Mamnoon Restaurant, Seattle

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Modern Union of Middle Eastern Cuisines When walking around Seattle exploring the sights, one is bound to find themselves pretty hungry after a while.  So after a long time of walking around the Pikes place market, hiking up the hills, laying in a park playing cards in the sun; it … Continue reading

Mirko’s Chocolate Salami

The perfect chocolate dessert I love chocolate.  I love chocolate cake, chocolate brownies, and chocolate tarts.   So when I met Mirko, an exchange student from Italy who brought me ‘chocolate salami’ I knew it would be good.  Now don’t be alarmed there is no meat in this dessert, it is … Continue reading

Being an Exchange Student

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Going Abroad Being an exchange student.  This means different things to different people.  For me I have both been an exchange student, hosted an exchange student, and befriended many exchange students.  You can go abroad all over the world and experience a completely different life.  What does this mean you … Continue reading

Reims Cathedral

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The Cathedral Light Shows in France Before coming to France I had never heard of a cathedral being lit up with a color show.  Little did I know that even existed.  So when my amazing host family told me they would be taking me to a special cathedral lights show … Continue reading

Paris Through My Eyes

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The City of Lights The last time I saw Paris, her heart was warm and gay, I heard the laughter of her heart in every street café. -Oscar Hammerstein II Ah Paris…  A city known throughout the world for art, fashion, beauty, and food.  There is so much to see … Continue reading

Le Petit Pontoise, Paris

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Dining in Paris Something you have to try while in France is a traditional French meal.  Well… I have the perfect restaurant for you.  It is called Le Petit Pontoise and located nearby the Notre Dame.  I have to say it may be one of the best restaurants I have … Continue reading