Tag Archives: Grenoble

Public Transport in Grenoble (Alissa De Valk)

Looking back on my semester in France, I can’t believe how quickly it has gone and how many things I got used to that I know I thought were unusual when I arrived. One of the main things was the … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Goodbyes (Leigh Smalley)

Over the past 4 months, I have come to really love Grenoble, and France in general. At the beginning I wasn’t sure if I would enjoy living here, but I absolutely love it and am really sad to leave. This … Continue reading

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Particularities (Leigh Smalley)

Teachers cancel class and then you have to make it up before the end of the semester… If a teacher cancels a class here, they are required to make it up at some point before the end of the semester. … Continue reading

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Wait, That’s All We’re Eating for Dinner? (Leigh Smalley)

Before coming to France, I knew that the French had a different schedule for eating and that they eat much smaller portions than we do in the U.S. Unfortunately, I did not realize how much healthier they eat as well, … Continue reading

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