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Ally Espy

Ally Espy is a Finance and Marketing Major from the University of Pittsburgh and will be studying abroad in Florence. She is also getting a certificate in International Business and loves to learn about other cultures and traveling. Ally hopes that her time in Italy will help her in becoming more adaptable to new cultures and settings!

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A Tour of My Shared Apartment in Florence This Summer

Sep 14, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Ally Espy

This summer, Ally studied abroad and lived in Florence, Italy. She shows us around her accommodations abroad and tells us how she and her roommates adapted to the Italian style of living.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy

What It's Like Taking an Oil Painting Class in Florence

Aug 23, 2022 2:30:00 PM / by Ally Espy

The city of Florence is full of art, history, and inspiration, which makes it a great setting to take an art class. Take a look around the art studio in Florence where Ally Espy has been taking her oil painting class. Check out her progress!

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy, Local Culture

Visiting Siena and San Gimignano in the Summer

Aug 10, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Ally Espy

Ally Espy captures her summer adventure in her first video for CAPA. On this day trip led by CAPA Florence, Ally and her classmates got to see the city centers of Siena and San Gimignano in Italy. It was day filled with culture!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

Meet Ally Espy: Official CAPA Florence Blogger/Vlogger for Summer 2022

May 22, 2022 11:45:00 AM / by Ally Espy

Meet Ally Espy, an official CAPA blogger/vlogger in Florence, Italy for Summer 2022:

University: University of Pittsburgh
Major: Marketing and Finance
Study Abroad Location: Florence, Italy

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to get on the train and travel to other Italian cities on the weekends. I am eager to get to see a side of Italy that most people do not have the opportunity to and visit smaller less popular spots.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy


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