Exploring new countries. Seeing new things that most people only dream of. Making new friends that last a lifetime. Making new memories that you will be telling for years. Study abroad is about new things. However, it is difficult when all you want is something familiar. During my two semesters abroad so far, I have had the time of my life, but it has not been easy.
Yes Parents, We’re Studying Too
When you think about study abroad, you think traveling, meeting new people and having the time of your life. This is all very true: I have made so many great friends and had life-altering experiences while abroad. But there are also those classes that I have had to attend, as well.
Bienvenue à Nantes!
I had never spent a single New Years outside of California. At least not until 2017 rolled around. Since my program in Nantes, France began on January 3, I decided that it would be cheaper and more fun to spend some time with my friend in London before making my way to France. Did I mention that this is my first time in Europe?
Experiencing Paris – A Moveable Feast (Part Two)
When I first thought of the plan to go to Paris, I realized much of what I wanted to see was centered in the third and fourth arrondissements. At the very center of this area is the famous “Le Marais,” known for its numerous art galleries and design shops, the place where Parisians hang out often. Continue reading “Experiencing Paris – A Moveable Feast (Part Two)”