This week I leave to go home from Paris. It feels so surreal that the summer is ending and fall semester starts in just a few weeks. I feel as though I arrived in Paris last week and I already have to go. However, this summer has been one of adventures. One of meeting new people, … Continue reading It’s Not The End, It’s The Beginning
Last week I had a vacation within my vacation. Studying abroad is just like an intense immersed vacation; I eat whatever I want, go wherever I want and spend way more money than I would during a regular UF semester, but there's always the responsibility of class and homework lingering in the background. However, … Continue reading To Italy and Beyond
We started toying with the idea of going to Morocco two weeks ago. One of my friends teared up at the hope of fulfilling her dream to be Jasmine from Aladdin, but when choosing to venture off into a land more unknown than this one in Paris, experience a people we knew little about during a … Continue reading I Can’t Believe I Went to Africa
THE SUN CAME OUT IN PARIS, HALLELUJAH! I hope that from my last sentence you can pick up on my excitement. For the first week and a half that I was here in Paris it was cold and gloomy. Last Sunday, however, rays of sunshine broke through the clouds as my roommate and I did … Continue reading “The sun will come out tomorrow”
I know what you're thinking, "Wow what an original title!". Well, I've been working on it since I got here. It's been a little over a week since arrived in Paris and it has rained every day. Ok, I'm exaggerating but it feels like it has rained almost every day. Apart from my first Saturday here, … Continue reading Bonjour Paris!
I am sitting on my couch at home in Miami contemplating changing out of my pajamas and potentially starting my day. It is 2:30pm. I have not left this spot since I woke up, my fingers attached to my keyboard as I look up train & airplane fares and airbnb prices; option after option after … Continue reading Too Good to Be True
Valentina Otero is a University of Florida student studying abroad for Summer C 2016 in Paris, France. To learn more about her program, click here: UF in Paris - Business. What is your year and academic concentration? I am a 4th year, soon to be 5th year, Chemical Engineering major with a minor in Packaging … Continue reading Valentina: Summer in Paris