Novotel Poissy Orgeval
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... whenever I go over a speed bump. We also have tons of funny conversations in the car. It's something that I probably won't experience again for a veeeeerrryyyyy long time.
Call me "m'am" in the US and you will get the death glare. Call me "mademoiselle" or "madame" in France, and it's charming. I understand that "m'am" is just the contraction of "madam" aka "madame," but there's something about being ...
... work. An organization called PAIR (Partnership for the Advancement and Immersion of Refugees) was looking for a Program Manager and Volunteer Coordinator. While reading the posting, I found myself checking off all of the boxes and thinking that I was actually pretty qualified for the position. I sent off my CV and cover letter that night!
Okay....okay....I know you just want to know what the heck I'm ...
Axel is what the French call "cash" essentially meaning he is very blunt and says exactly what he wants to. Generally this works in my favor because he likes to tell me how pretty I am in the mornings, but sometimes it is just embarrassing.
A: Lauren, you look pretty in your dress!
M: Well thanks, Axel!
A: But you don't look pretty when you wear your t-shirt.
M: Oh really, which one?
A: All of them.
This is probably one of my favorite ...
... The French must be eternally dehydrated because they hardly drink at all while they eat! When I first arrived, I felt bad constantly asking for more water, but I've gotten over it. If this gives you any idea, my cousin thought the water glasses were shot glasses when he came to visit.
-Two-stepping: Again, I knew I'd be missing this one. There was no way that I was going to find a two-step partner, let alone somewhere to go. ...
... people's kids that you're watching. This is the case anytime you babysit or nanny. The kids aren't yours, and you have to follow the disciplinary style that their parents have set. You have to follow the schedule they have set. And, you try not to veer too far from what the kids are used to doing. However, it can get pretty awkward when you need to punish one of the kids for doing something and the parent turns ...
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility