Aero: France 2018 - Epilogue

Aero: Alaina Steensma – France 2018 – Epilogue

… … Throughout the course of this trip, from preparation to the weeks after i have learned a number of immeasurable things about not only myself but my culture and theirs. To start with myself i learned that being able to change plans at a moments notice and to not get hung up on a […]

Aero: France 2018 - Epilogue

Aero: Arvilla Mast – France 2018 – Epilogue

… … So, what did I learn about myself on my first visit abroad? For one thing I learned I’m a lot more courageous than I ever gave myself credit for. Granted we were never in any real danger as we were very chaperoned, but coming from someone who didn’t used to be able to […]

Aero: France 2018 - History and Culture

Aero: Piper Lambert-Vail – France 2018 – History and Culture

… … Before going to France, I hadn’t known very much about the history or culture outside of what I learned in French class or from my synthesis projects. I had a small understanding of their cuisine and fashion history but I never had the opportunity to fully immerse myself like we did while we […]

Aero: France 2018 - History and Culture

Aero: Henry Livingston – France 2018 – History and Culture

… … Initially, one my largest motivators to attend this trip was the historical background of the region and the unique culture surrounding it. Indeed, this aspect of the experience was one of the most appealing to me throughout the duration of the trip. Previous to attending the trip, I had been interested in studying […]

Aero: France 2018 - History and Culture

Aero: Hannah Miller – France 2018 – History and Culture

… … Culture and History is everywhere in France. Every building, road, word used in a sentence has some history or piece of culture attached to it. Is Paris, especially, there is architecture that I could stare at for days with so many stories behind it. There as monuments everywhere to signify a specific event […]

Aero: France 2018 - History and Culture

Aero: Dallas Zebrowski – France 2018 – History and Culture

… … Without a doubt, this history of France was the most captivating and intoxicating part of the trip. Perhaps it is due to my natural disposition to the subject, but I thought nearly everything about France’s past was equally fascinating and impressive. I believe this is, in part, due to the “I’m where it […]

Aero: France 2018 - History and Culture

Aero: Brent Roberts – France 2018 – History and Culture

… … History and culture go hand in hand in France. The history is in their artistic style and vice-versa. It’s prominently displayed in their architecture, ranging from medieval castles to gothic cathedrals and Roman ruins. Their architecture and landmarks display a culture rich with royalty and strife. We got to see much of it […]

Aero: France 2018 - History and Culture

Aero: Amanda Vitale – France 2018 – History and Culture

… … To experience the history and discover the culture of France was an amazing opportunity. I thought it was neat to see a county that’s much older than the United States. I believe the architecture in Paris represented a lot of its history. Throughout the Middle Ages, the Notre Dame was built. During our […]

Aero: France 2018 - History and Culture

Aero: Arvilla Mast – France 2018 – History and Culture

… … It never really sunk in before traveling abroad just how young America is. I mean for comparison Paris is more than 2,000 years old, and our country is only almost 242 years old. I know the numbers but it’s still hard to fathom. The very feeling I get over there is that of […]

Aero: France 2018 - Food and Dining

Aero: Piper Lambert-Vail – France 2018 – Food and Dining

… … I love food. I am a picky eater, just ask anyone, I can’t eat certain things but I LOVE food. It’s something that my family has shifted to revolve around. My mom cooks every meal, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and most of our time is spent in the kitchen or dining room. It’s […]