My first three days in Aix en Provence have been extraordinary from the get-go, from making friends with the local people to finding my regular food shops. To start things off, my new journey in France has taught me many new things from food to speaking in Franglais (French mixed with English). I have figured … More First Few Days in Aix!
Not long before we were originally scheduled to leave for our France trip, my mother unexpectedly passed away from a stroke. Stuck in a small town most of her life, my mother never travelled, and I knew that it was up to me to get out into the world for the both of us. I always knew … More Be careful with that suitcase! My mom is in there.
My first ten days in France were not only exhilarating but also informative. On day one in France, it dawned on me that one is free to safety roam around. So, we did a tour of Aix-en-Provence, the home of famous artist Paul Cezanne, who greatly influenced 20th-century abstract art. The first renowned site we … More My First Ten Days in France
Today is my fifth day of studying abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France, and I thought I’d use this blog post to provide a little insight into what I packed for the trip that has thus far been waste of luggage space, and what I wish I had brought with me that I didn’t. I would like … More To pack, or not to pack, that is the question.
I have been eagerly waiting for my study abroad program to begin. I have the air ticket ready. I will be visiting France on June 25th. I am enrolled in Averett’s study abroad program French Culture and the Mediterranean. This course will give me exposure to the outside and let me know how people in … More France, here I come!