Category Archives: Gap Year

La fête du 14-Juillet

Bastille Day 2016 Bastille Day is celebrated annually on July 14 in France and French-speaking regions around the world. To the French it is ‘la fête du 14-Juillet’ or simply ‘la fête nationale’. Signifying the start of the French Revolution, … Continue reading

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Work day at La Giraudiere

Volunteers/Interns Work Day at La Giraudiere Sitting in the office on a Volunteers/Interns Work Day at La Giraudiere has a different feel to sitting in an office in a busy city or sitting in a class at Uni taking notes. … Continue reading

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South West France ? Mais j’ai de la chance!

Southwest France proves to be an invaluable addition to this American’s gap year. Katherine, a nineteen-year-old taking the opportunity to learn about the world by exploring it, arrived on the scene in South West France Monday, May 2nd.  Afforded a range … Continue reading

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We welcome another gap year student

Charles, an American student who has made the impeccable choice of taking a gap year, arrived on the scene Friday, the 13th of May. Perfect timing to welcome someone who has fully embraced superstiton (he doesn’t know the Stevie Wonder … Continue reading

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First volunteer in France

Zachary Aubin, an American volunteer, arrives in France to help out at La Giraudiere. La Giraudiere starts off its 2016 season with the arrival of Zach. He is the first volunteer  to arrive in France this year to help out … Continue reading

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