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10 Awesome Apps for Studying Abroad in Florence

Aug 4, 2017 3:30:00 PM / by Emily Kearns

Words by Emily Kearns, a CAPA Florence study abroad alumna. Emily will be writing a column called "Remembering Florence" on CAPA World the first Friday of every month.

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It’s no surprise that technology is becoming more prevalent each and every day, and even though some students like to disconnect while they’re overseas, the truth of the matter is that millennials still spend way too much time on their phones and social media. However, while you’re abroad in Florence, there are quite a few scenarios when being on your phone can be very useful, especially since not everybody speaks English in the city. Here are 10 apps that I suggest downloading before you head there:

1. Firenze Up!

This app allows you to find events going on in and around the city of Florence. Going to events and any cultural celebrations in Florence will help you integrate into and learn more about this historic city, so Firenze Up! will be a great resource for you while you’re abroad.

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


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