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Miranda Vickery
Nancy, France
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Despite that I enjoy school when spending time with friends-les vacances symbolizes a rest from work-which is appreciated by all. I was lucky enough to hop along on my host family’s yearly skiing trip to the Alps. At first this idea intimidated me, for I’ve never skied in my life,... Continue reading
Earlier this week was the STS trip to Strasbourg-the capital of Christmas. It's a beautiful city filled with adorable German style buildings embellished with extravagant decorations, and Christmas markets on almost every block. Not only was it a great opportunity to discover the Alsace region, but also to see everyone... Continue reading
One thing I love about my life here in France is that I'm constantly learning. From just two months I’ve had a lot of growth in my French, and I still have eight more months to improve. One of my favorite French sayings is "Aller se faire cuire un œuf"... Continue reading
I’ve come to realize that my study abroad is all about adapting. Adapting to living away from my friends and family. And having a new family, language, school, culture, and a million others. New family: From the start, my host family made me feel right at home. They welcomed me... Continue reading
There is a quote that says," A journey is incredible from its beginning." This perfectly describes the amazing start to my study abroad in France. Saying goodbye to my friends and family at home in Chicago now feels like another lifetime ago. From when the other exchange participants and I... Continue reading
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Aug 25, 2016