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First Week in Berlin

In Introductions, Berlin, The Art of Travel Fall 2014 by Jesse Wheaton3 Comments

Hallo, Ich bin Jesse. I’m from Oakland, California and, like the rest of you, studying at NYU Gallatin. I’m currently a second semester Junior. Like a lot of Gallatin kids my concentration is a mouthful and has a lot of colons: Patterns: At the Crossroads of Fine Art, Theoretical Mathematics, and Sociology An International Study of the Beauty, Language, and Interpretation …

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Climb Ev’ry Mountain: Plunging Head-First into German Culture

In Introductions, Berlin, The Art of Travel Fall 2014 by Lila Faria2 Comments

I’m a little freaked out. A few mornings ago, I arrived at NYU Berlin. My RAs have German accents, and my bed has no pillows. I feel like I am surrounded by the hills from The Sound of Music. And I still don’t know why I’m here. Image source New Bed: Lila FariaBoarding the Plane – Lila: Lila Faria10648973_10203905452012049_2464565969423006676_o: Lila …