A Metz of Memories – KOBICO – Described by some as “that annoyingly perky woman,” but by my close friends as a broody pessimist. Go figure. I’ve lived on both coasts of the US, the West Coast of England, and landlocked in Northeastern France.
An English Major in France – Laura - Bar-le-Duc, Lorraine, France – I’m a recent graduate of Kalamazoo College, hailing from the Chicagoland area. After studying abroad in Strasbourg my junior year of college in 2008-09, I couldn’t wait to get back to France. I applied to the Teaching Assistantship Program in France and was accepted and placed in Bar-le-Duc, France, in the Académie de Nancy-Metz, where I’ll be teaching in primary schools! I’ll be keeping you posted on my travails and travels while I navigate my way as an English major in France.
Chi Town to Small Town – France – Born and raised in Chicago where I met my French husband in 1998, I live in a small town near Metz,France with my husband and our three children.
Erika Abroad – I’m a 24-year-old hoping to find inspiration while living abroad. I’m going to be living in the Lorraine region in France for 8 months, teaching English to French middle-schoolers. I’m most excited about traveling and French food and just LIVING IN FRANCE!
Exploration en Anglais – I’m a 2009 Skidmore College graduate now in my second year teaching English in primary schools in Metz, France.
Kristie en France – I’m a recent college graduate moving to France to teach English for a year. I can hardly believe it, but if not now, then when? Emile Zola thinks so too: “Rien ne développe l’intelligence comme les voyages.”
La Belle Vie – Another year abroad blog, from which I will brag (and vent) about all the fabulousness (and shit) Nancy, France, has to offer
Mes Adventures en France – Jacqueline Witkowski – Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France – I am in France for one year. I just hope my French can keep up.
My So-Called Life in France – Half ramblings and musings, half straight to the point, take it or leave it, play-by-play commentary on my life in France.
Notes of a wanderer – Brittany - I’m currently living the dream: working and living in France for 8 months…who knows where it’ll take me?
The Adventures of an American Blonde in France – A short list of things I love in no particular order: France, pancakes, the feeling of running thirteen miles straight, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Dublin, my purple mountain bike, my funny French ex-roommates, éclairs, Ben. **Arch nemesis list: La Poste, France Telecom, people who play loud music on their phones on public transportation, people who interrupt me when I’m reading.
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