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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: SNCF
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
The practical things for TAPIF 1: Opening a bank account, Insurance, Getting a French SIM card, Translating your Birth Certificate, and Getting Around
Opening a French bank account (and insurance) This varies by bank. Basically, be prepared and bring everything. I went to Crédit Agricole because it’s where the assistants at my school have had their accounts in the past. You’ll probably need … Continue reading