Daniel Arnabar

Daniel Arnabar is a University of Pittsburgh student studying Marketing. He has a passion for photography and will be blogging in Florence, Italy for the Spring 2019 semester.

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4 Takeaways from My Time Studying and Interning in Florence

May 10, 2019 12:03:00 PM / by Daniel Arnabar

In his last blog entry on studying abroad, Daniel reflects on his time in Florence and captures the 4 important lessons he absorbed along the way from living, studying, interning, and enjoying life in a new country and culture. While this may be a goodbye, he is grateful for all that he has experienced in this enchanting city and counts this as one of the best decisions he's made.

We want to thank Daniel for documenting his study abroad and internship experience in Florence over the semester. We'll miss hearing about your time abroad! Cheers to your next step!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Exploring Siena and San Gimignano with CAPA

Apr 28, 2019 10:03:00 AM / by Daniel Arnabar

In this week's post, Daniel talks about going on an excursion to the Tuscan countryside and exploring the cities of Siena and San Gimignano. As he learns more about each city, he shares the little details that make these historic locations significant and captures photos of these sights.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Responding to Questions You Might Have About Studying in Florence

Apr 8, 2019 11:52:00 AM / by Daniel Arnabar

In this week's post, Daniel goes through 7 questions that may come up when you consider studying abroad. From finding the right time in your college career to make that leap to integrating yourself within a global city and its local culture, he shares his strategies, experiences, concerns, and successes.

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

5 Things I've Learned While Interning in Florence 

Mar 20, 2019 11:12:00 AM / by Daniel Arnabar

Interning abroad is an opportunity for you to participate in the world at large. In this week's post, Daniel describes his thoughts about his internship and juggling it with his studies and adapting to a new country. Take a look at his five takeaways and how you can accomplish work and build the marketable skills you need for the future.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Internships Abroad

The Do's and Don'ts of Spring Break Travel While Studying Abroad

Mar 9, 2019 10:29:00 AM / by Daniel Arnabar

Want to explore Europe while you study abroad? In this week's post, Daniel shares a list of do's and don'ts from his travel adventures to Portugal and Spain over spring break. Here's everything you need to know about planning trips, booking flights, and most of all—coordinating it with your travel buddies!

For my spring break abroad, a couple of my friends and I decided to take the week to hit Lisbon and Lagos in Portugal and Barcelona, Spain. This was the most travel I have ever done basically on my own, and I definitely learned a lot from my experience. I put together some do’s and don'ts that will hopefully help you have the smoothest journey possible when it’s your turn to explore Europe.

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

Seeking Nature in Florence: A Guide to The Boboli Gardens

Mar 4, 2019 12:05:00 PM / by Daniel Arnabar

In this week's post, Daniel finds a quick escape from the city life in Florence and takes us to the Boboli Gardens. He shares six interesting facts about this historic park and pairs them up with gorgeous visuals of the area. Want to know how to get in for free and where the eye-catching views are? Let Daniel give you the scoop!  

In a city humming with life, the hustle and bustle can become a bit overwhelming. From time to time you might find yourself craving some nature. Lucky for you, not far from the center of Florence you can find the Boboli Gardens. This green oasis provides a refreshing escape from the narrow streets and loud scooters to both locals and tourists.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

How to Spend a Weekend in Rome On a Student Budget

Feb 11, 2019 11:01:00 AM / by Daniel Arnabar

In this week's post, Daniel finds himself in Rome for the weekend and outlines the costs associated with visiting Italy's capital city. He debunks the myth of having to break the bank to have a good time by sharing cost-effective travel options. Enjoy this city through Daniel's photos and favorite moments!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

Here's What It's Like to Commute in Florence, Italy

Jan 20, 2019 9:09:00 AM / by Daniel Arnabar

Do you like to get lost in the beauty of your city? In this week's post, Daniel shows us some snapshots on what his daily 15-minute commute is like in Florence. Whether it's your first encounter or your fifteenth brush with the city, Florence knows how to simply captivate you and make you fall in love with it. 

In addition to my studies with CAPA, I chose to participate in the internship program that they offer. I am going to be interning with ShippyPro, a company that offers shipping and logistic solutions for small to large companies. The office is located about 15 minutes away from my apartment, and I wanted to share the amazing sights that I’ve encountered in making this short commute to work.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

From Procrastination to Prioritization – Making a Semester in Florence Happen

Jan 16, 2019 9:11:00 AM / by Daniel Arnabar

In his first post, Daniel shares how he decided to stop waiting for the right moment and take action now by studying and interning abroad. He tells us more about himself, his personal and professional goals, as well as what he wants to do in Florence, Italy!

I have to keep reminding myself that in less than a week I’ll be across the ocean, thousands of miles away from everything and everyone I know. It’s definitely a daunting thought. Now that I can count the number of days I have left in the States on one hand, the nerves are starting to creep in.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Meet Daniel Arnabar: Official CAPA Florence Blogger Spring 2019

Jan 4, 2019 4:24:00 PM / by Daniel Arnabar

Meet Daniel Arnabar, an official CAPA blogger in Florence, Italy for Spring 2019:

University: University of Pittsburgh
Major: Marketing
Study abroad location: Florence, Italy
Internship or volunteer placement: ShippyPro

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Posted in: Florence, Italy


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