The Latest from France

Nov 2 4:43am
Paris

10 Metro Commandments

by Christella

One of the benefits of living in Paris is how easy it to get anywhere within the city; There are buses, trains, Ubers, taxis, motorcyclists and my personal favorite, the metro. As a tourist, you might be tempted to get on a tourist bus that drops you off at specific touristic locations, but today I want to encourage you to do something different. I've had friends visit Paris for a weekend and spend way too much on transportation when they could be putting that money elsewhere.

Nov 1 8:30am
Nantes

The Ultimate Guide to 'Économiser' in Nantes

by Miah

When I arrived in Nantes I came mentally unprepared for the barrage of necessary costs that comes with living in a foreign country. Rather than panicking, I've built an arsenal of strategies to help myself ensure I'm not dead broke at the end of the year. This is the result: An ultimate guide to economizing your money in Nantes!

Oct 29 11:26am
Nantes

Growing Pains are a Side Effect of Growth

by Miah

In this blog, I address some of the uglier side effects of the evolution we all experience during study abroad. In the end, when approached with a learning-mindset, even regret can be turned into a positive.

Oct 25 1:40pm
Nice

How To Say I Am Full When In France

by Maddy

Living with a host family in France means spending a lot of time at the dinner table eating copious amounts of delicious food, but sometimes you simply cannot eat another bite. Here are a few phrases you can use to say “I am full” without offending your French host.

Oct 25 1:05pm
Nice

The Reflections of A Diabetic Abroad

by Maddy

Studying abroad can be overwhelming enough but add diabetes to the mix and it only gets more complicated. Here is my personal reflection on some of the unexpected trouble I had managing my diabetes abroad and a few tricks I used to get my blood sugar level back on track.