Aero: France 2018 - Epilogue

Aero: Piper Lambert-Vail – France 2018 – Epilogue

… … My entire life I’ve been listening to people say things like “[place] changed me!” or “I can never look at America the same way after going to [place]”. I’ve heard it so much that it has become somewhat of a cliche. A person spends a few weeks abroad and comes back changed. But […]

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 […]

Aero: France 2018 - City Life

Aero: Piper Lambert-Vail – France 2018 – City Life

… … For me, it was interesting to see the differences and similarities both between Paris and a big city like Seattle and Canandaigua and Vitré. Because I lived in a city for a good part of my childhood and go back for 4 months out of the year, it was comfortable and yet everything […]

Aero: France 2018 - Family Life

Aero: Piper Lambert-Vail – France 2018 – Family Life

… … Family life in Vitré was very different for me from my family in America. Everything from the way the houses were set up to how we ate dinner. In Vitré, the neighborhood and the house that my family lived in were similar to the suburbs that I would pass on the way to […]

Aero: France 2018 - Travel

Aero: Piper Lambert-Vail – France 2018 – Travel

… … In my head, I am a seasoned traveler. I fly home to Seattle twice a year and have for the past five years, I have flown to Texas, Ohio, California, and I have driven to many other states and Canada. But when it came to international travel, I am a novice. My international […]

France 2018 - Life at School

Aero: Piper Lambert-Vail – France 2018 – Life at School

… … When we were in Vitré, we spent a few days with different classes in the school. A few basic things that I noticed in their day to day life that is very different from American high schools were the lunches, the structure of their language classes, and their schedule. I thought that some […]

France 2018 - My Expectations

Aero: Piper Lambert-Vail – France 2018 – My Expectations

… … My expectations for what it’ll be like to be in a foreign country for two weeks are partly based around my excitement and imagination. I have never been outside of this continent so I have many dreams and fantastical expectations about what it’ll be like. The only “foreign” country I’ve been to is […]