3-MINUTE TRAVEL GUIDE:
LYON, FRANCE

DON’T FORGET TO PACK Running shoes, lined paper

BEST LEFT AT HOME Shampoo and other bulky toiletries

WHERE TO LIVE 6th Arrondissement, near Parc de la Tête d’Or

BEST EATS NEAR CAMPUS Paul (popular French cafe)

FAVORITE FRENCH ACTIVITY  “La grève” — strikes — just kidding!

WHERE TO STUDY Slika — a friendly “American-style” coffee shop

MUST-TRY LOCAL DISH Quenelle

BEST PHOTO OP “Only Lyon” sign at Confluence

BIGGEST FAIL Classes at Bron campus

BUY THIS Carte Jeune (youth rail discount card)

NOT THAT Vélo’v membership

MOST INTERESTING CLASS International relations between the US and UK

BEST PART OF THE PROGRAM Opportunity for full French immersion in school and at home

UNFORGETTABLE WEEKEND TRIPS  Annecy, Calanques de Cassis, Grenoble

BONUS PRO TIP Living with a host family gives you the most immersive French language experience

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SIERRA ALEF-DEFOE

Study Abroad Programs: University of Lyon II & Sciences Po and University of Copenhagen
Other Countries Visited: Norway, UK, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Italy
Home University: UC Berkeley
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Year: Senior (Graduating Summer 2016)

Sierra Alef-Defoe is a West Coast native and current nomad. She specializes in bioethics research and is passionate about advancing a cure for childhood cancer. Sierra enjoys cycling, running and hiking wherever she goes.

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