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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A Foodie’s Guide to London

Since I’ve arrived in London, I have not had bad food. I’ve found that the best way to get a sense of the local culture is to try the food. So, without further ado, here are some of my favorite foodie stops I have made so far: In London: There’s hardly anything more British…

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9 Things to Avoid When Visiting Frankfurt

Don’t make the mistakes I did. What not to do while visiting Frankfurt:     Expect to drink tons of German beer I’ll admit it; I didn’t do a lot of research before coming on this trip. But before leaving this weekend, I compiled a brief list of things to do, during…

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