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I Am Dumb in Spanish

In The Art of Travel, 2. Communicating, Buenos Aires by Kiana2 Comments

There is one way I feel that I can accurately describe my experience thus far with the language barrier. It’s a Monday morning in Spanish class, and I’m explaining the spread of neoliberalism in post World War II Latin American nations. One hour later, I’m in a nail salon, and all I’m able to spit out is “hola….. nails..?” It’s …

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El fin

In The Art of Travel Spring 2017, 15. Farewells, Buenos Aires by Matthew G

I was nominated to speak at our End-of-the-Semester event for NYUBA, and I wrote this speech with this assignment in mind. I want to start by saying I feel very lucky to be here with you all tonight.  Especially because I came here knowing exactly one person, and really clung on to that friendship.  Thanks Molly.  But now I really …

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Don’t cry for me Argentina cause I won’t be crying for you

In The Art of Travel Spring 2017, 15. Farewells, Buenos Aires by Vanessa

Unlike my classmates who aren’t ready to leave Buenos Aires, I can’t wait until I’m boarding my plane back home. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve had a fantastic time traveling throughout Argentina and Latin America but New York is calling my name. Since I arrived back in August, my sentiment towards Buenos Aires hasn’t changed… I’m not a huge fan. …

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Chau, querido

In The Art of Travel Spring 2017, 15. Farewells, Buenos Aires by Alexandra G

Going home is always so strange. Whether I have a great or terrible time, for me, it’s still strange. If the time passed wasn’t so great, I think, “I should’ve given it another chance. I should’ve taken advantage of everything.” If the time passed was great, I think, “I’ll miss it.” Going home is so strange because I never really …

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Tips on Tips on Tips

In The Art of Travel Spring 2017, 14. Tips, Buenos Aires by Matthew G

The reality is, NYU Buenos Aires is incredibly insular.  While it is so incredibly convenient that NYU carefully drops us into one of our many abroad sites–where we pay the same price, take classes that transfer back to our home campus, and have access to the same resources–it comes with some drawbacks.  The first, you are constantly surrounded by other …