School’s Out for Summer

Today was my last day of classes at the Sorbonne, as well as my final for my UNC course. That means that I have today and tomorrow left in Paris, and I fly back to the US on Friday. I wish I could say that I was excited to go home, but I really wish…

Musées et plus

One of the most noticeable perks of studying abroad is that I have been able to use my Sorbonne student ID to access museums for free. Since our UNC course is on the history and culture of Paris, we have visited a couple museums and chateaux as class excursions. Louvre I have attempted to go…

Playing Catch-Up

I feel like it has been forever since I have written a post! This is almost 100% due to the spotty internet connect where I’m staying. I know I probably sound like a broken record talking about how bad the connection is, and I really wouldn’t mind being disconnected from the world if it meant…

10 Juillet 2014

Last night, Ben, our TA Emma and I went to a concert at a venue called Petit Bain. It’s an adorable boat docked on the Seine river with three levels – bottom being the stage and bar, middle a bar and restaurant, and the top a rooftop terrace. If the weather had been nicer, we…

Happy 4th of July!

I’m writing this on the metro ride to Musee d’Orsay because it’s the first bit of free time I’ve had in a little while. Also, as I’m sure I’ve said before, internet is sparse. For example, I had internet for 30 minutes at 7:30am yesterday and didn’t have it again til this morning. I’ve seen…