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On The Street Where I Live! Bonjour Paris!

On The Street Where I Live! Bonjour Paris!

It took about one crazy year and eight packing attempts but I’m here!!!! Bonjour Paris! The flight went well besides the sniff sniff is that the French person in front of me? I wasn’t able to sleep – fail! So I’m in a little bit of…

Applying for a Student Visa Part 2

Applying for a Student Visa Part 2

Se fini!!! I got my Student Visa today!! I can now go to France legally for one year!!! hurrah!!! Getting it has been quite the process. Check out Part 1 for the full scoop. The full process (minus getting my acceptance letter from Le Cordon…

Budget Friendly Ways to Learn French

Budget Friendly Ways to Learn French

Bonjour mon amie! Learning le Francais is a huge priority for me with my move to Paris to attend the Cordon Bleu seemingly right around the corner! yikes! I learned Spanish all through school. I never thought I’d need French because when you’re in Texas,…

Applying for a Student Visa in France Part 1

Applying for a Student Visa in France Part 1

ai! As of this very second I am printing out my acceptance letter from the Cordon Bleu- a little less than 2 months from my start date. eek! Super exciting and nerve raking especially because of how long each step has taken so far. You…

Meters Squared to Feet Squared: Apartments in France

Meters Squared to Feet Squared: Apartments in France

Two and a half months till I’m hoping on a plane for Paris! eek! I feel like questions are starting to get answered and we’re getting places with tax, visa, bank, and phone talk. Then there’s the apartment. It has been so hard to find…

Round One of French Paperwork Done: Allons-y!

Round One of French Paperwork Done: Allons-y!

phew! It’s been an hour plus and three computers were involved- but! the first round of paperwork for my visa is complete! It might have been done with a chuckle and a fist clenched at the ceiling, ‘ahh you French system!!” and those three computers……