Category: France

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Skipping the Louvre

One of the first things you learn about Paris as a tourist is the grandeur and appeal of the Louvre. Located near the Seine, it's beautiful glass pyramids and fantastic collection of art work. Yet my class on contemporary art, does not go to the Louvre on a class day. Rather it focuses on the ...

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Prologue: Paris and London

  I describe college career as a walk on a glass bridge. As a dual degree between studio art and biochemistry one of the first questions I always receive is why, followed by a some variant of how. The truth is, both subjects are inexplicably mixed-- as they have been since the beginning. Artists in ...

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Bulls Meet World, Paris

When moving your life to a new country you need a place that feels like home. Where after a long day you have someone to talk to, and is interested in what happened. I am very fortunate to have found that home in Paris with my host mom. To have a little background knowledge on ...

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Bringing in Spring in Rouen !

After three months of cold weather in Paris, I am Finally able to bask in the ambiance of Spring in Rouen! Aside from Rouen's Beautiful architecture, Rouen is the perfect city in France to visit when you become home sick. It is rich in nature filled with mountain tops, hills, gardens, and parks behind beautiful ...

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Changing Purpose

If you asked me four months ago the amount of impact studying abroad would have on my life I would've answered that question very differently from what I know now. Studying abroad has been one of the most rewarding, and difficult experiences I have ever gone through in my 20 years of living. I thought I ...