Madi's Journey to France

Current Location

Aix-en-Provence, France

Hi, I'm Madi, and this fall and winter I will be living in a town called Aix-en-Provene, France. I will be taking classes, living with a host family, and traveling to as many places as possible!


Here's a quick look into my first weeks and what I have learned about Aix so far!


When living abroad, it is important to try to integrate into the community you're staying in.

Field Notes

Olive trees are an essential part of the culture in the south of France. They grow all over and are beautiful to look at. Just don't try to eat an olive right off the branch!


In Aix-en-Provence, Paul Cézanne was inspired by the nature around him and created many paintings here. I decided to take an art class while studying here. Here is a look at that class!