Visiting Tarragona: Connecting the Past and Present

Aug 4, 2022 10:30:00 AM / by Mia Forouhari

History is abundant in Tarragona, Spain, including a UNESCO World Heritage site. On this CAPA day trip, Mia tours 3 landmarks in this city near Barcelona.

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Posted in: International Education, Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

A Day-to-Night Glimpse of My Study Abroad Life in Dublin

Aug 2, 2022 10:15:00 AM / by Peyton Smith

Peyton Smith sends in her entry from Dublin and captures a day in the life of a student abroad. Check out the interesting places she went to and all the things she learned around the city.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, International Education

Sunset on the Arno: Historic Tales of Florence’s Bridges

Aug 1, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Ashley Feiler

Get onboard and go on a water tour of the city with Ashley. She tells us 3 tales of bridges around Florence and their significance historically as well as how you can experience them in the here and now like a local.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

Assessment: An Interview with Dr. W. K. Obi

Jul 28, 2022 3:30:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President for Strategic Engagement Dr. Michael Woolf. This month, Dr. Woolf covers the topic of assessments within education abroad and welcomes new perspectives from a professional colleague in the field.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Spending Orientation Day Around Barcelona

Jul 27, 2022 4:30:00 PM / by Taylor Atkinson

Taylor Atkinson checks in from Barcelona and captures her first day of study abroad with an orientation day around the city. Join Taylor as she kicks off this experience!

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Posted in: International Education, Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

4 Beautiful Natural Wonders Around Ireland

Jul 25, 2022 9:15:00 AM / by Emmey Harris

Emmey Harris visits several sweeping landscapes in Ireland and Northern Ireland and shows us the scenic visuals that take you to another world. Here's a list of the most accessible landmarks to stop by.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Local Culture

Getting a Hang of Barcelona in My First Week Abroad

Jul 22, 2022 4:30:00 PM / by Mia Forouhari

Mia Forouhari details her first impressions of Barcelona from the moment she lands in the airport and through her entire week. She shares a great starting point to exploring the city, as well as how to prepare for all your new classes after arriving abroad.

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Posted in: Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations, Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

The Coffee Culture in Florence

Jul 20, 2022 4:00:00 PM / by Maya Tolerico

In her first post about study abroad life in Florence, Maya Tolerico gives us a crash course on the coffee culture in Italy. Get the dish on how to differentiate between beverages, avoiding faux pas, and putting in your order the right way. 

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Food Abroad, Local Culture

Looking Back On My Dreamlike Semester in Florence

Jul 14, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Chris Reidy

In his final post as a CAPA Florence blogger, Chris Reidy has arrived home and taken time to reflect on his life abroad. He tells us the things he’ll miss most about Florence and living in the heart of one of the world's most historic and important cities.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy

Coloring London: Celebrating Holi Abroad

Jul 12, 2022 12:00:00 PM / by Aditi Sridhar

Aditi Sridhar, a CAPA London alum and Diversity Advocates Scholar, studied abroad during spring 2022. She shares her account of participating in the Holi festival in London. Holi is the Hindu “Festival of Colors” which celebrates the spring season and the triumph of good over evil. Read more about her experience abroad and what it was like to come together with the South Asian community in London.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad


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