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Top 20 French Slang Words and Phrases You Must Know

By College Study Abroad at CIEE

France, a country renowned for its rich culture, beautiful language, and vibrant history, is also home to a dynamic and ever-evolving lexicon of slang. From the bustling streets of Paris... keep reading

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The Ultimate Guide to Studying Abroad in France

By College Study Abroad at CIEE

Beauty. Glamour. Taste. France has it all, making it a timeless destination for the millions of visitors who travel from all around the world to explore this incredible country each... keep reading

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Day in a life: Excursion to Roche Aux Fées and Fougères

By CIEE Rennes at CIEE

As part of the CIEE Rennes program, we go on cultural excursions together. These are awesome chances to learn about and experience the local culture firsthand! And, they allow us... keep reading

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Why I Chose to Study Abroad in Paris

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Lia Nickson When choosing where to go for your study abroad program it can be a really difficult decision. There are so many different factors for choosing a place... keep reading

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Favorite restaurants in Paris

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Lia Nickson Paris is known for its amazing food with more than forty-four thousand restaurants throughout the city. While my time in Paris did not allow me to impossibly... keep reading

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Financial Tips for a Semester in Paris

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Lia Nickson Spending a semester abroad in Paris has been by far one of the most amazing experiences of my life. The city has infinite experiences to offer and... keep reading

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Best Shopping Spots in Paris

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Lia Nickson Shopping has always been one of the top things people look forward to when visiting Paris…after all, it is the city of Fashion! So it surprised me... keep reading

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Watching the Eiffel Tower Sparkle

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Maryam Vanbaelinghem For my friend’s last day in Paris, we decided to watch the Eiffel Tower sparkle, as we really wanted to go out with a bang. This is... keep reading

From CIEE

Spending Christmas with French Friends

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Maryam Vanbaelinghem I made some really good French friends during my time here and decided to stay an extra three weeks after the program’s end to spend some time... keep reading

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Exploring Paris with a New Friend

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Maryam Vanbaelinghem I made a friend from London here in Paris and we decided to do a little activity to explore the city. Each week we would go check... keep reading

From CIEE

Parisian Christmas Market

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Mona Ghanbarzadeh Last week a few of us from the program went to the Christmas market in Tuileries Garden. We came across this hot wine. I thought it was... keep reading

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CIEE Excursion: Visiting Reims, Champagne, France

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Mona Ghanbarzadeh Over the weekend CIEE took us to Reims, Champagne. Reims is the City of coronations and champagne. Reims is bordered by vineyards of the Montagne de Reims... keep reading

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Visiting the Louvre in Paris

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Sophie Lakin I recently took a trip to Paris and of course, visited the Louvre. It was so crazy to me how much famous art is in there like... keep reading

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Paris Survival Guide

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Josie Stephens Ordering food/drinks: Je voudrais [juh voo-DRAY] - I would like… Un/une [uh]/[oon] - one/a Une carafe d’eau [oon CAH-raf doe] - (free) tap water jug Une bouteille... keep reading

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Grocery Shopping in Paris

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Lillian Clark Grocery shopping is a unique activity here because there are a few ways you can go about it. Buy everything from a supermarket. Shop at specialized local... keep reading