Author Archives: Dominga Julicia J

About Dominga Julicia J

Julicia is a junior in the School of Foreign Service. She is studying at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (also known as Sciences Po) in Poitiers, France. She has loved creative writing since she was young, and has a passion for learning foreign languages. She is very excited to be studying abroad in France at Sciences Po!

An Epilogue of Sorts

It’s been a month since I have come back from France. I returned to the United States on June 30, and barely passed a week here when my family and I flew back Trinidad because of the sudden death of … Continue reading

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Salamanca: November flashback

Hi all! A while back I promised to post about my week-long trip to Salamanca in November, and I had written the post in January sometime. However, this was around the time that the photo-uploading site was down, and I … Continue reading

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An unwanted visitor on my trip: Strep

This morning I woke up, was brushing my teeth, and discovered a white patch on one of my tonsils. After having a minor panic attack, I searched the symptom online. I think I may have strep throat. I’m searching for … Continue reading

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springtime

Walking on cobblestones in high heels is an art. Walking on wet cobblestones in high heels is a disaster. It rained on Friday. It was hard enough keeping myself up while dodging the cracks in between the slick stones, but … Continue reading

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Welcome (back) to Poitiers!

So I’ve realized that while here in Poitiers…I haven’t really talked much about Poitiers! I’ve talked about school, about the election, about my time spent in other countries abroad while on break from school, but poor little Poitiers has remained … Continue reading

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Sunset over Asilah

This Thursday, I got the results of a presentation that I had been working on. The professor took me aside ten minutes before the class and walked me out to the little school courtyard. He then lit up a cigarette … Continue reading

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Travels in Europe and Africa! Part II : Milan Airport and Spain

Because life goes on Poitiers even though I haven’t yet finished describing my two-week trip in February in Europe and Africa…I’ve decided to do a 3-part series of my travels there, as well as writing ongoing blogs about my life … Continue reading

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part 2??

So i know there is probably somebody out there wondering where part two to my February travels is. This blog is not it. This is the why-part-two-is-two-weeks-delayed post. Taking advantage of the fact that the blog picture uploading feature is … Continue reading

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Travels in Europe and Africa! Part I: Italy

I am back after two weeks of traveling! I returned to Poitiers last Sunday, the 22nd and classes started right away on the 23rd. During my short winter break, I visited three countries—Italy, Spain, and Morocco. In Italy, there was … Continue reading

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backpacking europe–&morocco–until further notice!

Exams are FiNALLY over!!!! Today marks the official start of our two week vacation before the second semester starts. I am so relieved, excited, and well, flat-out tired. But I have no time to waste sleeping because in less than … Continue reading

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