Category: Paris + London (Dual City)

Hello London

“Let new adventures begin.” – Unknown Hello everyone and greetings from London! My adventures in Paris have finally come to a pause (not an end because one day I will be back) and though it was hard saying goodbye, I am happy to say hello to London and to start new adventures in the city ...

No Cure

“Though I often looked for one, I finally had to admit that there could be no cure for Paris.” – Paula McLain, The Paris Wife Bienvenue les amies. C’est moi, Joella. This week was action packed compared to last week because I had more time to go out and explore more of Paris. And, I ...

Stay With Me

“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” ― Ernest Hemingway Bienvenue les amies, je m’appelle Joella. ESCE, the school I am currently studying for the Paris + London Program is ...

Breathe it All In

“Breathe Paris in, it nourishes the soul.” – Victor Hugo Salut les lecteurs et bienvenue, je m’apelle Joella. I don’t know about you guys but this has been the chilliest week I have had in a long time. To be honest, a couple months ago my life was in shambles (literal shambles) and daydreaming about ...

A Walk in Paris

“Paris… is a world meant for the walker alone, for only the pace of strolling can take in all the rich (if muted) detail.” – Edmund White Salut les lecteurs et bienvenue, je m’apelle Joella. Have you ever had a pop quiz? I’m pretty sure almost everyone can answer this question as yes. But have ...

Weekend at Belgium

“Paris is not a city, it’s a world.” -King Francois the I Salut les lecteurs et bienvenue, je m’appelle Joélla. In this journal, we continue our journey in Paris, the city of love❤. Today is Thursday which marks the end of my school week at ESCE and the beginning of my unprecedented weekend in Brussels ...

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The Secrets of being a French

“A walk in Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and the point of life” – Thomas Jefferson Salut les lecteurs et bienvenue, je m’appelle Joélla. Let me just start by saying Philadelphia you’re great and I love you but I think I’m falling for Paris; And it’s not you, it’s me…friends? 🙃. If you ...

Cheers: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

I had to make a separate post to talk about my amazing day I had getting tickets to see the sold out London play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. At 5:30 in the morning on Saturday, August 20, myself and two other friends woke up and trekked over to the Palace Theatre to queue for ...

Cheers: Eye Love London!

After almost three weeks here in London I have to say that I could definitely see myself living here. I love the vibe of the city and the people here are unbelievably kind. My housemates and I have been trying to do as much as we can to take advantage of this beautiful city. This is hard, however, ...

Cheers: First week in London

It’s surreal to think that it took less than 2 hours for a new adventure to begin. Early in the morning on July 29th, all of the Drexel in Paris/London students coincidentally took the same train to our next destination, London. Once we checked into our new place we met our brand new roommates who were ...