Bonjour! My name is Luisanna and I am majoring in communcations with a concentration in public relations and double minoring in French and international relations. I will be studying abroad in Besancon, France improving my French and immersing myself into the culture. Studying abroad has always been a dream of mine and I want to share my experiences with you all.
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Readjusting to my life in NY and all that jazz!!
It’s been more than a week that I have returned from Europe and I am not going to lie that I wanted to stay in Europe and not come back ahhaha. Who can blame me? The way of life is slower, the food is amazing, the wine is divine andmy french was improving! But I
Barcelona and London for the Holidays!
After I finished my semester in Besancon, I embarked on my well-deserved holidat vacation! For my christmas vacation I spent it in the beautiful palm-city Barcelona. My friend and I were so excited to spend time together and enjoy the plesant weather and indulge in the delicious spanish cuisine. The first meal we had when
Besançon you will be missed!!!
Today is my last night in Besançon and I could not have been happier to have studied abroad in a city like it. It’s not big like Paris but it’s abundant in beautiful mountain views and welcoming people. One of the reasons I chose Besançon was because I wanted to be challenged and improve my
Last Day of Classes!!
Yesterday was my last day of classes of my fall semester. It was bittersweet. It was the ending to the beginning of beautiful friendships, travels and learnings. My class and professors all went out to lunch together to celebrate the end of the semester. It was a lovely way to end a stressful semester but
Sightseeing in Switzerland!
Never would I have ever thought that I would have the opportunity of visiting Switzerland more than once. So far I have visited five cities in Switzerland: Basel, Bern, Geneva, Gruyere and Lausanne. All of the five cities are unique but my two favorites were Bern and Geneva; they both had breathtaking views of the
French food and chocolate what more could I ask for?!
I am so fortunate to be studying in a city like Besancon, which is open-minded about sharing cultural experiences. Two weeks ago, I participated in the first ever “Invitez le monde a votre table”, which in English means “invite the world to your table.” This event gives international students the opportunity to share a meal
Oh la la…vive la cuisine français!!!
One of the many reasons I was very excited to study abroad in France was because of their FOOD! French food has this reputation of being one or of course the french would say the best cuisine in the world. From my experiences thus far, I must say French food is AMAZING!! From the cheeses
Bonjour Ca va? French Cultural Habits
One thing I did not expect to happen to me so quickly and for the duration to be long was getting sick! Being sick abroad makes it worse because you don’t have your mom around, and your primary doctor and you just feel like the world is going to end (dramatic of me perhaps?). But
One week down and many to go!
It was 6:45 am, 7 hours and 45 minutes when the plane landed in Paris, France on Wednesday September 2, 2015. My heart was pounding with excitement that I had finally made it to France. The long flight was worth the wait to see the beautiful country I had always dreamed of visiting and that
Et Voilà, France in One Week!!!
The baguettes, the cheeses, the wine, the Eiffel Tower and its landscape are some of my favorite aspects of France. Since my first French class in high school, I had always dreamed of one day visiting the beauitful country. Now that I have the opportunity in college, I am beyond excited to fulfill my dream and