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… Continue reading To Do In: Barcelona, Spain
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.… Continue reading Day trip from Paris: Champagne, France
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… Continue reading Day trip from Paris: Fontainebleau
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.
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… Continue reading Bonjour Paris