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Exchange Year Through My Eyes Travel

Being an Exchange Student

Going Abroad Being an exchange student.  This means different things to different people.  For me I have both been an exchange student, hosted an exchange student, and befriended many exchange students.  You can go abroad all over the world and experience a completely different life.  What does this mean you ask?  It means leaving your […]

Europe Exchange Year France

Changing Host Families

Life with a host family I had been living with my host family near Lille for 5 months.  In the beginning I had the usual ‘honeymoon stage’ where I was just so incredibly happy to be in France that I was happy no matter what.  That stage lasted from September 4th to October 1st.  It […]

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 […]

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