A French Internship

Now that I’ve completed my internship with 750grammes/Junggle I wanted to look back at these past two months and do a bit of an evaluation of myself. The biggest question I want to ask is this: if I had the exact same internship in the states would I act differently? Let’s break it down. First…

Speaking like a Native

Living in a foreign country is an experience unlike any other. Especially when the language is completely different from what you normally speak. It can be a bit challenging when you still have so much to learn in said foreign language, but when you slowly start being able to have conversations with the native speakers…

The World is a Stage

Have you ever heard that Parisians think of the world as a stage? Their very passionate and expressive nature depicts this idea perfectly. Just after being here a week I have already picked up a few French mannerisms. Yesterday, I said “ooh la la” in reaction to something surprising I read. It just happened. But,…

Arrive, sleep, eat, sleep

I trained into Paris with an older man playing the violin a few seats down from me. I felt like I was on a movie set as he played. Trees turned to quaint houses and apartments covered in green vines all nestled into the morning mist. The balconies housed an assortment of items ranging from…

Hurry up and Wait

Traveling, in general, consists of hurry up and wait. Hurry to the airport-wait in line. Hurry to your terminal-wait for the plane. This time, I’m hurrying and waiting for Paris.