The Dreaded Visa Appointment (that was actually pretty chill)

It started with a nightmare. I woke up in a panic with that awful acid-under-your-skin feeling you get when you majorly f#&% up. Like when you forget your mom’s birthday or ask a… Continue reading

Floating French Sheep: A Netflix Review

I can sense my college roommate’s eye roll already… but I don’t care because I MUST tell you all about this French Film. Well, TV series actually. Everyone with Netflix (and honestly if… Continue reading

On Getting My Placement and the Internal Struggle That Ensued

So I’ve received another email from TAPIF and I am so excited to announce that I’ve been placed in the commune (suburb) of Paris, Sèvres! Now, if you’ll recall, in my last post… Continue reading

It’s official: I’m going back!!!!

In case you couldn’t tell by the excess of exclamation points, what was just a dream back in January has become a reality! This morning I woke up to the best email I’ve had since… Continue reading

Post Grad Plans: TAPIF

Well, it’s official! I just kicked off my final semester here at NAU and the bright shining beacon of graduation is so close I can taste it! While this is extremely exciting and… Continue reading

International Education Week

Happy International Education Week, my readers! “International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the… Continue reading

Just Go

For those of us who have travelled, going abroad seems like a small feat. For me it’s the same amount of stress or excitement involved in simply getting a new job or planning… Continue reading

“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang

The Hostel / Kindergarten Connection

At all the hostels I’ve been to, there’s always been at least a few people I’ve met traveling solo. Each time I heard the answer, “Yep, I’m doing a three-month backpacking trip across Europe… Continue reading

Spreading the Word

ISEP has been kind enough to choose me as an ambassador for their programs and since I’ve returned to NAU I’ve definitely been promoting study abroad as much as I can! I love… Continue reading