Category Archives: France

Guest Post: Parisian Thanksgiving

November 25, 2010 As you guys all know, today is Thanksgiving— or as it is crudely translated into French, le jour de l’action de grâce. This is my first Thanksgiving in all 21 of my Thanksgivings that I have been away from … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Working In France

When I decided to study abroad in Paris, I hoped I would learn some French, experience a new culture, and get to eat some fantastic bread. I had never studied the language before I went abroad, but I thought classes … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Paris, France

March 23, 2011 I’m starting to forget English. No, obviously not completely. But I can tell that my fluency in French is drastically improving. First, I’ve nearly completely stopped translating conversations into English. If, in a conversation, I hear a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Pau, France

January 9, 2011 Hey guys! I couldn’t write for a few days because you have to eat a certain number of baguettes before the French will allow you to use their internet. Just kidding, I’m lazy and there’s no WIFI … Continue reading

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