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My Advice to You

In The Art of Travel, 14. Tips, Buenos Aires by Kiana1 Comment

On one of my last afternoons in New York, I was sitting on the edge of my friend’s bed when she handed me a pair of black platform heels. “Just trust me. You’ll need these.” I rolled my eyes but took them, because she seemed pretty confident that I would make use of the borderline-gothic shoes. She was right. Before …

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Tap In

In The Art of Travel, 14. Tips, Florence, Places by sabeena1 Comment

Florence, Italy is not an authentic Italian experience unless you make it one. I certainly wish I knew the diversity of Florence before coming, that’s certainly something I did not know much about and NYU wasn’t super clear about. I do wish I did a homestay sometimes, but I am not obsessed with Italian culture or set on being an …

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Tips and Tricks

In The Art of Travel, 14. Tips, Florence, Places by Isabel2 Comments

I cannot believe that my time abroad is almost at a close. It has been such an eventful semester; there have been good times, bad times, and everything inbetween. I definitely have some tips and tricks for those coming to study in Florence that I would love to share, in no particular order. It’s ok to speak English. There will …

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In The Art of Travel, 14. Tips, Berlin by Ashley Jankowski2 Comments

Come to Berlin. See what it lacks. Monday morning waiting for the U-bahn; Rush hour. I look around. Despite the start of the workday, the station isn’t crowded. Locals leisurely make their way to the platform. Sneakers. Jeans. Dogs. Flowers. The train arrives right on time. Doors open smoothly. No one pushes or shoves, yet we all manage to get …

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Embrace the differences

In The Art of Travel, 14. Tips, Sydney by FalynnLeave a Comment

The past few weeks, my friends and I have been discussing the strange feeling we’re all experiencing. It is a combination of happiness and sadness, satisfaction and regret, eagerness and hesitation. Studying abroad has this effect because of the unique opportunity you have to actually live in a place, but not for very long at all. It seems that right …

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To Whom It May Concern

In The Art of Travel, 14. Tips, Sydney by FlurinLeave a Comment

I think there are two main things I would pass along to people who are looking to study abroad in Sydney in the near future. One concerns the living arrangements while you are abroad and another concerns a travel destination. Currently, accommodations are organized by NYU, so until that changes this advice is not really applicable. However, I believe the …

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Expectations and Advice

In The Art of Travel, 14. Tips, Shanghai by Yuka Niwa1 Comment

When I decided to study abroad at NYU Shanghai, I had a set of expectations. Some things met my expectations, some things exceeded them, while others fell short. The most significant piece of advice that I would give to another student planning to study away at Shanghai is to keep an open mind and take everything step by step. Expectations …