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Erasmus blog Amiens

  • History of the city

    Amiens can be found in the northern part of France; it is the capital of the Somme department in the region of Picardy, or Picardie in French. Despite being a small town, it is very well-known for its famous cathedral: the Notre Dame ´Amiens, or, in English it...

    0 by Kate, one year ago
  • What to see in Amiens

    1. The Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Amiens (Amiens Cathedral): Source Of course, the cathedral is what is highlighted the most in this city and is one of the things you must see first. Its name in English is Our Lady and it's a church, considered to be the city's...

    0 by Lottie, 2 years ago
  • Amiens: sushi

    I am very excited to share with you the very best sushi buffet I have even been to while on a budget. You may or may not have read my post all about Amiens, the small city in Picardie, which is the region in the north of France where I did my Erasmus/international study...

    0 by E, 3 years ago
  • Gastronomy

    I am going to tell you about the typical meals of Picardy and Amiens and more about some restaurants, especially for those who plan on visiting as tourists. Picardy has wonderful traditional cooking, but simple, based on their wheat fields and their agricultural...

    0 by Caroline, 3 years ago
  • Day trip to Amiens, France

    Wanting to see more of France than only Paris, I joined a day trip to Amiens. Before coming to Paris, it was also an option for me to go there for my Erasmus and now I wanted to know how it was there. Amiens is located north of Paris in the region of Hauts-de-France and...

    0 by Nadine, 3 years ago
  • The Last Week in France Part IV

    Even if I hated that time was passing by so quickly, I knew that I had to continue with my life and my studies and that my place for the moment was not Amiens anymore. I was afraid of saying goodbye, especially to my boyfriend, but I knew that it was no goodbye forever,...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago
  • The Last Week in France Part III

    The time with my boyfriend passed by quickly as always, and soon he had to leave to work in the morning. I came with him and we had a short breakfast in our favourite "boulangerie" (bakery). I would not only miss him and my life in Amiens, I would also miss things like...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago
  • The Last Week in France Part II

    The time during my last week was running much too fast - I was not sure if I was already willing to say goodbye to my French life, but I had no choice. I had already filled in the form to leave the apartment in my residency and told everyone in Germany that I would...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago
  • The last week in France Part I

    Too much free time After I had fulfilled my bucket list during the days before with my German friend, I wanted to focus on spending as much time as possible with my boyfriend. I had only one week left in Amiens, and everything I could think about was how much I would...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago
  • Stairway to heaven - on top of the Cathedral

    Washing Workout So the next day I met my German friend again on the large square right in front of the cathedral and I hoped that this time it would work out and we could go up there. I hadn’t been very productive the hours before – I had slept in, cleaned my room a...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago
  • Discovering Amiens - Maison Jules Verne

    Bucket List for the last days Back to Amiens my last days were mainly reserved for my boyfriend. But as he had more and more work to do in order to finish his doctor thesis, he had to work for a large part of the day. Furthermore he wasn’t too interested in visiting...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago
  • Day at the Zoo

    Couples experience - Going to a wildcat park The day after my exam my boyfriend sent me a link in Facebook and told me to have a look at that. It was a Groupon offer for cheaper entrance into some kind of zoo. It was a park with wild cats like lions and leopards etc. in...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago
  • London is calling

    Plans for London - Alone The week passed by so quickly and I didn't even notice where the time had went. I had enjoyed the evenings and lunchtimes with my boyfriend so much that I really regretted having booked that trip to London so much time before. Don't get that...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago
  • One week of travel holidays

    Happy times with my boyfriend After my trip to Brussels and my trip to Paris I had one week at Amiens until I would go to London for five days. I had planned all those trips before I fell in love with my boyfriend and now I regretted a bit that I have to know everything...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago
  • Time for more adventures!

    Leaving Brussels The next day I packed my things, brought them into the car (which was standing right in front of the door fortunately) and waited for the owner of the apartment to come so that I could give him the keys. I waited and waited but he didn't come. There was...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago
  • The ghost train

    Train problems The time in the bus while we were driving from Normandy to Paris was horribly long. After an hour there was no hope left that we would be able to catch the last train to Amiens that we had found in the internet, so we just lay down and slept. Because it...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago
  • Mont Saint-Michel - The Disneycastle of Normandy

    Timetable in Danger The second day of the Normandy trip started with chaos. We met at 7:30 to have breakfast and were ready for departure at about 5 minutes to 8. But actually we were almost the only ones. There were people from our group that STARTED breakfast at 10 to...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago
  • Still Discovering Normandy

    Etretat - the beauty of nature  After Giverny the bus tour continued to Etretat, an amazing place in the Normandy. It' s a small village next to the sea, with small shops, cafés and a lot of tourists. Why? Because of the famous rock formation right next to the beach...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago
  • New beginnings and adventures in Normandy

    How jealousy can destroy relationships The situation with my boyfriend escalated more and more as he became incredibly jealous and I simply didn't want to deal with that anymore. I was confused, didn't know what to do and just needed time to think about all that. In...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago
  • Studying, thinking, the second exam

    Focusing on University The following week I didn't have a lot to do except studying and going to lectures, because my friend wasn't there and I didn't always want to join the others for partying as I am not the big nightlife fan. I did some sports and tried to cook...

    0 by Jenny, 4 years ago

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