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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
  • Crêpes? Fancy Pancakes?
    By Kira F.
    Happy National Crêpe Day! It is an incredibly simple dish: some flour, eggs, milk, butter and you are set. Every French person and their mother gets together and celebrates this...keep reading
  • Foie Gras
    By Kira F.
    Foie Gras. It's controversial. It looks gross. It's delicious. This weekend I did the Frenchest thing I have done to date and I learned how to make it! I gathered...keep reading
  • SNOW MY GOD!!!
    By Kira F.
    When I say that this past weekend was life changing, I mean it. I, the girl from Georgia, got to experience real fluffy/pure/fresh/freezing snow. As stupid as this sounds, my...keep reading
    By Kira F.
    What does one think when their is no time to think, only time to find safety. What can one do when they know that around them there are people who...keep reading

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