If We Were Having Coffee (La rentrée est là)

If we were having coffee I would probably make an iced mocha, since the heat can be somewhat unbearable here in France. I would ask what you would like, make your drink and sit down (probably with an assortment of cookies because that’s what my mom taught me to do while having coffee with people. It is a social event). Continue reading “If We Were Having Coffee (La rentrée est là)”

The 12 Realities About Being an Au Pair

So you want to travel. You want to see the world. You want to be wanderlust. You have saved up enough money to buy a plane ticket and a few months abroad… but you know what would be better? Getting paid as you lived abroad. So after much googling, you’ve decided the path for you is au pairing. You were really good at babysitting anyways throughout high school, so what a great way to travel! Even though it is a great way to travel and indulge yourself in another culture, here are a few things you really will not realize until you have reached the other side of the world starting your new job with a family you barely know.

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Support Makes Dreams Come True

Support to Dreams
Senior Portrait: Brussels, Belgium 2012

A year ago, if you would have told me that I would be moving to France I would have simply laughed in your face and said, “there is no possible way that one, my parents would support that and two, I could afford it”. Continue reading “Support Makes Dreams Come True”