologize for the delay between posts. My time in Paris is winding down and I have been trying to fit in as much as possible in my last few precious weeks here. Here’s what I’ve been up to! 1. Shopping! Marché aux puces, le Marais, la Gallerie Lafayette, Christmas markets on the […]

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1 train, 5 bus rides and 2 plane rides later… I’m back in Paris!

So, as you can probably tell from the title of this post, last week involved lots of travel for fall break. 1st stop: London I arrived in London on Friday evening with two of my friends after a Chunnel ride from Paris. We checked into our hostel and went out to explore the city and have […]

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Munchen

Last weekend, I traveled to Germany to go to OKTOBERFEST!! I landed in Munich late Friday night and took the metro with my good friend from high school who is also studying in Paris and was traveling with me. Luckily, we found our way onto the right train line and headed to our hotel room. […]

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Three Weeks Later

Because I have officially been in Paris for three weeks, I thought I would share some things I have learned so far: 1. A shower head in France = a hose in America. Also, I guess French people don’t like shower curtains. Needless to say, together, the hose situation and the lack of a shower […]

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A Weekend in Normandy

I spent this past weekend in Normandy with all of the Boston College students studying abroad in Paris this semester. It came at a perfect time because it was the weekend between the end of my intensive French class and the start of my classes at La Sorbonne. We left very early on Saturday and […]

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Bienvenue à Paris!

Bonjour à tous! I have been in Paris for just about two weeks now and haven’t had much time to breath, let alone write about my experience due to all the orientations, intensive French classes, homework, tours, and weekend soirées. But the time has finally come, and I have beaucoup of things to talk about! I am […]

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Let the Countdown Begin!

Today, as I was eating yogurt, I noticed that the expiration date on the Chobani container was September 12. At that moment, I realized that on September 12, I will be 3,624 miles away from my home walking the streets of Paris (maybe eating a nutella crepe? Or wearing a beret?…who knows). And even though […]

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Summer Travels

On Sunday, my family and I returned from our vacation in Europe. We had an amazing two weeks touring Europe and, even though we just got home, it seems like the trip was a bit of a dream. I feel so incredibly blessed to have gone on this trip and visited such beautiful places with […]