Bridget Abroad

The entrance to the festival decorated with colorful gourds, one wearing a hat on Oct. 21, 2018. (Bridget McTague | For the Juneau Empire)

Bridget Abroad: Jack-o’-lanterns vs. Jacques-o’-lanterns

Spooky Season doesn’t really exist in France. At school, there is definitely no “Halloweek.” October doesn’t feel the same without skeletons and spiderwebs everywhere. On… Continue reading

 

Flags and students from around the world! You can see me and the other Americans holding the AK flag and a tiny Old Glory. (Bridget McTague | For the Juneau Empire)

Bridget Abroad: The Alaska flag afar

There was only one thing to do — whip out my Alaska flag.

Flags and students from around the world! You can see me and the other Americans holding the AK flag and a tiny Old Glory. (Bridget McTague | For the Juneau Empire)

Bridget Abroad: Not your average school lunch

In France, school lunch is not just a meal, it’s an event.

Bridget Abroad: Bonjour, France

On the 10-hour nonstop flight from Seattle to Paris, it finally hit me — I’m on my way to France. No turning back now! When… Continue reading