Scandinavian Spontaneity

So here I am sitting in a Starbucks in Malmo, Sweden. How did I end up here? Because my internship is Tuesday through Saturday, I can’t do much traveling anymore. This Friday, however, was Veterans Day in France as well as America and I got the day off work. Everyone…

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A Trip to Edinburgh

You can’t see Edinburgh in a weekend, but if like me you’re determined to try! Here are some of the top places you should visit on your first trip (hopefully of many) to Scotland’s capital city. Elephant House – If you’re a Harry Potter fan this is a must-do in…

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First Days at a French Internship

So last week I began the second portion of my time abroad: the internship. While I’ve worked part-time jobs since I was 16, this internship has a lot of firsts for me: first full-time job, first job within my career field, and first job where I have to speak a…

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A Week in Central Europe

The Paris Internship Program (PIP) is divided into two 2-month sections: courses and internship. Between each section we had a week-long break which I spent in Central Europe. It was a great experience that I would recommend to anyone who has the opportunity! Some general tips for exploring Central Europe:…

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On Not Existing

It’s dusk. I’m sitting next to the Arno River. There’s a soft glow radiating from a Juliette balcony on the distant Florence hillside. There’s the sound of “Ave Maria” echoing from a lone street performer. There’s a bottle of corner-store limoncello sitting between my friend and me. “Nein, danke.” The harsh German…

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So, you say you want a revolution?

Just a 10 minute walk from the Crofton and here for the year you can find yourself emerged in a 1960s themed exhibit at the Victoria & Albert Museum titled “You Say You Want a Revolution: Records and Rebels 1966-70”. Admission to the general museum is free to students; however, special exhibits are…

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