Saint-Cyr-Sur-Mer, Montpellier, and Avignon.

Last week all IAU students were on vacation, giving us the opportunity to travel before the school year is over. My cousins from Germany drove down to AIX to spend some time with me, including Easter, which was nice. Having a car made traveling on the coast convenient, and each day we traveled to a…

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Bandol & Cassis

          This weekend, I went to the regions of Bandol and Cassis to visit vineyards & wineries with my Wine Economics class. Domain Souviou, located in Bandol, is a vineyard with over 51 hectares dedicated to the cultivation of vines and olive trees. Although the first family to settle at the estate can…

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↱ London ↰

I enjoyed the trip to Paris with my religion class; below are a few photos from the weekend.                  Saint-Denis                            Grand Mosque of Paris                 Sainte-Chapelle     …

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Spring break in America

I was unable to visit Portugal for spring break, and oddly enough, returned to the U.S. for the week. It was nice seeing my family and friends, although certain circumstances weren’t ideal. I was, however, able to make my way to Rollins for a couple of days before returning to France, and lucky enough to…

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Planet Provence

Life in Aix is busier than expected. Between work and school, the week is extremely busy, and time continues to fly exponentially. My internship is with a small company called Planet Provence, which offers customized & private luxury tours to discover Provence and Corsica. My job consists of helping create private wine tour packages, writing…

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Monte Carlo→Les Orres

I’ve been in Aix for about three weeks now, and I’m finally getting accustomed to a schedule. IAU is the name of the school I attend, which is about a twenty-minute walk from where I live. The school is small and has a total of approx. 200 students. Similar to the structure at Rollins, attendance…

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Pre & Post Departure

The past ten days have been extremely eventful. Before my arrival (today) in Aix-en-Provence, I visited my roommate in Morocco and my friend + family in Paris. Morocco is beautiful, and I’m pleased that I was finally able to visit the country. My roommate lives in Casablanca, although we spent the majority of our time in Marrakech….

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