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Stuck Here Forever??

In The Art of Travel, 7. Free topic, Washington DC by SoniaLeave a Comment

My favorite part of DC is the abundance of opportunities there are in my field of international relations. The variety in internships, free seminars and events, and accessibility of scholars/experts have helped me grow as both a student and a young professional. In Shanghai, I wasn’t able to find any internships that were relevant to my field. In New York, …

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Der Lorax

In Berlin, The Art of Travel, 7. Free topic by Gillian1 Comment

I’ve always enjoyed autumn the most of all seasons, and it occurred to me right before I left for Berlin that I will not have experienced autumn in New York for two years. This realization at first tinged my excitement for Berlin with sadness. Autumn in New York just has a certain je ne sais quois–that same sharp New York …

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La Flâneuse

In The Art of Travel, Paris, 7. Free topic by JaxxLeave a Comment

It seems almost impossible to study in Paris without encountering the idea of Le Flâneur or La Flâneuse. They are the wanderers, loungers, strollers. They are those people who observe and comment on urban life, who walk to reflect and see the world around them. A friend of mine who studied here her freshman year even has a tattoo of …

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Traveling to the Land Down Under

In The Art of Travel, 7. Free topic, Washington DC by Matthew ChungLeave a Comment

During my second semester of freshman year at New York University, I had the opportunity to take several different options of classes available to Steinhardt’s Honors Students. While being in the program and being able to take classes like these ones was satisfying and advantageous in its own right, the most significant feature of this program was its benefit of …

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go

In The Art of Travel, Paris, 7. Free topic by Tessa3 Comments

I feel like I haven’t talked much about my travels outside of Paris thus far on this blog, so I want to dedicate this post to exploring some of my travels and some of my upcoming trips.  So far I have been to Milan, Italy, Verona, Italy, Munich Germany, Arles, France, Baux-de-Provence, France, and Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France (as well as Paris, …