Tag Archives: Bordeaux

château

| castle (masculine noun) | /ʃɑto/ One year ago I organized a solo trip through Eastern Europe. I had never travelled alone, but I was determined to finally overcome my fear of solo travel by plunging into a ten-day adventure … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

remercier

| to thank (verb) | /ʀ(ə)mɛʀsje/ France, I have always been able to adapt to new, sometimes frightening environments, even if I trembled on the precipice before finally gasping and taking that leap. Once a timid introvert, I have become … Continue reading

Posted in Life in France, Random, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

été

| summer (masculine noun) | /ete/ I’ve never liked summer. Those long, sweltering days make my eyes roll back in my head. I ride out caffeine highs driving swiftly down winding country roads leading to oblivion. I feel weightless and … Continue reading

Posted in Random | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

au revoir

| goodbye | /o ʀəvwaʀ/ Travel is not for the faint of heart, because traveling means always having to say goodbye. Tomorrow I’ll leave behind my apartment, laden with memories, and embark on my first-ever solo journey through Eastern Europe. Here … Continue reading

Posted in Random, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

force

| strength (feminine noun) | /fɔʀs/ Heartache exists in a vacuum. In times of pain, I cannot be consoled with memories of heartaches past. You’ve seen it all before. Isn’t it funny how that works? After all, why do painful … Continue reading

Posted in Random | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

états-unis

| the United States (masculine plural noun) | /etazyni/ Since arriving in France, I could place all of my French friends, acquaintances, and mistakes on a spectrum. On the one end, you have your American fetishists who love American culture, American … Continue reading

Posted in Life in France | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

meubles

| furniture (masculine plural noun) | /mœbl/ I don’t own my own furniture. I never have. I’m exhausting. My address changes every year. It varies by state, or by country. You could ask me where I see myself five years … Continue reading

Posted in Random | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment