Paris Book Giveaway!

Experience what it's like to study abroad in Paris before you go abroad from an American student's personal journal!

“I don’t understand how my French skills, or my mood for that matter, can change so dramatically and so quickly. [This study abroad experience] is like being on a roller coaster that has a surplus of hills and sharp turns. How come nobody told me it would be like this?”

What is The Paris Diaries?

Studying and living in Paris is a dream come true but how much do you know about the actual experience? Paris study abroad expert Andrea Bouchaud (@twentyinparis) takes you on the wild ride of studying abroad through her intimate diary entries. She shares her secrets (and those of Paris) to show you that being away from loved ones for the first time, the maintainence of a long distance relationship, bettering those (less than) intermediate French skills and settling into la vie parisienne isn't as easy as it looks. This new study abroad ebook, The Paris Diaries: The Study Abroad Experience Uncensored (out April 11th), shows you the experience of studying abroad in Paris as every American college student should see it before they go abroad -  Uncovered. Uncensored. Unapologetic.

Giveaway rules

Just follow and retweet #iloveparis to @twentyinparis and @wsaeurope for a chance to win a free pre-release ebook copy of The Paris Diaries: The Study Abroad Experience Uncensored by Paris study abroad guru Andrea Bouchaud. It's that easy! Only 5 lucky winners between March 28th and April 7th, so act fast! All winners will be contacted by WSA via DM on Twitter. Bonne chance:)

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Lauren Wallender, Elon University

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I definitely have WSA to thank for my exceptional experience in Amsterdam. One would think 4 days isn't enough to tour a city but WSA facilitated an optimum weekend full of sightseeing and fun. Amsterdam may have a notorious reputation for its lax drug and sex culture but there‚Äôs so much more to the city. Luckily, our tour guide, Arthur, native to the Netherlands, steered us away from the tourist traps and showed us around his beloved city, highlighting all of its gems. I'd definitely like to try other WSA trips in the future. It's hassle free traveling with an awesome itinerary - nice that the tour guides are flexible with the schedule and willing to cater the itinerary to the group's interest! Highly recommend WSA to any student with only a weekend to see a city.

Lauren Wallender, Elon University ~ Fall 2014

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