Florence V: Just My Luck- Part 3

New Generation Festival-Night II During intermission, I head to the food station in the garden with Anne and she helps me place my order in Italian. Anne enjoys a gelato while I eat my vegetarian sandwich and we have a lively discussion about her experiences living in Italy. When I get back to my seat […]

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Florence V: Just My Luck

New Generation Festival-Night II When my alarm wakes me up, I head to the bathroom to get ready and this time I am not as nervous as I get dressed. I don’t try to leave a bit earlier as I did the night before and I don’t even put as much effort (or time) into […]

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Saint Jean Cap Ferrat

I ended up in this little hidden town called Saint Jean Cap Ferrat that was not at all on my radar. Cap Ferrat is nestled right below  Beaulieu sur Mer which I fell in love with on a trip there during my study abroad days.  I decided to visit Beaulieu once again on this trip. […]

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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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Best Night Ever

I had the best night ever. So after calling Stacia to find out where we would be meeting, I got ready and headed to Wayne’s. Marthe, Brandon, Michael and his friend, and Stacia had already pregamed before getting there. I met them at the bar but the bartender was very rude so we left. We […]

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The Synchronicity of Seashells

On Friday, I slept in then was online all day and in the evening we had les coquilles Saint-Jacques for dinner. This is synchronicity because I (along with my fellow program mates) had just had a private tour of Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Jacques in Toulouse last weekend. The coquille (scallop shell/seashell) is the sign/symbol associated with Saint Jacques […]

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Partying & Speaking Dutch

The evening when I got back from Toulouse, I found that Jen was waiting for me to return home so that we could go to V’s B-day celebration at Jams. We took the tram and ran into Amie and Lu while walking there. Once at Jams, I spotted Grace first and then said hi to V, we took […]

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Toulouse in a nutshell

So I woke up very happy for some reason today, on this last day in Toulouse; maybe it was because the sun was shining and it’s been very grey all weekend. Marthe, Brandon, Stacia, Alex, and I started the day by taking a guided tour of the city which I enjoyed then We had lunch […]

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