Category: France

Exchange Year Food France

Recipe: Pot-Au-Feu

A Traditional French Repa I recently was given the honor of trying the traditional French meal Pot-Au-Feu (pot of fire in English).  It is a special meal that used to be a typical meal for the middle class French family.  However in the modern age the time and preparation it takes, it has become a […]

Food France

The Welsh Special, Lille

What to eat in Lille France I have been to Lille several times now, it is a melting pot of different cuisines, restaurants, and tastes.  So today I decided to share with you a special dish in Lille that I think everyone should try at least once.  It is called The Welsh Special. I tried […]

Culture Exchange Year France

Lessons I’ve Learned From My First Month in France

French Culture Today is officially a full month that I have been living in the North of France with my French family.  It has been amazing to fully experience France for the first time.  I have traveled around in France before, but actually living with a French family, speaking the language, and going to school; […]

Culture Exchange Year Food France

Eating Escargot

Escargot Considering the fact that I would be going to France for a year, I decided it would be a good idea to start getting used to eating meat.  Now I was raised vegetarian for 14 years of my life, by choice.  However while traveling around in Spain I had my first taste of meat.  […]

Culture Exchange Year France

French Private School

French Catholic School So after a week of travel from Washington State to the VERY North of France I was jet lagged and tired and not even a full day after I finally arrived to my host family, I got the great joy of starting school…lucky me. I wasn’t sure what to except at my […]

Exchange Year France Travel

Starting A New Journey

Headed back to France! As I have mentioned before I have decided to be an exchange student this year!  After long and hard contemplation I decided on the country France.  I absolutely loved my time in France a few years ago and I have always wanted to learn French.  So I applied!  This March I […]

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