Author Archives: Joël Thai

About Joël Thai

Bonjour ! My name is Joël Thai, I am an environmental engineer, passionate photographer, triathlete, and world traveler from Paris, France. I spent four years in Berkeley for graduate school, research, and teaching. Living at International House Berkeley was such an enriching and exciting experience! Go Bears!

Let’s go to Lake Tahoe!

Bonjour ! Living in Berkeley is very enjoyable thanks to all the diverse people and the endless activities you can do in the Bay Area. But fun activities are far from being limited to the Bay Area. Northern California is … Continue reading

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Let’s go to museums!

Bonjour ! I was told that many of you liked my previous post and went on a Golden Gate Bridge bike ride. I hope you liked it! This ride is so scenic, I have done it many times with friends, … Continue reading

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Golden Gate Bridge Bike Ride

Bonjour ! Today is the first day of classes, are you excited? I hope you are! You have travelled far to come to Berkeley, to receive a world-class education, and to work with brilliant professors and peers. Although you have … Continue reading

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The I-House retreat, where it all started!

Bonjour ! To continue on Gabrielle’s post from yesterday, I also want to share how awesome the retreat is. Before we start, let me introduce myself quickly. My name is Joël Thai and I grew up in Paris, France. I … Continue reading

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