Amongst all the stress of opening a bank account, Dad and I managed to fit in a day at Disneyland Paris!  It was so great to have a fun day that didn’t involve French bureaucracy! My parents’ friends had very generously given me euros before I left for Paris.  I am happy to report that … More Disneyland!

A Portrait of Paris

I’ve only been to Paris twice before moving here.  The first time we did a lot of sightseeing and it was all very touristy. The second time was a less touristy as we wandered around Université Paris 7 Diderot.  It’s in the 13th arrondissement which is mainly full of offices and flats. So now I’m here … More A Portrait of Paris

Bonjour Paris!

Salut à tous!  I’m Lisa, I’m from Edinburgh and I study French and Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh.  I’m spending my third year abroad as an Erasmus student in Paris, studying at Université Paris 7 Diderot. I’ve been here for almost three weeks now and I’d love to say that things are beginning to … More Bonjour Paris!