Tagged with Paris

permis de conduire

permis de conduire

I have been freaking out all day about something that to many, will seem silly. And every few seconds I think it is too, then I change my mind and think it’s important. As avid readers know, I arrived in France November 2012 on a student visa. By November 2013 I changed my visa status … Continue reading

Avignon + Pont du Gard + Uzès + Paris

Avignon + Pont du Gard + Uzès + Paris

This weekend was so wonderful. My BFs family is from the Suburbs of Paris. His younger brother just moved to Toulouse and with my BF in Antibes … his family is pretty far apart now. In an attempt to get everyone together for a weekend, we all met outside of Avignon this Saturday. Friday night, … Continue reading

Crackdown on Airbnb & Uber …

Crackdown on Airbnb & Uber …

I cannot for the life of me remember why I tried Airbnb for the first time. You’d think it’d be somewhere on this blog that I have had for nearly three years…I am too lazy to look (based on my inclusion of a link…I found it 😉 ). But I have yet to be disappointed. … Continue reading

I am a MARATHONER!

I am a MARATHONER!

As you can probably infer from the title, I have officially joined the Marathoner club! Can you believe it?!? Be prepared for a long post, the history leading to the race and my First Marathon experience. Let’s start with some numbers: 5 months of training, 62 actual training runs, I did training runs in 5 … Continue reading

My recent French frustrations: part 1

My recent French frustrations: part 1

It’s been a while since I really talked about any frustration living in France. I think in part because I started to settle in and loved my little apartment (though not the commute), I had the great support of my BF and I was making friends here and overall Marseille, France was beginning to feel … Continue reading

Yearly Wrap up – 2013

Yearly Wrap up – 2013

I liked the format of another blog I saw … what my year brought me, a month-by-month summary: 2013 janvier: got a great new years  gift of strep throat and made my first visit to the french doctor fevrier: welcomed my awesome friend (and former Penn State roomie) Hayley. We traveled all over France (Paris, … Continue reading

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