Tagged with French food

Vacation can be exhausting!

Vacation can be exhausting!

I was lucky enough to have my big sister come visit me in France for 9 days a few weeks ago and WOW did we do a lot! Hence the title of this post! At the end of this vacation we were both ready for a good long nap 😀 I will mostly post pictures, … Continue reading

A picturey post

A picturey post

A quick-like update with pictures that chronicle the past few weeks of life in France ! 1.) Grenoble: How cool is it that a high school friend happened to be backpacking Europe this summer!! She met me in Grenoble for a few nights and it was AWESOME catching up and seeing Grenoble and more importantly, … Continue reading

Best Spring Break EVER

Best Spring Break EVER

Long time no see followers! Sorry for the delay but I have just completed the 13 day whirlwind spring break with my Penn State Roomie Hayley! We had an amazing time – shopping, eating, meeting new people, seeing concerts, getting lost, finding our way again, tea and coffee, language barriers, running for trains, buses and … Continue reading

Weekends are my favorite

Weekends are my favorite

It is nearly impossible to go back to work happily after a nice weekend. I was lucky enough to have a good friend visit this weekend. Marseille graciously afforded us lovely weather and plenty of wonderful things to do! On Friday, when Alexandre arrived from Grenoble we went to dinner at a great little place … Continue reading

Visa appointment this week…

Visa appointment this week…

I am getting nervous folks…I have my student visa appointment in Washington DC this Friday at 845am! I have filled out the paperwork, as of yesterday I feel that my file is complete. Here is what is included , in detail … the extra stuff (that they don’t specifically ask for) is in italics: Receipt for Appointment … Continue reading

Apartment Search Abroad

Apartment Search Abroad

It is incredibly difficult to apartment hunt from abroad. I want to get something set in stone for when I show up in Marsille in November, something reasonably priced, near my work, near shops and stores, kind of near water 🙂 but I also realize that showing up in November and leaving at the end … Continue reading