Stumbling out of bed at 6:30 in the morning isn’t as magical as most would assume, at least not for someone who isn’t a morning person. As my grandmother and I took line 6 to Charles de Gaulle Étoile I knew we were in for a treat. First we got a little lost taking the… Read More Magical Day in Disneyland Paris
This past week I spent with my Grandma, who came to visit me during my exchange in France. During her week here we had a tight schedule. We saw Paris, Lyon, Aurillac, Clermont-Ferrand, and Disneyland Paris. But for only spending one day in Paris we had to get as much done without being too rushed.… Read More Paris in a day
As many of you know, I’ve been staying in France or more specifically Aurillac. Though this town is composed of about 30,000 people, there are many decades of history. I’ve been lucky enough to learn and gather as much as possible over my many months here and I’m happy to share it with you guys… Read More History of Aurillac
Summer’s just around the corner and there’s so much on my list of things to do! Just recently one of my friends said she wanted to hike the Appalachian Mountains. Looking into it we found out that it was almost a 6 month hike to finish the whole thing. And that was just #1 not… Read More Planning a Backpacking Adventure
Before getting into things I wanna let people know that I am NOT a travel expert or experienced at all so, everything written in this travel guide are some tips and tricks, places to see, and other things! For spring break I spent one week in the South of France with two of my close… Read More Marseille Travel Guide
If you ever just happen to stumble into Marseille there a few things worth noting. Yes, you can check out the Notre-Dame de la Garde, the Vieux Port, Palais Longchamp, and all those other things you get when you search Marseille into Google but, one of that things that I highly recommend is Le Parc… Read More THE Calanques
So last month I posted something on Facebook asking people to write me some questions they had for me regarding my exchange, life in France, how applied, or just really random things. I also am partnering with my good friend from Maryland who is on exchange with me. So, some of the questions my be… Read More Exchange Questions
Last year I was watching Switched at Birth and there is one scene that really stuck out to me. There was this girl, who was deaf, in the hospital and she was trying to tell the nurses she was allergic to a certain type of medicine. She struggled to tell the nurses and doctors that… Read More Why I'm choosing ASL.
Oh how time flys. Before leaving everyone said it was going to be fast and honestly I didn’t start to see how fast it was going till my friend Gina stayed with me in December. She’s here for 5 months so, at the end of January she leaves to go back home. Realizing that she… Read More Halfway point
You want to understand more and gather more vocabulary in the language you’re learning? But you don’t know how. Well, what I recommend is picking up a book in that language and buckling down because it may take awhile but, I have some tips that will not only help you understand more of the book… Read More Tips for reading books in another language.