Quality of life

Grateful Graduate Project: Reason to be grateful 11 of 365 Paris Is Top for Quality of Life par tvnportal Stuck in traffic, on the way to work in yet another two hour daily  commute, i made a vow to move to a city that would allow me to have a life and feel human again….

3rd Floor

Grateful Graduate Project: Reason to be Grateful 8 of 36 The third floor of FNAC’s Montparnasse branch, I found, is a little treasure trove of resources for people learning French as a foreign language. To my naked eye, it seemed at first  a simple bookshop section in a gigantic temple to consumeristic spending but as…

Opéra

Grateful Graduate Project: Reason to be Grateful 5 of 365 Thanks to the emailing list that one can subscribe to on the website of the Opéra National de Paris (click here), it is possible to purchase opera tickets at student friendly prices. The seats may not necessarily be the very best and one has to…

Notre Dame After Dark

Grateful Graduate Project: Reason to be grateful 4 of 365 Walked into Notre Dame last night into a vast sacred space with little lighting apart from the flicker of candles, the gentle glimmer of small lamps and the rays of a projector displaying images of sacred art. The number of visitors was significantly lower than…

Bibliothèque St.Geneviève

Grateful Graduate Project: Reason to be Grateful 3 of 365 This centrally located hub of studious minds, the St Genevieve library, is a great spot to study, become lost in centuries of knowledge, or simply find intellectual breathing space. It is also conveniently close to some of the main institutions of higher learning in Paris….

French

Grateful Graduate Project: Reason to be Grateful 2 of 365 As an avowed, self proclaimed francophile, I have to cite the French language as one of the top reasons to be grateful for about studying and living in Paris. It is a rare opportunity to grasp and deepen one’s French. Even if you arrive with…