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Lyon Charlotte Linehan

Charlotte – Semester Exchange to Catholic University of Lyon, France Semester 1, 2017 Yesterday (February 6) marked my 1-month-anniversary since arriving in Lyon. I chose France because it was predominantly important for me to improve my French during this opportunity! I have a few close friends who have completed an exchange before but they all […]

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Lyonnaise Potatoes

Lyonaise Potatoes Sarah Williams

Sarah – Exchange to Catholic University of Lyon, France Semester 2, 2016 Most people don’t think about Lyonnaise cuisine when they think about traditional French food…note: croissant, baguette, frog legs, escargot etc. Although I have enjoyed my fair share of baked goods while here in France, I have been enjoying the attraction of classic Lyonnaise […]

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Arriving in France

Louvre Shobhan Smyrek

Upload images of Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Milan, Friends and Annecy Shobhan – Semester Exchange to Catholic University of Lyon, France Semester 2, 2016 My semester abroad is in France – Lyon, to be exact. Arriving to France was a very long (33 hour journey) but very exciting time. This is my first time in Europe. […]

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Facts about my host city: Lyon, France

Lyon Sarah Williams 2

Sarah – Semester Exchange to Catholic University of Lyon, France Semester 2, 2016 When I found out that I was selected to go on exchange in Lyon, there were many different responses from family and friends. Some knew Lyon as the culinary capital and became jealous. Some recognised the geographical location as ‘the South of […]

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Arriving to my host country: my initial thoughts and feelings & Challenges I have faced while overseas and how I’ve overcome them

Katherine Ross Exchange to Universite Catholique de Lyon, France Semester 2, 2015 I arrived in Lyon, France, my host country, a little over a month ago. My first night in Lyon was one the hardest nights I have experience whilst being overseas. On arrival the first thing I wanted to do was contact my family to […]

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