Tag: Travel

Travel Destinations: Lazy 5 Ranch

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Travel Destinations: Lazy 5 Ranch

As the semester progresses, the amount of stress we have progresses as well. Sometimes it is necessary to take some time to yourself, put the textbook down and have some fun. Lazy 5 is the perfect place for that! Lazy 5 is an exotic animal ranch located in Mooresville, NC. Mooresville is about 40 minutes […]

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Down to the Islands

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Down to the Islands

Over the summer, I vacationed in the central and well-known tourist traps of the south, Myrtle Beach. Even with the thousands of activities located on the grand strand and not too crowded beaches, my family has been vacationing there for over 30 years. In recent years, we have taken one day trips to other locations […]

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Traveling to New Heights: Kenya, Africa

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Traveling to New Heights: Kenya, Africa

Last year, entering my first semester at UNC Charlotte, I was a small-town girl who had traveled to a very limited number of places. My vacations in the past had stretched a mere 700-mile radius, from Hilton Head, South Carolina to Disney World, Florida. I never guessed that my first semester at UNCC and my […]

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A walk through the Arboretum

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
A walk through the Arboretum

If you are like me, you like to try new things. Being open to trying new things and exploring new places is a great thing because you get to experience all different kinds of environments. The next time you are sitting around thinking about what you want to do for the day, I highly suggest […]

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Hiking in North Carolina: Linville Gorge

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Hiking in North Carolina: Linville Gorge

One of my favorite hiking spots to hit up in the summer is the Linville Gorge. It is located in the Pisgah National Forest in Marion, N.C. Hiking in the gorge has been one of my favorite experiences when it comes to hiking and swimming. Another favorite spot of mine, which I went to right […]

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Humans of Dijon: Mohammed

| April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Mohammed

“Living in France has been hard because of the language, but I love the museums and monuments here and I love to travel.  Besides France, I’ve been to Qatar, Malaysia, the Maldives, Bahrain, Egypt, and Spain.  I would also love to see the U.S.” *I asked him if he planned to return to Dubai after […]

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Humans of Paris: Moriell

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Paris: Moriell

“I moved from Oregon to Hawaii 5 years ago.  It was a journey; I found a part time job, and then a full-time job, which I hated.  So I went back to school and just got my degree and an internship, which has allowed me to get a job that I love.  Hawaii is small […]

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Humans of Dijon: Pop

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Pop

“Je viens de Sénégal, mais j’ai travaillé à New York, à un restaurant s’appelle ‘Route 66.’  C’est à côté de Colombia Université.  J’y ai travaillé quelques mois, mais après trois mois il fallait que je revienne en France à cause de mon visa.  Je préférerais habiter aux États-Unis, mais c’est très dur d’obtenir une ‘green […]

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A walk through Marshall park

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
A walk through Marshall park

Last February, before I moved to Charlotte, I took a trip here to check out the area. I was so curious to know what my future home looked like. A group of friends I was with really wanted to go to the mall, but I wanted to go somewhere that was a little less crowded. […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Attend a Music Festival

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Five Reasons Why You Should Attend a Music Festival

If you are a music lover like I am and you have not been to a music festival yet… you are seriously missing out. It may seem like a scary or exhausting use of time but it will be something you will remember forever. If you are a fan of concerts, just imagine all your […]

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Humans of Dijon: Samuel

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Samuel

(Samuel is a student studying French at CIEF – Centre International d’Études Françaises) “I’ve liked French since I was around 12 years old (or something like that) because my step-grandmother spoke French, my step-sisters and mother spoke French – everyone in my family spoke French.  They lived in France some years ago, and then they […]

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Humans of Dijon: Monsieur Tourage

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Monsieur Tourage

“J’ai travaillé ici depuis presque 35 ans et j’ai rencontré 35 different nationalities jusqu’à maintenant.  Je suis très content pour ça, et j’ai beaucoup d’amis qui sont de partouts, qui étaient les étudiants mais ont des maries et des enfants maintenant.  J’ai vu aussi d’autres histoires ici avec des étudiants étrangers par exemples, une américaine […]

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Humans of Dijon: Stéphan Dugois

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Stéphan Dugois

Meet Stéphan Dugois: French professor extraordinaire and lover of humor, culture, and humanity. “*Je ne parle pas l’anglais très bien, mais je peux dire: Move your body, shake that ass.  Do you like my French accent?” (He laughs at himself as he asks this).   * I don’t speak English very well, but I can say:…  ~ […]

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Humans of Dijon

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon

« J’ai choisi venir ici apprende le français parce que j’ai devenue plus et plus intéressée sur apprendre une deuxième langue, spécialement parce qu j’avais travaillé en Chine, mais je voudrais travailler entre la France et la Japon. » “I chose to come here to learn French because I became more and more interested in learning a […]

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