There are lots of ways to take advantage of your resident expatriate status during the TAPIF
Packing for TAPIF (Teaching Assistant Program in France) is no easy task.
A few TAPIF tips to help you take care of business and make the most of this fleeting opportunity
The heart and essence of France is not Paris, it’s the cultivated countryside.
My personal outdoor-exercise drug of choice: mountains.
French bureaucracy is all about jumping through hoops of seemingly arbitrary height and width.
Being an ocean away from so many of the people I love can be lonely and guilt-inducing, and I don’t know if I would have spent so much time here if it weren’t for Skype, Gmail, and Facebook, my tripartite magic portal.
Many Americans have a mental image of “French Life” that runs somewhere along these lines: smoking at outdoor café tables, bicycling alongside a river with a baguette under an arm, wearing scarves and generally looking “chic,” drinking wine while discussing culture and art. And of course, all of this takes place with the Eiffel Tower as backdrop,…
Every time I go to London, I love it more.
For how long can I intelligently examine and criticize a place I’ve abandoned from the inherent safety and ignorance of distance?