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Welcome to the Summer Program and Teen Travel Blog !
Let me live, love and say it well in good sentences.
SYLVIA PLATH, THE BELL JAR

It is our wish to provide you, our valued readers, with engaging and interesting information about the spectacular world around us, and, hopefully, the words you find here will also inspire you to get out, to learn, to live, and above all else, to travel!

10 Reasons Why I’m Excited to Travel to Berlin

On the Modern Europe program, we go to several fascinating cities, one of them being Berlin. I’ve wanted to go to Berlin ever since my mom went a couple of years ago. She showed us pictures of ...

by Student, Natalie M.

Speaking 4 Languages in 3 Hours

This weekend we managed to speak four different languages in the span of three hours, and most of them not very well… The St-Laurent-du-Var students woke up early Saturday morning to make ...

by Student, Addie M.

Exciting Weekend in Cannes and Sanremo

Today is Friday… …and I am looking forward to the weekend. Our class was very educational. My vocabulary broadened and now I can successfully describe different places. After class, ...

by Student, Austin E.

St-Laurent-Du-Var: Week 2

We’ve officially been in St-Laurent-Du-Var for a week… …and as a new friend of mine pointed out, this marks our one-week friend-versary. Classes and electives officially began ...

by Student, Addie M.

 Florence: the Artistic, Historical, and Cultural Capital

Florence, the artistic, historical, and cultural capital of not only Tuscany but all Italy has welcomed us gracefully this week. Staying in apartments and learning to live on our own sure has ...

by Student, Lynn M.

My First Taste of Nice

  My first taste of Nice has been fantastic so far. The group arrived on the first day and got settled in immediately. We all made friends super fast and got right to fun. On our first day, ...

by Student, Austin E.

A Busy Week on the French Riviera

The First 24 Hours It’s been a busy week on the French Riviera. The group arrived at the Nice Côte d’Azur airport on Thursday the fourth, jet-lagged and exhausted, where we met up with the ...

by Student, Addie M.

Top 5 Reasons to Return to France

My first trip to France was filled with excitement but it came with its fair share of drama… …My mom was always the person who planned our trips and organized everything that we would ...

by Student, Austin E.

Three things to remember when you’re studying abroad

I have less than a month left before I get on a plane headed for France… …and there’s a lot of thoughts swirling around in my head right now. Am I prepared? What’s going to ...

by Student, Addie M.

5 Best Coffee shops in Paris for Studying

Paris is one of the most beautiful places in Europe, bursting with inspiration and romance. As a college student, Paris can be a great place for studying outside of campus. You’ll find cafes on ...

by Guest Blogger, Tiffany Carter

Packing Guide for College

For most of us, going to college is the first time we leave the family home.  Suddenly, all that stuff you’ve been surrounded with all your life will no longer be there.  Fear not, you will ...

by Guest Blogger, Jamie Rose

9 Benefits of Studying Travel and Tourism

Grab your notebook and your camera, because you’re going for a ride… and for studying. If you have a love for travel and enjoy working with people, a degree in Tourism is just the one for ...

by Guest Blogger, Dafina Zymeri