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  • Visiting an Old Friend
    By Reed F.
    Two years ago I did a short exchange with a family in Southern France. Axel, a fellow young man who grew up in southern France, spent two weeks living with...keep reading
  • Settling In
    By Reed F.
    My first week in Toulouse was not the smoothest transition I’ve ever experienced. My first time walking home I got incredibly lost. I ended up walking around searching for my...keep reading
    By High School Gap Year at CIEE
    Hi and Welcome! My name is Sarah and I am a gap student with CIEE. After my year in Toulouse I will be going to the University of Colorado at...keep reading
    Who am I?
    By Esaaba A.
    Hi all, My name is Esaaba Archine and this is basically going to be a blog about my Parisian experience. I hope you will enjoy the journey as we explore...keep reading
    Sick Nasty!
    By Kira F.
    Disclaimer: this post is more geared towards those who are looking for advice for their own Gap Year in Paris, but feel free to read anyway! There are fewer things...keep reading
  • Call me Princess Kira
    By Kira F.
    I love Paris, but I have decided to move. I’ll be packing my things this week and heading to my new home: Le château de Versailles. It's fitting for me...keep reading
  • Welcome, Moses!!!
    By Kira F.
    IT’S A BOY! On February 8, 2016 the CIEE Gap Year¨Program welcomed their new little miracle: Moses Milchberg. He weighed over 100 lbs and measured at a whopping six feet...keep reading
  • Le Brunch du Dimanche
    By Kira F.
    The French have mastered the art of “Sunday Brunch”. You can feel your life improving with every bite of fresh airy croissant and each sip of café au lait or...keep reading

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