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My Trip During the COVID-19 Pandemic

I’m not here to debate whether or not people should travel. As long as you follow guidelines outlined by medical organisations (most notably wearing a mask and staying 6 feet from others), it is possible to travel with relative safety. I’m here to tell about how my domestic trip during the COVID-19 pandemic went, for those who are considering travel themselves.

But I want to start off by saying that consent of your living mates is vital. I’m currently living with my parents who are obviously older. They go out pretty frequently. I wouldn’t have gone had they expressed concern … Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 in Ramblings & Advice

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The Language Switch

“French people don’t like it when you speak English. They really appreciate it when you speak French.”

I want to talk about something that had a huge effect on my time in France. It’s known as the language switch. It’s when person A speaks one language and person B speaks another. Its most common use is to talk about non-native speakers of a language being spoken back to in English.

I’ve heard the above quote so many times and once even believed it myself. However it’s mind-boggling to me that people actually go to France and still think that, … Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 in Ramblings & Advice

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We Need to Talk About Belgium

I’d never been uncomfortable as a woman before I studied abroad. I didn’t know that we were not supposed to walk alone at night and weren’t supposed to travel by ourselves. The first time I learned this was when I had gone to several countries and cities by myself and some female friends kept asking me how I got the courage to do it. Courage? For what? Travelling alone as a female, of course. I didn’t know I wasn’t “supposed” to do it.

And then I went to Belgium.

Now at the time, I was studying abroad in Paris and … Continue reading

Posted on Monday, May 20, 2019 in Ramblings & Advice

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