Just Live

This is it. The semester is ending, finals loom over your last week abroad, and you’ve got to buy a new suitcase to get all of your clothing home. So what do you do with your last week abroad? Just live. My time abroad has confirmed my original thoughts about...

Spring break! (Text+Videos of Athens!)

Bonjour a tous! J’espère que tout va bien pour vous!   I’ve just returned from a wonderful excursion and I thought I’d share some of my experiences outside of France!   One of the wonderful things about studying abroad in the EU is fairly inexpensive...

Spring~Greece

  Bonjour a tous. I can’t believe I’m saying it, but it’s been 3 months in Paris Wow. I can’t even begin to think about my time abroad ending. It really hit me, being so close to the end, when I realized I’ve been here long enough to say...

Photos from Provence

Bonjour a tous!   Last weekend the Skidmore in Paris program took a three day excursion as part of the program.   This year we went on an amazing trip to the south of France and visited the Provence region, as well as a hop over to Languedoc.  The trip was filled with...

Baked goods in Paris

When you think about Paris, no doubt something that comes to mind is delicious baked treats.   Naturally I was hoping, as an aspiring baker myself, to partake in numerous fresh made croissants, try every flavour of macaron, and all the fruit pies i could find.   So I...

Check out the new Photos

To view the gallery, Hover your mouse over the “about” link from the home page and click the link called “Paris in Color”. Enjoy!

1.5 Months Down. Advice on the Parisian Adjustment.

*Advice from a temporary Parisian* It’s steadily approaching spring break season in which I’m sure many parents and friends from Skidmore will be traveling this way to visit those of us in Paris.  I thought, it’s only fair to share some advice that...

Mass at Notre Dame de Paris || Video

Check out this video of a mass I attended at Notre Dame.  The video features shots of the famous stained glass rose windows, the music of the grand orgue (organ, currently being restored), scenes of the amazing architecture, and a shot of pilgrims from all over the...

Military State Living – OR NOT

Bonjour à tous!!! I’m sure plenty of you, if not all, have heard about the recent attacks in Paris and wondered how it would affect those of us studying abroad for the semester.  It’s only natural that friends and family would be worried after such brutal...