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Practical Study Abroad Tips from Someone Who’s Been There Before

This time three (!!!) years ago, I was returning from my study abroad experience in France and preparing for a whole new journey in London. Time really flies—it feels like just yesterday I was freaking out about moving to a country I had never visited before, anxiously awaiting the day of my departure. I still think about my study abroad experiences almost daily. I communicate with friends I made abroad; my career path and goals changed after I went abroad; my…

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Colourful Colmar: A Photo Journal

When we took our day trip to Colmar from Strasbourg, one thing that kept popping into my mind was just how colourful the adorable city was. Each building was painted a pink or a green or a yellow or…

Strasbourg Part 2

So we took a day trip to Colmar from Strasbourg after our first day there and when we got back, I made Siobhan walk to the other side of town to see the European Union buildings because I’m obsessed. The…

Strasbourg Part 1

Strasbourg was by far my favourite city on my trip around Europe. It wasn’t too big, it wasn’t too small. The buildings were absolutely gorgeous. The food was amazing. I tried some regional cuisine, had the best croissant in my…

A Short Stay in Marseille

We arrived in Marseille around dinner time and, after checking into our Airbnb, we walked to le Vieux Port to grab some dinner and explore before it got too late. We had picked a restaurant from Yelp but it…

Paris, je t’aime

Spring of 2015 marked my fourth visit to Paris. When I was initially planning my trip, I considered skipping Paris just because I had already seen it (and lived there) but I just couldn’t resist returning to a city…

Paris “To-Eat” List

We are reaching the final stages of planning our three week travel marathon and I am getting super excited (full itinerary will be released soon). I especially can’t wait to visit Paris again and get to enjoy in moderation binge…

36 Hours is Not Enough Time in Paris

One Friday, I hopped on a Eurostar with some friends to visit Paris for the weekend. You know I spent the summer in Paris and you also know my love obsession with pastries, something I was incredibly excited to experience again!…