No matter what you do to prepare yourself for your study abroad trip there’s always going to be something you didn’t think of or things you wish you’ve done. Well, being in France for ~4months now I’ve realized that I’ve forgotten some things and also found out some cool souvenirs/ keepsakes that I want to… Read More My recommendations to foreign exchange students.
Back on my old blog I asked people I knew to come up with stereotypes of French/Euopean people. We all know stereotypes can’t be 100% trusted because sometimes it may be one persons bad experience or a miscommunication of cultural differences. But, in today’s blog I am here to set the story straight, or at… Read More Myths of Average Americans
Another month, another weekend with AFS! Before this weekend even started I was so nervous because all of the foreign exchange students were putting on a show. Here’s what we did: Had to talk about our countries and bring things that represented our country. (said in french) Talent Show (yup a talent show and p.s.… Read More AFS Noel Weekend
Decided to share how I spend most of my weeks here in France. I also included more than one day because my ‘daily routine’ constantly changes.
There were over 300 kids in Paris who were all studying abroad in France. With that comes many friends and BEST friends left back at home. I decided to write about one of my best friends point of view on the situation since I am studying abroad right now. Hopefully this will make everyone else… Read More Having A Best Friend Who Is Studying Abroad? Q&A
When you meet new people or you choose to study abroad people are going to ask where you are from. Kinda a no brainier. But it’s funny when you explain where you are from and no one knows where it is. But anyway, I found this super funny and kinda interesting.
Not only am I here, in France, learning french but I am also learning Italian at school. And those who know, know that I was taking Spanish too but, I decided to drop the class because I was really here in France to LEARN french and all the languages were getting a little overwhelming. Plus… Read More Easy steps to learning a language.
As we all know there will always be some sort of cultural shock when visiting a new country. And I am no different. Being here for about two months I have noticed a lot of differences between my home country and France.