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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

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