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To Do In: Budapest

February 22, 2017

Listen while reading! Fisherman’s Bastion This is a must do. The structure is beautiful and includes a beautiful aerial view of the city as well.  Central Market Hall A huge indoor market with food and souvenirs. If you don’t find something there, you won’t find it anywhere else in Budapest. Chain Bridge St. Stephen’s Basilica Hungarian Parliament Building Shoes on the Danube Bank Thermal Baths…

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To Do In: Amsterdam

February 3, 2017

Canal Tour Ride a boat through the city and learn about everything it has to offer. I Amsterdam Sign Huge letters that you can climb and take pictures with. Heineken Experience There’s a reason it’s called an experience. There were so many activities I didn’t even know where to start. The best part is there is a bar at the end where you can get…

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Complete Travel Guide to Paris Arrondissements

January 7, 2017

ar·ron·disse·ment (noun); an administrative district of certain large French cities, in particular Paris 1st Arrondissement Musée du Louvre The most well-known museum in Paris and home of the Mona Lisa. Don’t try to do everything in one day, you will be overwhelmed. Having a tour guide is also a good option. Palais-Royal This courtyard used to be filled with shops. Police were banned from entering because…

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To Do In: Barcelona, Spain

March 30, 2016

The first time I visited Barcelona this semester, I saw all the sites, but wasn’t there long enough to really appreciate the culture. The second time I went, I was there for longer, not by choice. My flight back to Paris was actually cancelled because of a French air traffic strike. So my friends went back to where they came from, and I stayed in…

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To Do In: London

March 5, 2016

Big Ben: obviously everyone knows Ben. I even follow him on twitter haha London eye:  A ferris wheel made for having an aerial view of London, I didn’t go on it since I’m afraid of heights, the line was long, and it was more expensive than I thought it was worth. But some of my friends went and recommend it. Buckingham Palace (the changing of…

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To Do In: Brussels, Belgium

February 10, 2016

When I was younger, my mom went on countless business trips to Brussels and that’s all I knew about it until I finally visited. I traveled there for a European Business Culture course, so the first day was spent in class. But the classroom we were in was in the EU building which was really interesting to see. We had lunch with all the EU…

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Day trip from Paris: Champagne, France

January 29, 2016

Reims is in the Champagne region of France. The TGV (high-speed train) from Paris only took 45 minutes. First, we went on a tour of the Pommery Champagne House, which was very interesting. The tour was 90 km underground in the chalk caves. It was a mixture between history, the champagne-making process, and art displays. Champagne is my favorite drink and I never realized how…

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Day trip from Paris: Fontainebleau

January 19, 2016

My first trip outside of Paris was a last minute decision to go to Château de Fontainebleau. We took the metro, a train, and a bus to get there. We also got lost walking, even though it’s a huge palace and we should have seen it from where we were. Once we arrived, it was obvious that we were in the right place. Fontainebleau is a beautiful…

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Paris Guide: Montmartre

January 13, 2016

The first part of Paris I explored was Montmartre. I went on a tour around the area and learned a lot about it’s history. My favorite part is the view of the city from the church, Sacré-Cœur. It’s amazing how beautiful buildings can be.…

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Bonjour Paris

January 7, 2016

I have wanted to study abroad for years now and the time is finally here. I packed my things in one morning and moved to Paris for the next 5 months. My airport and plane experience could not have been easier. I arrived in Paris and joined about 20 other people from Clemson University who are studying abroad with me. I found out my classes…

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