It's winter! I'll just leave most of my snow stuff in Colorado....Strasbourg doesn't get that cold, right? Oops. Vraiment oops. FYI, Strasbourg can get really really effing cold. And the humidity makes it feel much colder than the air temperature. Thankfully, I have discovered the magical world of Decathlon, the relatively low-priced sporting goods store. … Continue reading L’hiver
In between my attempts at helping French children learn English (muuuch easier said than done), I have been getting into holiday mode. I promise, I actually spend time working, but that isn't as interesting or as photogenic as these other things. Here are some photos of my first international Thanksgiving (4 Americans, 1 German, 3 … Continue reading Holidays!
La vie strasbourgeoise: I am slowly making my way around Strasbourg and other parts of Alsace. Lots of cool things to see, do, and eat! Recently, I went on a day trip to Basel, Switzerland where I met some friends. It's a lovely city, though it's about 5x more expensive to do anything in Switzerland compared to … Continue reading Exploring Alsace
Bonjour! I now have a bit of free time and internet in my lovely dorm room, so I will update you all on how week 1 went. First impressions: Strasbourg is lovely. French people eat a lot of bread. I had the best white wine of my life last night (Alsacien Pinot Gris), and the … Continue reading Week 1 updates