Aero: Ayla Sandifur – France 2015 – History and Culture

Aero: Ayla Sandifur – France 2015 – History and Culture … … Since this was my first traveling experience outside the country, I don’t have anything to compare France to. Traveling to France and everything I have seen there is my biggest accomplishment in terms of traveling and where I have been. France absolutely nothing […]

Aero: Ayla Sandifur – France 2015 – Food and Dining

Aero: Ayla Sandifur – France 2015 – Food and Dining … … My food and dining experience was definitely not what I had expected. In America, you eat anything you practically want. Sometimes people wake up and eat what they had for dinner last night. In France, you sit down and eat food that is […]

Aero: Ayla Sandifur – France 2015 – Family Life

Aero: Ayla Sandifur – France 2015 – Family Life … … I was feeling very overwhelmed when we first met our host families and students. I didn’t really have any idea what her family was like and I didn’t have a good idea of what to expect, since this was my first experience staying with […]

Aero: Ayla Sandifur – France 2015 – City Life

Aero: Ayla Sandifur – France 2015 – City Life … … First arriving Paris, I was absolutely amazed. This city was beyond what I imagined it would look like. Never traveling internationally or even to a big city, I had nothing to compare to this city too. When we were leaving the airport on the train […]

Aero: Ayla Sandifur – France 2015 – Epilogue

Aero: Ayla Sandifur – France 2015 – Epilogue … … During this experience, I have had the time to learn a lot about myself that I would have never learned before if it wasn’t for this trip. I don’t believe there is a better way to get to know yourself than to just travel. Traveling anywhere […]

Aero: Emma (Reno) Bondi – France 2015 – Epilogue

Aero: Emma (Reno) Bondi – France 2015 – Epilogue … … What can I say that I learned on this trip? How undeniably in love I am with France? I already knew this. I guess it was a reminder of what life could be like. Sure, there is a sort of aspect that comes with every […]

Aero: Emma (Reno) Bondi – France 2015 – Travel

Aero: Emma (Reno) Bondi – France 2015 – Travel … … Ah, French airports. I really like French airports. The staff, for one, always looks polished and well put together. They were stationed to direct us to our designated line, look over our passports, and take our tickets. No further conversation ensued. The airport itself […]

Aero: Emma (Reno) Bondi – France 2015 – History and Culture

Aero: Emma (Reno) Bondi – France 2015 – History and Culture … … France has modernized with the times. There are new buildings, roads, and Wi-Fi nearly everywhere. But unlike American, France is old. We’re talking really old. Even with the modern conveniences, France is downright stuck in the past, but in a good way! […]

Aero: Emma (Reno) Bondi – France 2015 – Food and Dining

Aero: Emma (Reno) Bondi – France 2015 – Food and Dining … … The type of food one encountered at mealtimes all depended on the meal, except for bread. Bread is accessible at all times during the day; it is the staple of the French diet (that and wine, arguably). Breakfast was grain paradise. Bread, […]

Aero: Emma (Reno) Bondi – France 2015 – City Life

Aero: Emma (Reno) Bondi – France 2015 – City Life … … Let me tell you about my one true love, the Paris metro system. I have never been one who enjoys driving. I have a car and yes, it is a great convenience, but it is also a great burden. I remember the days long […]