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My first apartment in Paris, 2008

Warning: Know Your Rights And Responsibilities as a Tenant in France

The first time you rent an apartment in Paris, you might not know what to do. Especially if you're rent an apartment for the first time ever. And that's OK. The laws are different, and you don't know how to protect yourself, and you're already having a rough time finding someone, anyone in Paris who will […] Continue


10 Things You Should Know About Your Rights and Responsibilities as an Intern in France

Internships in France are highly regulated, and there are lots of rules that both companies and interns must follow to make sure that the internship is successful and respects French labor laws. If you're planning on doing an internship in France, here are the basic things you need to know about the status of intern: […] Continue


Weekend Trips: Verdun Battle Site and Cemetery

If you're interested in European history, you may want to visit Verdun in La Meuse, the site of one of the biggest and bloodiest battles of World War 1 and the impressive cemetery nearby. Only about 3 hours from Paris by train (change from the TGV to the local train in Metz or Meuse), Verdun […] Continue


Warning: Make sure you meet the student visa requirements for France

Whether you're coming to France for a semester in an American program, or coming independently for a year or more, you'll need to get a long stay visa at your local French consulate several weeks before you leave. Visa appointments at all consulates must be made online several weeks in advance, meaning you should plan ahead. The visa […] Continue


Scholarships for Study Abroad: Bourse Emile Boutmy at Sciences Po

Sciences Po is a great school with an excellent reputation, but with a price tag of €13.700 per year, it’s very expensive compared to other programs in France. And unfortunately, it’s not on the short list of French universities that are eligible for FAFSA financial aid. The advantages of a Sciences Po education are many. […] Continue



How to Watch US Netflix and Access Location-Restricted Content in France

Liberté, égalité, fraternité or Liberty, equality, fraternity is the French national motto. If someone is going to be traveling to France, they should be prepared for a nation that highly values itself on democratic values and principles. However well this might make you feel on the inside, it might not be as helpful when you […] Continue

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