Category: France

Pick pocketed or misplaced: How my passport, bank cards and money disappeared in Paris

What’s the first thing you think about when you think about visiting Paris? Probably taking pictures at the Eiffel Tower, strolling down the Champs Elysee or eating at some of the best restaurants in the world. Well, that is definitely what I had planned with a group of my friends, but those plans were soon ...

3 Euro 3 course lunch, Yes please!

Something I have thoroughly enjoyed during my stay here at Sciences Po Reims has been the delicious AND nutritious lunch that is served daily at the school cafeteria or ‘resto U’ as the French call it. A 3 course meal for just 3 Euros, I know it’s quite hard to believe this so I shared ...

On Saturday….we have classes!

I woke up in sheer horror this past Saturday morning to a text from one of my classmates in my French class stating that our French class was half way through. It was 12 noon, I had just woken up, recovering from the long week of assessments and sleepless nights I endured during the week, ...

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Why I decided to stay with a host family

It been a good month since I arrived in Reims and I must say living with the Delcourt family has been great. Before I decided to study abroad in France, I wrote a few goals that I wanted to achieve whilst I was there, one of which was to stay with a host family, not ...

Au Revoir Paris!

If you chose Paris & London as your Dual city program, you will likely have a week off before arriving in London. This is an awesome time to travel and explore your interests. During my break week, I decided to stay back in Paris. Although I love to travel, rather than country hopping I thought ...

Eiffel in love with the city!

Your first visit to Paris can be overwhelming because there is so much to see and do while you also get comfortable with a new culture and language! Here are a few tips and trips so you can fall in love with the city like I did. On our first Friday in Paris, ESCE took ...

Roommates by chance, Friends by choice!

This guide will give you an insight into the study-life balance and living with new, unfamiliar people. As an international student, you will be able to meet a lot of interesting people either in class, at a class tour or you may be sharing the same room or apartment. I was lucky enough to encounter the ...

How to be a Parisian 101

Here is a guide on how to be a Parisian during your three weeks in this incredible city! I have included things you can do between all the studying and sightseeing that are beyond the usual tourist traps. Because hey, when in Paris, do as the Parisians do! Stroll & Bike One of my favorite ...

My Parisian Home

Moving to a new home is tough and if your new home is altogether in a different city, the moving process becomes more intimidating. Here’s a guide to help you acclimate to your new environment quickly. #1 Do your Research As cliché as this may sound, trust me, do it. In a different city there ...

7 things to keep in mind before departure

1.Universal Adapter for Charging The power outlets outside of America are different. A universal adapter can be very handy. I actually forgot about this and borrowed my roommate’s for first couple of days. I was lucky enough to find one from an Office Depot a few steps from my home in Paris. 2. Talk to ...