Happy Fourth of July! (and personal thoughts)

Greetings, bloggers! Today marks the 241st anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in the USA (well technically, it wasn't signed until a month later, but details, details...), thereby making the vast nation officially independent from England. Since then, the 4th of July has become a national holiday during which people take off work …

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I’m Going Back to France?! (and how I almost didn’t)

Bonjour, bloggers! As you can guess by the post's title, it is true: I'll be returning to France this coming year to start my second year as an English teaching assistant. Just like last year, I'll be back in the Normandy region, this time teaching English to lycée (high school) level students. This summer has been an absolutely …

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Crazy Travel Stories #2: That One Time with a Creepy Liar…

Greetings! Now, it has been a while since I've last wrote about one of my eventful, often very bizarre, travel stories. I apologize for the delay, but anyway, it's back...and fiercer than before! 😉 For those of you who missed my first story, you check it out here. Any case, let's get to today's tale! …

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Crazy Travel Stories #1: That One Time with a Basket Case…

Hello, hello! As you can tell by the title, I have decided to devote a "mini-series," as I call it, to some exciting, intense, and just plain weird experiences during my travels in Europe. To say the least, a lot of these "crazy travel stories" have come from my time doing Couchsurfing, staying in hostels, …

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