Browsing articles tagged with " travel in Europe"
Nov
1
2011

How to be French in the classroom! – Shivani Mukerji

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It’s been 2 months since I’ve been on exchange at HEC Paris, and needless to say, French students are very different from Canadian students. So, without further ado: Here’s how YOU TOO can be French – in the classroom! Don’t show up to class on time – there is always a 5-10 minute grace period of people arriving to class on time, and the professor’s need that extra time too to prepare for class. They […]

Oct
25
2011

A trip back in time .. Krakow, Poland

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A couple of years ago, I went to Krakow (or ‘krakuf’ as the locals pronounce it) – one of the oldest cities in Poland, dating back to the 7th century, and the Polish capital city from 1038 to 1596.  It’s amazing that this beautiful city, now a major academic and cultural centre, started as a small hamlet on Wawel Hill.    Now, on top of the hill, overlooking the Vistula River, is the Royal Castle […]

Aug
30
2011

A Visit to Europe – a photo essay by Komail Naqvi

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Avignon Never knew an ancient town centre could be so full  of life and festivity!   Barcelona The thing I most appreciate about this city is its people and its culture.   Paris We were lucky enough to have been able to attend French Republic Day during our visit.  It’s the biggest number of people I have ever seen in one place at one moment in time.   Manchester Caught in the middle of the […]