As my time has come to an end in Lille, I'm of course very sad & thinking about how much I'm going to miss everything. I'm going to miss the food so much, the amazing sandwiches & cheeses & croissants & pastries every day. You can't just walk down the street at home & find … Continue reading The end of a beginning
I must say it’s very hard keeping up with a blog when you have the worst wifi in your dorm. Literally sitting in the hallway as I post this because no wifi in my room. First I will tackle Bruges, the “Venice of Belgium” – it was a nice town, more touristy than Ypres & … Continue reading Brugge, Bruxelles, & Normandie
Paris was a city that greatly amazed me & greatly disappointed me at the same time. First of all, I stayed at a hostel in a very sketchy neighborhood, Belleville, & didn’t feel safe at all. It felt a bit like Chinatown because of all the Chinese restaurants that lined the neighborhood. There were a … Continue reading Paris!
There is one word to describe my experience in Europe so far: exhilarating. I’ve been able to live in Lille for a week now & still not a day goes by that fails to put me in awe. First I’ll talk about my educational experience thus far. For my elective class, I have 4 different … Continue reading 1 Week Down (too soon)!
So I came here thinking I would fall in love with France & actually ended up falling more in love with Amsterdam. It is the most beautiful place I’ve ever seen with a magical atmosphere & the people are so nice. Also I must say the Dutch language fascinates me greatly – if I were … Continue reading Amsterdam!!! ❤
Bonjour a tous! After an 8h 30m flight to London & 2 trains to get to Lille, France, coming in with the mindset that a foreign country would be easy to navigate and that I knew plenty French to be able to get by, I stepped out of the train station into Lille & BAM! … Continue reading Bonjour Lille!
Courtney is a University of Florida student studying abroad this summer in Lille, France. If you want to learn more about her program, click here: Catholic University of Lille (European Summer Program). What is your year and academic concentration? I am a psychology major (behavioral and cognitive neuroscience) and on the pre-med track. I hope to … Continue reading Courtney: Summer in Lille