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  • À la prochaine, Paris!
    By Emily Burrus at CIEE
    Each week students are asked to complete self-reflection journals, and they are a joy to read. Seeing these learners make connections from the classroom to the culture they are experiencing...keep reading
  • Weekend en Normandie
    By Barbara Swisher at CIEE
    A solemn day in Normandy. After breakfast and a bus ride we began our visit, expanding our knowledge of the Deuxieme Guerre Mondiale (the Second World War). The students visited...keep reading
  • La Grande Mosquée de Paris
    By Doreena Fox at CIEE
    Tucked away in the "Jardin-des-Plantes quartier" of the 5th arrondissement stands the Great Mosque of Paris. With its white walls and green roof, it is said to be the oldest,...keep reading
  • Don’t you wish choux were here?
    By Emily Burrus at CIEE
    Behind an unassuming large wooden door, tucked behind a beautiful Parisian courtyard, is L'Atelier des Sens, a cooking school. Students washed up and kitted out in Chefsquare aprons ready to...keep reading
  • Oh la Ladurée!
    By Emily Burrus at CIEE
    History bite: during the time Baron Haussmann started creating the wide boulevards that make Paris so iconic, in 1862, Louis-Ernest Ladurée opened a bakery in the Madeleine. Soon after, Paris...keep reading
  • Sceaux Hot!
    By Emily Burrus at CIEE
    Today, to beat the heat, we left the city to see more of Île-de-France in Sceaux (pronounced SO in English) just outside of Paris. The parc was built in the...keep reading

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