Sudtirol

Here are some photos of my time in Sudtirol (South Tyrol), Verena's home region. It's Italy, but it didn't feel Italian. In fact, this was my 2nd trip to Italy and I still have yet to visit the major tourist areas (Rome, Florence, Venice,  Cinque Terra, etc.). Photos from the valley where she grew up:   … Continue reading Sudtirol

Teacher life update

For my friends and family I'm in touch with regularly, you already know some of my thoughts, frustrations, and negative experiences working as a language assistant in a French middle school and high school through TAPIF. So far, the main things I do like about this experience include getting to live in Strasbourg, meeting and … Continue reading Teacher life update

Morocco 2 of 2

As I was saying, Laila, our train compartment-mate on our long trip to Fes from Marrakech, completely changed our entire trip. After only about 1-2 hours of sitting together on the train, she had already invited the three of us to stay at her mother's (empty) apartment. After a few more hours of conversation in … Continue reading Morocco 2 of 2