Day in the Life: Washington D.C.

I never imagined myself wearing a suit and tie. However, my stubborn perception faded once I arrived in Washington D.C. and started interning in the office of one of the nation’s congressional senators. Other students...

Beijing: Living in the Layers of the City

I will never stop arriving in Beijing. Between my plane touching down in China and my plane taking off for home one year later, each day will assimilate me a little further into the...

Paris: The Palace of Versailles Is a Dream, No Matter How Touristy

I have a secret: I really, really like going to the Chateau of Versailles. I know it isn't cool or Parisian to enjoy a place that seems as touristy as Disneyland, but being cool...

Shanghai: A Walk in the Park

My arrival in Shanghai coincided with the coldest winter in the last 15 years, complete with snow and icy sidewalks. Today was the first day in the city that I could leave my room...

Spring Break at NYU London: Seas the Day! Where My Beaches At?

If I had to describe London weather in one word, it would be dreary. The climate in the British capital is very much what you’d expect: rainy, cloudy and moody. As a result, the...

Welcome Back to the Abroad Desk

A week before I left for my semester abroad in Paris, the list of things I was worried about could be condensed into one sentence: Where am I going to find good iced coffee?...

Here’s What I Learned During My Time in London

When I stepped off the plane to begin my study abroad, London greeted me with torrential downpours and winds that turned my umbrella inside out. As I dodged puddles, the reality of what I...

Tel Aviv: A Night in Fez

I bought a bunch of cheap charter plane tickets when I saw that I had 10 days off of school in Israel, where I am currently living for the year. Because I study the...

A Tale of Two Cities, but One Without Dollar Pizza

Three roller bags crashing onto the cobblestone ground, my arms flailing and me, drenched in sweat: this was my arrival at NYU Florence at the start of this semester, the fall of my sophomore...

World Politics: The Spring of Closed Doors

In New York City, many students may still be reeling from the 2016 political whirlwind. However, leaving the coastal elite bubble to spend time abroad gives students a rude awakening that world politics continues...

D.C.: Washington Marches in Protest Against Trump

NYU D.C. post-election felt numb. Students displayed an array of emotions — anger, sadness, frustration, confusion, shock — and no one really knew how to handle them. I was in complete denial and became stuck in...

Paris: A Visit to Marvelous Marseille

Marseille is a city in the south of France known for its Mediterranean coastline and its rich history as a trade center. Now, Marseille is a bustling metropolis. Its arrondissements have distinct personalities influenced by...
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