Browsing Tag 'Study Abroad'

In Paris

April 27, 2010 No Comments

In Paris

Recently I went on a little visit to the Montmartre, a hill in the middle of Paris (in the 18th arrondissement) that’s home to the Sacré-Coeur, some of the only grape vines growing in the city and of course Moulin Rouge. Walking around the Butte Montmartre I would never guess that it used to be […]

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Teatime, A British Tradition

By Christa Finger sandwiches, pastries, scones… now I feel that I am in Great Britain. It’s 3 in the afternoon, high tea time, and I am about to attend my first tea party in about fifteen years. The last one I attended involved teddy bears and baby dolls. Friends and I have decided to take […]

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Montmartre

April 13, 2010 No Comments

Montmartre

Recently I went on a little visit to the Montmartre, a hill in the middle of Paris (in the 18th arrondissement) that’s home to the Sacré-Coeur, some of the only grape vines growing in the city, and of course Moulin Rouge. Walking around the Butte Montmartre I would never guess that it used to be […]

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Fashion Week

April 1, 2010 No Comments

Fashion Week

By Christa London has been city to offer me a number of “first” experiences. At my first week of my new intership for The Crane.tv, I was able to attend my first fashion show at London Fashion Week. The Crane.tv is a first within itself. A brand new start-up company, the Crane.tv is an online […]

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Flâneur

March 30, 2010 No Comments

Flâneur

Much like famous author/drug addict/ people watching connoisseur Charles Baudelaire, one of my favorite activities in Paris is sitting on the metro and watching the constant flow of people moving around the city. Baudelaire sauntered (via sidewalk not train) through the city. In fact, his time “flâner”-ing (or strolling) around the city inspired his theory […]

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In London

March 25, 2010 No Comments

In London

By Christa Walking down London streets for the first time, even through a haze, a jetlag, symbols of British/English/London culture can be immediately recognized: amazing red doubledecker buses zip by on the “wrong” side of the road while pub banners advertise the “Best Fish and Chips”. Beyond the sight of these icons, the British/English/London identity […]

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