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A Weekend in Normandy

Two weekends ago, some friends and I adventured our way through Normandy on an "organized" excursion.While there was more than a few hick-ups along the way, the beautiful views of St. Michel and the sleepy and picturesque Deauville more than made up for it.…

February 11, 2016
Nkem Story Travel

Week 1 in Paris – Lessons & Observations

While this post is long overdue, much of its production actually did occur in the first week. Below you'll find many of the things I experienced and learned as I set foot in Paris for the first time. This is my first time in Europe,…

December 1, 2015

Paris: 1st Impressions + Day 1

As my day here comes to a close, I'm so thankful for the past 24+ hours. So many things are going right and I can already tell that my time here in Paris will be a magical one. My first thoughts as I left…

September 21, 2015
Nkem Story Travel

As I board the plane for France…

As my last few hours in the U.S. come to a close, I reflect on this summer and look forward to my time in France. This is going to be my first time in Europe and I feel something I've never felt when embarking…

September 20, 2015
Life Travel

How to turn any vacation into a study abroad experience

When it comes to exploring a new country, students who are studying abroad have all the fun! Their experiences are immersive but structured. They are exposed to a variety of things and often gain depth of knowledge as well. They come away with friends,…

July 14, 2015