Making the Most of My Last Week in Shanghai

Jan 28, 2020 9:42:00 AM / by Tina Huang

Although Tina is not ready to leave Shanghai, she makes the most of her last week there by eating all her favorite foods, visiting her favorite places, and spending time with her friends and internship coworkers.

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Local Culture

Where I am Living this Semester with CAPA Florence

Jan 28, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

CAPA blogger Sara Shriber has just arrived in Florence and she is thrilled to be living among Florentines for the semester! Check out her apartment and charming neighborhood!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Addressing Homelessness: a Systemic, International Issue

Jan 27, 2020 11:45:00 AM / by Guest Posts

The one thing we all have in common is our shared identity of being human. CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Danielle Tahan writes about homelessness in London and what we can do to support the community. She also talks about how she volunteered with a local organization to provide homeless youth a safe place to sleep overnight. Find out how you can also volunteer while studying abroad with CAPA!

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

How My Time Abroad Shaped My Perspective

Jan 24, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

One month after returning from her fall semester in Florence, Sarah shares a final reflection on the lessons she's learned and the places she had a chance to explore. Check out her blog for her opinion of the overall study abroad experience and advice for prospective and future students.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

How Jet Lag Changed How I Value My Time

Jan 23, 2020 9:15:00 AM / by Will Baldwin

CAPA blogger Will has just arrived in London, and she is making the most of her first few days despite battling jet lag. Check out her debut blog post to find out how jet lag has changed how she values her time to see what she's been up to so far!

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

A U.S. Student's Guide to Cheap Eats in Florence

Jan 22, 2020 2:30:49 PM / by Azalea Brown

While one could argue that Tuscan Italian fare is all one should ever need to eat, there often comes a point while studying in Italy where you begin to feel homesick for foods like wings, nachos, and even sushi. Well don't worry, because CAPA Florence alumn Azalea has a guide to some awesome student budget-friendly deals at different restaurants around Florence to satisfy those cravings. Check it out!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Food Abroad

On Moving In and Megxit

Jan 20, 2020 10:45:00 AM / by James Nightengale

James arrives in London and gives a play-by-play of how Megxit unfolded on his first full day in the city. He also compares the notion of choice, autonomy, and agency within the British and American cultures in various aspects of life.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Thoughts and Advice Post-Semester Abroad in Sydney

Jan 19, 2020 9:44:00 AM / by Cory Clemente

Cory is back home in the U.S. and has had some time to process his semester abroad. Check out the video to hear his reflection of his time in Sydney, as well as advice to help you get the most out of your study abroad experience!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

Why I Love the Multicultural Side of Sydney

Jan 18, 2020 11:00:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Maria Do shares the reasons why she's drawn so much to Sydney and how her time there has strengthened her connection to her Vietnamese culture. She also explores Chinatown and Little Italy and gets a fine taste of the cuisine there.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Diversity Abroad

What I Learned from London's Diaspora Communities

Jan 17, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Uma Balaji interviews everyday people of color from the streets of London in order to better grasp the impact of British colonization. This project resulted in the Instagram account @_brownlondon_ chronicling the stories and backgrounds of various London migrants and their international cultures.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad


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