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There and Back Again: A Berlin Story

There and Back Again: A Berlin Story

Moving to Berlin was a bit of a homecoming for me. Almost seven years ago, I wandered these same streets for a semester abroad. I was excited to return, but I found a lot had changed. Here are some main differences between my time in Berlin then and now: My German: In 2009, I had finished 3 language courses and was taking a fourth plus history and literature in German. Later, after several years of disuse, I only remembered the fundamentals: Ein Bier bitte (one beer please). Apartment…

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