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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, a Killer of 42,000, Shows Darkest Side of Nazi Germany

It goes without saying that the most discomforting and inhumanely gloomy place a person can visit is a concentration camp. Today, at Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp north of Berlin, an initial glance likely won’t trigger images of the horrors once carried out there by the Nazi [...]

June 3, 2014 Travel & Culture

Read About My Novel: Bursting the Bubble

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May 31, 2014 Music & Arts

Class Is Over, So Now What Do I Do in Europe?

Well my photo class here in Berlin flew by. We had our last group dinner atop the mighty TV Tower Wednesday, and everyone headed back to the U.S. or out to do their own European thing Thursday. But Hannah came in [...]

May 31, 2014 Travel & Culture

‘New Yorker’ Artist Christoph Niemann Gives the Inside Scoop to Process, Time Management

From his Berlin workspace, artist and designer Christoph Niemann talked with our class about the artistic process as well as wowed us with some of his work. (If you’re bored, let it fascinate you, too.) Among Niemann’s many claims to [...]

May 29, 2014 Travel & Culture

VIDEO: Berlin Guide Explains Nazi, Concentration Camp Allure

(Watch in 1080p HD for best quality.) I spent a couple days hanging out with Darren, a Nazi research and Berlin tour guide, for the final project in our photo class. In the above video, he describes why he came to [...]

May 27, 2014 Travel & Culture

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