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5 Reasons to Ignore Conventional Advice and Make Expat Friends In France

When you come to study abroad in France, you'll probably hear a lot about how important it is to immerse yourself in French culture, speak only in French, and make friends with French people so you can learn about France and have a connection to people living here. All of that is true. Hardly anyone […] Continue


Need a Job in France? Apply to TAPIF as a Local Recruit

If you applied to TAPIF last spring, didn't get accepted, and ended up coming to France as a student instead, you may still be looking for a way to make ends meet while you take French classes or work towards a master's degree. If you'd like a regular job teaching English 12 hours a week […] 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


3 Steps to Canceling Your Internet Service (Without Paying Fees)

The first time I left France, in 2008, I thought I'd canceled my internet service. I dropped my Orange Livebox off at an Orange boutique in my neighborhood and gotten a receipt, written a letter to the service abonnement, and sent it off with paperwork showing that my visa was expiring and I was leaving […] Continue


5 Study Abroad Programs in Paris for Students Who Don’t Speak French

If you're in college and you've never taken French before - or if the only French you've taken was way back in middle school - you may think that studying abroad in France isn't an option. After all, it's a bit tricky to take classes in a language you don't understand. N'est-ce pas? But the […] Continue


Jenny & François Selections: Paris Wine Bars

A friend of mine from Middlebury studied abroad in Paris last year, and her husband was in the wine business. He just posted this cool link on Facebook this afternoon. Jenny and François Selections is a wine importing business, and on their website, they not only describe the different types of restaurants where you can […] Continue

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