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Sound of Silence

In Communicating, Prague, The Art of Travel Spring 2015 by Kaylyn Kavi

Communication between human beings is just as much about gestures, body language and inflection in your voice, as it is the actual words that come out of your mouth. And in the Czech Republic, communicating has taken on a whole new meaning for me, because those little things that people use to communicate here, are very different. To begin, the …

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Jedna Voda, Prosim

In Communicating, Prague, The Art of Travel Spring 2015 by Eric Duan

“This page is in Czech. Would you like to translate it?” prompted Google as I surfed the web. Without the almighty Google Translate, my inability to understand the Czech language would even have inhibited my ability to surf the web. I even began wondering how I managed to survive 3 weeks in this country. Had the locals not spoken at …

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Never Truly Lost

In Wayfinding, Prague, The Art of Travel Spring 2015 by Eric Duan

The idea that being completely lost is a rare experience never crossed my mind. I never thought about the various street signs and bus maps being crutches as I found my way around. Even when I first arrived in New York City freshman year, I always had these way-finding devices and was never truly lost. To the left of 1st …

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Making My Way Downtown

In Wayfinding, Prague, The Art of Travel Spring 2015 by Kaylyn Kavi

The idea of an “internal GPS” is something very familiar to me, as it describes perfectly how I have oriented and navigated myself all of my life. For me, I don’t necessarily require street signs and mileage to remember the route that I am going. Instead, I have always paid more attention to the landmarks, stand-out buildings, and even just …

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Dobry Den, Prague!

In Arrivals, Prague, The Art of Travel Spring 2015 by Matthew Seepersad

Hi, my name is Matthew Seepersad. I am currently a sophomore, studying finance at marketing here at NYU. I was born and raised in New Jersey, however my family comes from Trinidad, a small country that falls at the southern tip of the Caribbean. I am  studying abroad in Prague which is the wealthiest, and arguably the most beautiful, city …

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A Whole New World

In Arrivals, Prague, The Art of Travel Spring 2015 by Kaylyn Kavi

My name is Kaylyn Kavi and I am a Sophomore at NYU Stern majoring in Finance and minoring in Business, Entertainment, Media & Technology. I am also lucky enough to be living in Prague for the next four months with some of the best people I could hope to find, period. Because, while I consider traveling and experiencing new cultures …

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Arriving in Prague

In Arrivals, Prague, The Art of Travel Spring 2015 by Eric Duan

Hi everyone! My name is Eric, and I am currently a sophomore in NYU Stern studying finance. I am originally from Louisville, Kentucky and will be spending my spring semester in Prague. Like many other students, I chose to come to Prague in order to explore the Czech Republic and Europe. I personally have never been to Europe before, and …

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“Na Zdravi!”

In Arrivals, Prague, The Art of Travel Spring 2015 by Ross Barreiro

Hello fellow travelers! My name is Ross Barreiro, I am a sophomore in Stern, and I am lucky enough to be living in Prague for the next four months or so. While I am still a little undecided as to my concentrations I am currently planning on majoring in Finance and Marketing with a minor in Business, Entertainment, Media, and …