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Germany Day 7: Egyptian and Roman Artifacts, Berlin Sunset

On my seventh day in Berlin, I ventured to the Neues Museum, which has an impressive collection of artifacts, the most notable of which is the Nefertiti bust; and the impressive Soviet War Memorial in Treptower Park, which includes a [...]

May 25, 2014 Travel & Culture

Germany Day 6: Hitler’s Bunker Today, Remaining WWII Damage in Berlin

Today’s highlight was a walking tour, which included seeing the sites of Hitler’s bunker, Checkpoint Charlie, the Holocaust Memorial, and one of the few remaining Nazi buildings. Check them out in the photos! [...]

May 24, 2014 Travel & Culture

Germany Day 5: Visit with ‘Wall Street’ Reporter

Day 5 was mostly uneventful, but we did have a chance to chat with Mary Lane, a Wall Street Journal arts reporter based in the newspaper’s Berlin offices. Photos from the day are below. Also, here are some more tips I’ve [...]

May 23, 2014 Travel & Culture

Germany Day 4: Rockin’ for Socialism, the Reichstag

Our fourth day in Berlin was probably the most eventful yet, with visits to the Reichstag, Germany’s “equivalent” to the U.S. Capitol building; the Brandenburg Gate; and a socialist political rally in Alexanderplatz square that featured the German band Lastrel. We also visited [...]

May 22, 2014 Travel & Culture

Germany Day 3: Berliner Dom, Largest Mercedes Showroom

Weather canceled our walking tour through Berlin, but we still managed to get to the Berliner Dom, the world’s largest Mercedes-Benz showroom and cylindrical fish tank, a bike race that closed many of the city’s streets, and some other sites. [...]

May 21, 2014 Travel & Culture

Megabus Adds New Orleans, Other Routes from Gainesville

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May 20, 2014 Business, Travel & Culture