Aero: France 2018 - Epilogue

Aero: Amanda Vitale – France 2018 – Epilogue

… … I believe that I learned quite a lot about myself after participating in this amazing opportunity. I’ve noticed that a few of my behaviors have positively changed. I have recently started to recycle more. I currently live with my parents and 3 sisters and I’ve realized that we do not recycle as much […]

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 - Food and Dining

Aero: Amanda Vitale – France 2018 – Food and Dining

… … The food experience in France was one of my favorite parts of this trip. I tried new and exciting foods. I noticed how the French saw food differently than most Americans do. Food and meal-time was seen as a greater significance in France. Thus, I saw many savor and fully enjoy their meal-time. […]

Aero: France 2018 - City Life

Aero: Amanda Vitale – France 2018 – City Life

… … Life as experienced in a big city is typically known to be bright and exciting. Paris, also known to be called “The City of Lights”, was just that. Paris was by far the most elegant and beautiful city I have ever visited. In many cities of the United States, skyscrapers or remarkably tall […]

Aero: France 2018 - Family Life

Aero: Amanda Vitale – France 2018 – Family Life

… … Before traveling, the thought of staying with another family for a week seemed terrifying. I was mainly scared that my host family may not be able to speak or understand English well. I was also nervous to speak in French, knowing that I’d stumble or say something incorrect, especially since I only know […]

Aero: France 2018 - Travel

Aero: Amanda Vitale – France 2018 – Travel

… … Traveling to France was an opportunity of a lifetime for me. I have not travelled across seas until this trip. I actually haven’t travelled much at all prior to this excursion. This made me a little uneasy and anxious with what to expect while traveling. I have never been away from my parents […]

France 2018 - Life at School

Aero: Amanda Vitale – France 2018 – Life at School

… … Life inside a high school in France was fascinating. I saw similarities along with differences in comparison to my old high school. To start, the first thing I noticed different about the French school was the actual appearance of the building. While walking up to the structure, I saw that the outside of […]

France 2018 - My Expectations

Aero: Amanda Vitale – France 2018 – My Expectations

… … I’m not sure exactly what to expect since I have never travelled overseas. Honestly, I haven’t travel far at all. Therefore, this is all going to be a new experience for me. I’ve always enjoyed traveling, for the few times I’ve had the chance to, but it’s just hard to find the time […]