Day in the Life: Madrid

Before I arrived in Spain, I did not realize how little accurate knowledge I had of the country. To be honest, I had always thought of it as another colonial power turned European Union...

Où Est Mon Portable?! (Where’s My Phone?)

It’s easy to get caught up in life abroad — so much so that students often forget about the everyday dangers in their new cities. During my first year in London, we were briefly...

Day in the Life: Paris

What is it like living in one of the most romantic cities in the world? Honestly, it gets pretty repetitive. My Mondays start nice and early at seven in the morning. I wake up...

Spring Break All Abroad

For most NYU students studying abroad, spring break just waved goodbye. One of the appeals of studying away in Europe is how close together countries are, making trips way shorter and cheaper than in...

NYU’s Abroad Sites Join March for Our Lives Movement

On March 24 the March for Our Lives united around 1.2 million people in the United States and agglomerated even more in the 800 sibling events across the globe when survivors of the Marjory...

Day in the Life: Florence

Benvenuti a Firenze! Birthplace of the Renaissance, home of the Galleria degli Uffizi and host of Michelangelo’s David. While Florence has a big reputation, the city is small —  only 380,000 people call it...

The Borders of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

A few weeks ago, an anonymous Indian junior at NYU Madrid noticed two Spanish women staring at her at the bus stop. She responded with prolonged eye contact and walked onto the bus. She...

Day in the Life: London

When I first applied to study abroad in London, I didn’t know what to expect. I had spent some time in France and Italy during the past summer, but my travels never extended to...

The Australian Beach Body and Social Media

There’s nothing that makes you feel more naked than being in a bikini on a crowded beach — except for maybe actually being naked on the beach. Being in Sydney this semester, I’ve noticed...

Day in the Life: Sydney

Studying abroad in Sydney has put me the farthest I have ever been from home, be it New York City or the Pacific Northwest. Despite being so far away, there is something familiar about...

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...

Day in the Life: Shanghai

Moving to Shanghai for the spring semester was my first real culture shock. I have never struggled so much to carry out basic tasks, such as finding the bathroom or even correctly pronouncing the...
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