French Immersion

Water sports on the French Riviera

Snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boating, swimming, parasailing, sailing and more with our programs in Nice and St. ...

Nice 2018 Experience Part 2

Today was another awesome day in France! I started off this morning with a chocolate croissant and some orange juice in the kitchen with my friends Courtney, Lily, and Ella. After breakfast, we had a class for three hours and we learned new vocabulary words about the city and we interviewed some of the people that lived here in Nice. It was ...

by Student, Arianna R. , Quito, Ecuador

The Last Full Week in Québec 2018(Citadel and more)

It is the end of our final full week in Québec City!! We had a great week, working hard in class to prepare a presentation, as well as having fun on our day excursions. The Citadel On Monday, after our major class was over, we went on an excursion to the Citadel. The Citadel is a fortress that was built by the British in the 1800s as a ...

by Student, Maddie L. , Providence, Rhode Island

A Weekend of Adventure in Québec City

It has been another exciting weekend in Québec City filled with excursions, entertainment, and educational experiences. Conversation at French Café On Friday, my French Conversation class visited a local café called Café Au Temps Perdu, located a short walk from our dorms at University Laval. We all ordered a small item or drink from ...

by Student, Maddie L. , Providence, Rhode Island

Nice 2018 Experience Part 1

Today I woke up early and had a yogurt and fruit for breakfast. Even though I was awake early, I was still late to be downstairs. We hopped on a fancy bus and headed to Monaco. During the bus ride, we listened to music and sang along. Once we arrived, we had the choice of visiting the aquarium or a palace: I chose to visit the palace. We took a ...

by Student, Arianna R. , Quito, Ecuador

5 Productive (but fun!) Summer Activities

5 Productive (but fun!) Summer Activities Although sitting on your couch and watching everything Netflix has to offer sounds ideal at first, it can get boring very fast (trust me). On top of that, your parents might be breathing down your neck for you to be productive during the break, and your resume probably does need some sprucing up. But ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho

Jumping Back Into the Real World After Studying Abroad

Jumping Back Into the Real World You’ve just had the most incredible experience studying abroad with Abbey Road Programs. You’ve said your goodbyes to your new friends, host family, classmates, and teachers. You have integrated into a new culture and learned more about yourself than you might have imagined.  You have dined, explored, ...

by Staff, Andrea Abbate

5 Tips and Tricks to Being A Respectful American While Abroad

  5 Tips and Tricks to Being A Respectful American While Abroad   Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57KW6RO8Rcs 1. Respect the Culture Going abroad is an amazing experience that opens your eyes to many different things. That being said, much of what you see is not “normal” or what you are used to from your home ...

Saint Tropez and Gorges du Verdon

July22 On this day we had a very different schedule than we were used to because it was the weekend. We went to Saint Tropez! We met up with the other part of the Abbey Road group that is staying with French host families in St. Laurent-du-Var. Two girls from the homestay program decided to sit next to us and we started up a conversation, but ...

by Student, Juliana G. , Nice

Parc Phoenix, and French Language at the Modern Art Museum.

Parc Phoenix, and French Language at the Modern Art Museum.   July20 Today we woke up and I had breakfast with the new friend I'd made yesterday... it felt nice to actually get to know someone well on this trip since majority came to this country by themselves. While we ate we talked about how excited we were to go snorkeling! We went ...

by Student, Juliana G. , Nice