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911: Program These Emergency Numbers into Your French Cell Phone Now

From the time we were small, 911 has been pounded into our heads as the emergency number to call, but unfortunately, it's not universal. And if you have an emergency in France, calling 911 isn't going to work. The last thing you want is to be caught by surprise and not know who to call […] Continue


5 Steps to Writing an Excellent Rapport de Stage for Your Internship in France

The rapport de stage is organized in 5 main sections that describe the details of your internship, your projects and experiences, and provide a summary of how the internship contributes to your personal and professional development. The introduction to your rapport de stage should summarize how you found the internship you completed and how you […] 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


How to Exchange Your Foreign Driver’s Licence for a French Licence in 5 Easy Steps

If you're thinking about staying in France for any length of time, you may want to consider exchanging your driver's licence for a French driver's licence. Doing so within the first year of your arrival in France will mean that the process is much easier (well, easy for France, anyway!) and will not require you […] Continue


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5 Places to Study Abroad in France Other than Paris

Studying abroad in Paris is one of the best experiences you can have in college, but Paris is a huge city. It's also one of the most popular cities for students to go to, with hundreds of thousands of foreign students coming to Paris every year. If you're not sure you want to study abroad […] Continue



31 Free Things to Do in August in Paris

All the Parisians may have left Paris for the month of August, but if you're hanging out this summer, there's still lots of stuff to do! Here's something free or for less than 5€ to do every day this month: 9:00 PM, free entry. 21 rue de Charonne, Paris 11th. Metro Bastille, lines 1, 5, […] Continue

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