Shut Up And Go
August 07, 2020
8 min read
August 06, 2020
6 min read
July 28, 2020
10 min read
July 23, 2020
3 min read
July 20, 2020
12 min read
July 17, 2020
Hello from Paris, friends, where we’re well into month two of lockdown. I hope you’re all holding up as best you can. I’m up to...
By Julia Hamilton
April 24, 2020
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October 30, 2019
Well, now this is getting a little scary, isn’t it! I’ve never seen the movie Pandemic, but I understand that it was a science-fiction thriller....
Since I’ve been home for the holidays, relatives and old friends have been asking me, “are you affected by all that striking going on in...
Teaching, a noble profession. Could there be any greater joy than seeing knowledge flash in a child’s eyes? Hearing your class count to ten in...
After finally seeing Eat, Pray, Love for the first time, I have something to say. Is it almost a decade too late to have a...
I’m moving to Paris. This means it’s time to commemorate the occasion in the best way I know: crying about it. This is for you,...
August 19, 2019
I am proud to have shared my appreciation of French boulangeries on this site in the past, but, to be honest, there are moments when...
June 05, 2019
Welcome to France, the home of high-falutin’ haute cuisine and down-home cuisine paysanne – both of which, when exported, end up three times more expensive than any other...
May 15, 2019
It’s been a bumpy road, friends, but after too many emails, cover letters, and CVs, the moment has arrived. A blazer? I wore it. The...
April 27, 2019
When I hear Couchsurfing stories, they’re typically presented in a way that assumes the listener is a social butterfly of one kind or another. They...
April 09, 2019
Let’s get baking, y’all! I’ve been having a grand old time making food videos over on the Shut Up and Go Instagram–you’ve seen those, right?...
April 08, 2019
I may choose to live in a foreign country and fly wherever my wallet will allow, but the number one destination for me will always...
March 10, 2019
Want money? Same, yall. Shoot. With the teaching assistant salary I’m on, my wallet opens up with a cartoonish cloud of white smoke. Poof. And...
March 04, 2019
7 min read
As I’ve mentioned before, I’m an advocate of experiencing the whole wide world from where you’re sitting, whether that’s on a train, a plane, or...
January 22, 2019
Once you’re out of school, if you went to school, and you’re leaving the comfort of a study abroad department behind, going international starts looking...
December 17, 2018