Month: March 2016

Why You Should Live Every Day Like You’re In Paris

This past fall, I had the opportunity to spend the semester in Paris. It was an experience that I’ll never forget for so many reasons. Studying abroad is something that I believe every student should be able to do. It’s hard to put into words why I love Paris so much, but I’m going to try to do it here. Paris taught me what it means to live. It’s so easy to become focused on work, work, work, work, work (I hope you read that in a Rihanna voice) here in United States. In Paris, it wasn’t always about the work. It was about people and food and really enjoying life. The cafe culture was one of my favorite parts of the French experience because people chose to sit in cafes for hours, people watch, and chat with friends instead of just going home and flipping on a television. Another thing I loved about Paris was that it challenged me so much. There were so many times when I wanted to cry out of frustration at …