Nous avons explorée…..Dijon

Nous avons explorée…..Dijon

Hello wonderful people! I know it has been a while since I posted. It has been a busy week but I finally got some time to upload the Dijon pictures I had promised! Our visit to Dijon, the home of Dijon mustard, was amazing! It was my first TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse) experience, as … Continue reading

Week 3 & 4!!!

Week 3 & 4!!!

Another amazing two weeks have gone by! Having been sick all of last week, I did not do much other than go to class then stay in bed and watch movies/sleep all day. Honestly, having the flu is bad but having it in a foreign country is even worse! I am much too used to … Continue reading

J’ai explorée….Lyon

J’ai explorée….Lyon

On Wednesday morning, my three-hour Human Resource Management class ended early as the prof had to meet some people! :( I must admit I was a little thrilled as this meant I had almost a day to go explore this wonderful city!!! I visited Fourvière Hill, La basilique notre-dame de fourvière, the Metallic tower of … Continue reading

Week 2…

Week 2…

  This week has been both amazing and busy!!! To begin with, NO INTERNET PROBLEMS all week… plus only 3-hour Intensive French lessons every day, leaving us ample time to get a lot done… SO FANCY… 1.    Registration going well on Monday! My appointment literally took about 3 minutes, and I am officially registered in … Continue reading

France Month by Month…..

Ms Favier-Townsend was kind enough to give as a breakdown of the major events that take place in France all year long! Given the length of this list, it deserves a post of its own! Here goes… 1.    JANVIER •    Le jour de l’an, Jan 1st (New Year’s Day): Like in many other countries, the … Continue reading

Weekend sans l’internet….

Weekend sans l’internet….

SO FANCY…..(Saturday/Sunday post) 1.    The little girl at the Parc de la tete d’or doing Gangnam Style as she waited for her gaufre (Waffle)! 2.    Getting a free SFR sim card from the lady at Internity including 5 Euros pre-paid credit! I was able to text home to let everyone know that I had been … Continue reading

awkward moment …

awkward moment when you are in the “ladies” and a GUY walks in behind you….and heads to the urinal??….you are about to scream at him!!…then you realize…you are in France…..yep, unisex bathrooms…

ORIENTATION…..

ORIENTATION…..

Orientation began today! I was looking forward to this as I knew I’d meet some awesome people and get an overview of what the term would be like! It was a great start to the Introduction course offered by the SELF program, which is scheduled to last for one and a half weeks (Including one … Continue reading