“Make sure to appreciate every moment…”

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Last week I graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in general biology and a minor in French!  Sitting in the stadium in my awkward graduation regalia, surrounded by friends and family, I couldn’t help but think about how unbelievable it was that, after four busy years, it was all over.

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The final days: A weekend in Paris

The final days: A weekend in Paris

Saturday morning had me on another Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to the wonderful city of Paris for one final weekend before heading back to New York!
I arrived in Paris around noon, got my bags and took the good ol’ RER from Charles de Gaulle to Gare du Nord, where I took the 2 line to get to my hostel.

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All good things must come to an end: Last weekend in Toulouse and Carcassonne

It’s so hard to believe that my time in Nice is already at its end.  As cliché as it sounds, it feels like I just got here a few weeks ago, yet here I am four months later preparing to say goodbye to the city.

This weekend our program had our end-of-the-semester excursion to Toulouse and Carcassonne.  After finishing the last of our classes at the Université de Nice this past Friday, all 16 of us (plus our professor) took an EasyJet flight from Nice to Toulouse on Saturday.

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