Return to America!

  I have now been back in the states for a little over a month, and, honestly, not a day goes by that I don’t think about my time in France. I had such an incredible time. I miss the friends that I made, the town that I called home, and my wonderful host family….

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My Birthday in Paris

This past week was my fall break from IAU, and I must say it was incredible. I not only got to travel to some of my favorite places in France, but I got to do it all with my parents and I got to see some old friends. There will be more to come about…

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The Markets of Aix-en-Provence

Last week for my Cross Cultural Studies in Food and Culture (French 306) class, we were required to walk around the market and observe what makes the markets of Aix famous. After making our observations we were to write an article that encapsulates the entire experience of going to the market. I thought that sharing…

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Packing and Re-Packing

Tetris. That’s what packing everything felt like this morning as I prepare for my French adventure. I had finally gotten everything zipped into my suitcase (something that proved to be far from easy). I was finally packed and ready to go…or so I thought. I thought it would be a good idea to weigh my…

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