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À toutes les gloires de la France !

By Alana Duncan at CIEE

Students discover the Chateau de Versailles.

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First Days in Barcelona

By Summer Love at CIEE

The first week is a whirlwind of new experiences and learning, and we're just getting started. Our journey began on Monday with a thorough orientation where students learned essential safety... keep reading

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Nothing’s “butter” than French desserts!

By Stephanie Kimlicko at CIEE

On Wednesday afternoon, students in the Honors Language and Culture program participated in a cooking workshop at L’Atelier Gourmand. They made two specialities from the Brittany region: “petits sablés bretons”... keep reading

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God of Rain and Water, “Chaahk!”, Tour of Merida

By John Boyle at CIEE

Gritando in Mayan to the powerful God of Rain and Water, “Chaahk!” With hands held high and voice booming across the rain stricken open sided bus, a Cuban WaWa, our... keep reading

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Our first few days in Paris!

By Tracy Gallo at CIEE

Bonjour from Paris! Upon arrival, Sunday, we were greeted with smiles from the local CIEE staff. We were brought to our residence where each student received keys to their own... keep reading

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Exploring Sa Rápita

By Paulina Molina at CIEE

Greetings from Mallorca! Our students are getting settled into their new routines here on the island. Not only have they been immersed in Spanish language and culture but also actively... keep reading

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First Days

By Elise Carlson at CIEE

One of the most important aspects of our program is sharing time with Argentinian families. What a great way to share experiences in the target language while building important relationships... keep reading

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Nothing "Toulouse" — c'est parti !

By Taron Ware at CIEE

Le voyage forme la jeunesse. Is there any better way to express our hopes, goals, and ambitions for this summer in Toulouse? Travel broadens the mind. As Program Leaders, we... keep reading

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Jet-Lagged Journeys: Students' First Encounter with Host Families

By Emily Lin at CIEE

As the plane descended into Shanghai, excitement mingled with exhaustion among these students embarking on a journey of a lifetime. After a long flight that traversed states, continents and time... keep reading

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Marhaba!

By Stephanie Humphrey at CIEE

Marhaba! Welcome to Rabat! We have had a great first few days of our Arabic language & culture program! We arrived in Casablanca on Sunday morning and students met their... keep reading

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First Tour at the Duomo!

By Ludovica Mancini at CIEE

Ciao a tutti! Today was a pretty special day for the students, students took part in their very first Italian class by Professoressa Valentina and Professoressa Katia! They learned basic... keep reading

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First few days in Milan

By Francesco Campobasso at CIEE

Ciao a tutti! This is the first blog post of the program, and I don’t know where to start! The first few days were jammed packed with fun activities! After... keep reading

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High School Language Exchange

By Jennifer Baldwin at CIEE

Our Language and Culture students were lucky enough to visit a group of high school English students at the Lycée Sevigné on their last day of school. The students were... keep reading

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The adventure begins!

By Elise Carlson at CIEE

The excitement grew in the airport as students arrived from all over the country to meet each other. We only had a few hours to meet before departure, but students... keep reading