I went to Berlin last weekend to reunite with my favorite city, see the illustrious Edwin again and pick up the bicycle I left there last summer. It was wonderful, nostalgic, surreal… and kind of abusive. As much as I love this city, I’m constantly reminded that it doesn’t love me back. Continue reading “Berlin doesn’t love you”
My internship at Der Tagesspiegel is going well. As an intern, I’m mostly doing “busy work” – formatting articles to be published online and building picture galleries – but I’m getting more and more chances to write! Continue reading “Published!”
The classes portion of our program finished up last week. I really enjoyed the excursions we did every Tuesday most of all. Some memorable ones included: Touring a mosque in Kreuzberg, seeing an outdoor theater production in Monbijou Park, and touring a German radio station. Continue reading “My new internship (and a long-overdue update on the past 6 weeks)”
Every time I fly across the Atlantic, it reminds me how much I hate it. Continue reading “Week 1: The program, the people and the living situation”
Several weeks ago I applied for a scholarship through the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service – trust me, the acronym makes sense in German) to study journalism in Berlin at the Freie Universität this summer. Well guess what?
I GOT IT!!! Continue reading “Announcement: I’m going back!”