France: Adventure Time!

Hi Everyone! My classes are done and finals taken! Some people decide to leave immediately for home, others, like me, take a while before heading back. I have one month to explore before returning home! Study abroad is an adventure so don’t forget to treat it as such! Explore your host country! Find cool, unknown…

France: Finals!

So. This is it. The end of the semester. Finals. A part of studying abroad is adjusting to things that are different to your culture. I don’t know about you but when I think about different things I think food, greeting customs, etc. Big things like that. What I do not think about is testing…

Weekend in Rouen: France

This weekend was Easter Sunday, and the French take the Monday off too, which meant no school for me! I went to visit my boyfriend who took me on a surprise trip to Rouen in the north of France! It was fantastic! The north of France is all green spaces even in the city! I…

Halfway Point: Orléans

My adventure is half over guys :(. I think my study abroad needs to be extended a little longer! And that my friends is one thing I’d recommend for you when you study abroad. Go for a full year if you can and not just a semester. I feel like I’m finally getting into the…

Vacation! Orléans

So recently my school had their two week winter vacation. I know. Classes just got started and already a two week vacation! So me and four other girls that I had meet here decided to spend twelve days in Spain and Italy having a grand old time. However, the vacation did not go as planned….

First Week in France!

First week here has been great! Rough but great! I got into France at 6am a week before classes started and a day before I had to take my placement test! It took all day to get to Orléans and figure out where my dorm was, as well as, get checked into the university and…