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Just Peachy

Oh, la la, I have to tell you about Coffee Break French on Radio Lingua.  I’ve studied french for a long time (minored in it in college) but since I don’t have the chance to speak it very often, I try to keep up by listening to french radio, watching french movies and reading.   131 more words

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One hundred percent Lorraine

Pau and I spent this past weekend with one of my English colleague and her family. I’m pretty sure I heard “c’est typique Lorraine” over a hundred times! 703 more words

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What I learned in Dijon

Or rather, what I’ve finally come to terms with. 

Travelling is hard but travelling solo is harder. Many of the travel blogs I’ve read so far always have a positive, up-beat tone and I thought,  599 more words

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Top Five Things to Start Your Trip Right

Dear future Krystal,

The next time you find yourself running with a backpack and frantically checking your watch for the time to see if you’ll make the train or not, please refer back to this post (again). 749 more words

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The time the French stopped the Germans

I’m sure you are wondering, which time? Haha no but really…I’m talking about les batailles de Lorraine en 1914 (the battles of Lorraine). Yep that’s right. 570 more words

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The time I fought a crow in Nancy

Okay not really. But there I was quietly sitting on a bench in Parc de la Pépinière eating my baguette, salami slices and Brie cheese (yes soooo French of me) when a crow landed just five feet in front of me. 717 more words

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That time I hiked Mont Donon

The skies were gray and promised rain in the afternoon. No matter, the southern Californian part of me donned athletic shorts, a sweater, hiking shoes and my trusty forest green Kanken backpack and took the train to Baccarat where one of the teachers lived. 303 more words

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