It’s taken me awhile to get myself to write this post, but here goes: I’m leaving France. It was a really difficult decision, one that made me lose a lot of sleep and tears, but it just felt like time to move on. It’s a bit bittersweet and sometimes I think about what if and should I have…but at the end of the day, in my gut, I am certain I made the right choice. I don’t know exactly where I’m going or what I’ll be doing but as much as it is scary, I’m also quite excited. Racing towards an unknown, I can’t wait to tell you about everything I discover on the way.
Out of the three mini trips I did during the past few weeks, I was probably most enamored by Lille. The Flemish brick lined architecture and cute narrow streets made me feel like I was truly transported into my imagination of what small European towns are supposed to look like. Quant and so adorable, half the time I felt like I was walking on a prop set. Continue reading →
Another petit voyage I made was to Reims where my friend did her two month stage. It’s a lovely little Champagne town 40 minutes away from Paris, perfect distance for an easy and quiet day trip away from the city.
It’s been my general goal to visit all the renowned patisseries in Paris before I leave, however, I’ve slowed down quite a bit since I first arrived. My “To Visit” list is ever growing, but my lack of progress is quite embarrassing. It’s a combination of knowing there’s always tomorrow, the fact that I like revisiting places I already know, and lastly because I don’t like to go to patisseries by myself. All of those reasons canceled out when a couple of my friends and I made it a point to visit La Petite Rose before I go to Korea for the holidays. Continue reading →
I’m only back in Paris for a few days and then I’m off to Korea! I’m super excited about spending the holidays with my family, but before getting too ahead of myself, I just want to relax and enjoy being in Paris sans all the responsibilities that come with being in school. Continue reading →