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7 Travel Accessories You Definitely Need for Studying Abroad in France

Traveling abroad for an extended length of time can be challenging. Not just because you're away from home, and in a new country, and speaking a new language, and all that jazz, but because you only have one suitcase and you can't bring all of your shoes! Whether you're studying abroad for a semester or […] Continue


3 Lies TAPIF Tells You

In the days when I taught English as part of the TAPIF program, the whole process was much simpler. There weren't that many applications, it wasn't super-competitive, and all you had to do to get placed in a specific académie was show that you had a place to live or that you were enrolled in […] 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


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What to Expect from Your OFII Medical Visit in France

A few months after you arrive in France, you'll get a letter from the Office Français de l'Immigration et de l'Intégration, or OFII, making an appointment for you to come in for your OFII medical visit. Once you get this letter, stating the date and time for your medical visit, clear your calendar for that […] Continue


Paris Park in the Summer

Warning: 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Study Abroad in France During the Summer

It's hard to leave your home university for a semester. I get it. You don't want to leave your friends or your dorm. You have classes to take towards your major that you need to finish. And you'd have to give up your post as Vice President of the Something Cool Association. So you may […] Continue


30 Free Things to Do in Paris in November

Looking for something free to do in Paris in November? Here's our pick of the best free (or under €5) expositions and performances this month: An exposition of artisanal works by Norwegian and Parisian artists. Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday through November 10. Gallery Collection, 4 rue de Thorigny, Paris 3rd. Metro Chemin Vert, line 8. Exposition of the […] Continue

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