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A Home for History Nerds: Washington D.C.

When my friends talk about Thanksgiving traditions, they talk about classic things: turkey, specialty sides, visiting infrequently seen loved ones, maybe even some family squabbles. I can’t relate. For the last few years, my family traveled during Thanksgiving. And not to see relatives, but for a family vacation. The reasoning? With everyone’s busy schedule, especially[…]

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The Controversy of the World War II Museum

One of the coolest museums my study abroad group visited in Gdansk was one that technically wasn’t a museum yet – rather the promise of one. The World War II Museum in Gdansk was set to be open, but thanks to complications the opening has been postponed. Today it is a partially constructed building, one I was[…]