Memorial at the Ravensbruck Concentration Camp

There was a Nazi Concentration Camp built just for women. Visiting Ravensbrück is hard but necessary. You must prepare yourself to walk into a world of contradiction. For starters, the Ravensbrück Concentration Camp sits on the shore of a picturesque lake in northern Berlin. The beauty of the scene belies the horror that once …

Topography of Terror

While visiting Berlin’s Topography of Terror museum, I found myself pushing anxiously through the exit doors into the damp December air. Standing there on the steps of the terror museum, I attempted to absorb the hard – but necessary – lessons about the horrors of the Nazi regime from its astonishingly swift rise to …