why I’ll never buy almond butter in France again

About three weeks into my eight-month stint here in France, I began craving almond butter. I missed slathering it on apple and banana slices, drizzling it on top of hearty smoothie bowls and, I'll admit, eating it straight out of the jar with a spoon. At first, I tried to suppress these cravings because I … Continue reading why I’ll never buy almond butter in France again

the french and their amour of baguette

It comes as no surprise that the French love bread. If it wasn't for the baguette, they would have nothing to spread their fromage on every night after dinner and they wouldn't have anything to dip into a hearty beef bourgonione. Ah, quelle horreur! Everyone here has their favorite boulangerie, and lunch-time conversation often revolves around the friendly … Continue reading the french and their amour of baguette

la vie à vendôme: first impressions

I’m not entirely sure where to begin because I am a bit overwhelmed from the past few days, but I suppose that’s to be expected when moving abroad. Traveling from New York to Vendôme is no easy feat, especially when hauling three obscenely heavy pieces of luggage in addition to carry-on duffels and cross-body bags. … Continue reading la vie à vendôme: first impressions

5 reasons I decided to move abroad after graduation

Senior year of college brought with it all sorts of feels, the most prominent of which was an impending sense of doom mixed in with lots and lots of nostalgia. That may sound dramatic, but I loved the person I had become after four years in college. I loved my friends, the activities I was involved in, and … Continue reading 5 reasons I decided to move abroad after graduation