Aero: Claire Darling – France 2014 – Food and Dining

Aero: Claire Darling – France 2014 – Food and Dining Cafes can be found on every corner with indoor and outdoor seating just as you’d imagine. “Coffee” in France means a double shot of espresso or a latte (espresso and milk.) Some menus had a Café Americain which I imagine is watered down espresso but I […]

Aero: Claire Darling – France 2014 – Family Life

Aero: Claire Darling – France 2014 – Family Life My family was very kind, inviting and fun, I can’t think of a better way to truly experience the French lifestyle. They live on a small cow farm in Erbrée which is outside of Vitrè. In a lot of ways it was like home, even the fresh […]

Aero: Kayli Schocken – France 2014 – City Life

Aero: Kayli Schocken – France 2014 – City Life City life in France is not only much different than rural life in France, but it’s very different than any American city I’ve been to. The two major cities we visited were Rennes and Paris. The first thing I admired about cities in France is their use […]

Aero: Kayli Schocken – France 2014 – Food and Dining

Aero: Kayli Schocken – France 2014 – Food and Dining Two words come to my mind when I think of food in France; carbs and sweets. I still wonder how French people are so thin with all the delicious food they eat. Breakfasts in France are usually very small. It usually consisted of some sort of […]

Aero: Kayli Schocken – France 2014 – Family Life

Aero: Kayli Schocken – France 2014 – Family Life Living with a host family was one of the most exciting parts of this trip. This part of the experience allowed me to be completely existent in French culture. I was forced to live life as a French person, something I would have never been able to […]

Aero: Kayli Schocken – France 2014 – Life at School

Aero: Kayli Schocken – France 2014 – Life at School I wasn’t sure what to expect when I was told we would be attending a French High School for the first few days of our trip.  However, what I did imagine wasn’t even close to what the school was really like. When we first got there, […]

Aero: Gabrielle Johnson – France 2014 – Food and Dining

Aero: Gabrielle Johnson – France 2014 – Food and Dining French cuisine is considered an art in France. Dining is not just about food and drinks; it is about culture, family, and socializing. France is known for its exquisite cuisine as well as creating some of the best wine in the western world. While on […]

Aero: Gabrielle Johnson – France 2014 – Family Life

Aero: Gabrielle Johnson – France 2014 – Family Life Living with a host family was one of the most unique and educating aspects of my trip. I had to opportunity to peek into the lives of a family structure that was completely opposite of my own. Coming from a family of 5 siblings and with friends coming […]

Aero: Gabrielle Johnson – France 2014 – Life at School

Aero: Gabrielle Johnson – France 2014 – Life at School The school I attended in Vitré was very similar to an American high school. However, it also included a BTS in the same building. A BTS is most similar to a community college that only has courses in a specific field of interest. It is a bit […]

Aero: Kelsey Hamilton – France 2014 – My Expectations

Aero: Kelsey Hamilton – France 2014 – My Expectations Growing up in the small town life, experiencing culture can be rare, but for me I got lucky. I grew up around Irish and Hispanic cultures, enjoying the language, food, and lifestyles not realizing how having those experiences would open my mind, and encourage me to […]