Scenic Florence

I feel so much brighter today. I spent my mid-morning finishing the walking tour of Florence then made a pit stop at the Piazza Santa Croce before crossing the river to the other side of Florence. The walk alongside the river was pleasant. I visited the Rose Garden, which is quite beautiful, before climbing the […]

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Canal in Brittany

I will be spending the next few months living in Northwestern France in the region known as La Bretagne or rather Brittany (to the English speaking world). Being in Paris for the past seven days had been a hectic experience and I was glad to be moving on to my new town where I will be teaching for […]

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Paris: First Time Around

Paris & Versailles, France 2 Years Later… I’m on a new journey back to France and my first stop is Paris (which I didn’t get to see last time around). The following is an account of my first trip to PARIS! + video Day 1 After landing, I got my bags checked in, got my […]

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Beaulieu sur Mer

Imma let you finish but….Beaulieu was one of the best places of all time! ~Beaulieu sur Mer, France Pardon my Kanye inspired outburst but, how do I explain my absolute favorite place that I visited during my stay in France? The beauty, the calm, the soul bending experience of touching the purely divine. It helps […]

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Monaco III: Palace to Casino

The day after the Best Night Ever Stacia, Marthe, Brandon, Michael and his friend Al , and I went to Monaco.    We had originally planned to visit the Palace in Monaco but learned thatit was closed to the public after trudging up the huge incline leading to it. We did not end up being disappointed […]

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Bus Tour of Nice

Today we went on an open bus tour around Nice. The town is really beautiful. We got off at the stop for Musée Matisse and went through an ancient amphitheater- Arène de Cimiez, past the museum (which was a pink house), through the park and garden- Parc et Jardin des Arènes de Cimiez, into a Franciscan church […]

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