Tag: dual city

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 ...

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 ...

4 Pro Tips for Paris!

Facing culture shock is very normal in a new city. You can simply google and look up tours and top things to do in a city. The best way to get insights into the culture and about the general way of life is from someone who has visited before or is a local to the ...

The Story of the Lost Passport!

One of the worst things that can happen when you’re traveling is losing or having your passport stolen! My situation was a little different than a typical lost passport scenario. During early May, two months before my Study Abroad was scheduled to begin, you won’t believe, the UPS mailing service lost my passport!  How did ...

Battle of the Dual-City Program

As I come to the end of my study abroad experience, I would just like to reflect on the experiences I’ve had over the past two months. I cannot believe I survived two months in two different countries! This experience has been incredible and I can’t thank my parents enough for making this possible. Madrid ...