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About Quiche Lauren
Hi! I'm a 2013 graduate of Gettysburg College who is embarking upon a journey in Nîmes, France as an English teaching assistant through the TAPIF program. I hope for this blog to be useful to people considering TAPIF or currently in the TAPIF program- or if you're just hoping to learn some French cultural tidbits and see pretty pictures of France. So come along and follow me in this adventure!
Tag Archives: making French friends
My last day in Nîmes, I woke up just knowing there was no way I would ever make my train. Stepping into the post office as soon as it opened, I confirmed this fear. The post woman was trying to … Continue reading
When I write “thinking French”, I don’t mean thinking IN French. Yes, this certainly is a helpful linguistic skill, but I mean learning to think like a person raised in main-stream culture France. Here are some tips to get you … Continue reading
One of the best ways to adapt to a new place and make friends (not to mention practicing your language skills!) is to get involved in your community. There are so many opportunities to engage in your community abroad, you … Continue reading