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Lynn Dang

Lynn Dang (she/her) is a Finance major from the University of Pittsburgh, studying in Florence, Italy for fall 2022. She looks forward to sharing her meaningful experiences exploring such a historic city. From her sculpture class to her intended daily walks around Florence, Lynn aims to fully experience everything this global city has to offer. Follow along as she blogs about her adventures!

Recent Posts

5 Italian Attractions To Visit in the Birthplace of the Renaissance

Feb 26, 2023 12:30:00 PM / by Lynn Dang

Prioritize these 5 must-see attractions when you’re in Florence, Italy! Take in the art, history, culture, and more when you stop by and spend time in the birthplace of the Renaissance.

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

7 Routines I've Established While Studying Abroad in Florence

Feb 6, 2023 10:00:00 AM / by Lynn Dang

Lynn Dang shares 7 routines she has settled into during her time in Florence. She has formed her routines to meet a few goals including balancing academics and a social life, as well as self-care and travel.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy

How To Use the Bus System in Florence, Italy

Jan 27, 2023 2:00:00 PM / by Lynn Dang

Lynn Dang shares a 3-step guide on how to navigate and use the bus and public transportation system in Florence. This is a handy primer before studying abroad and visiting the Italian city!

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

How To Deal with Confusing Feelings: Homesickness and Culture Shock

Dec 10, 2022 3:30:00 PM / by Lynn Dang

It's completely normal to have a wave of differing emotions when you move and live abroad for a period of time. Whether they're ups or downs, you might run into feelings that can be confusing. Lynn Dang shares 4 tips to deal with homesickness and culture shock when you're abroad.

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

I'm a Finance Major and These are the Non-Business Courses I'm Taking Abroad

Nov 10, 2022 9:30:00 AM / by Lynn Dang

Lynn Dang is a Finance major from University of Pittsburgh who is studying abroad in Florence. She's branching out of her comfort zone this semester and taking classes outside her major. See what courses she picked and how she's been faring in Italy!

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Exploring Firenze on a CAPA Walk + 4 Culture Shock Moments

Oct 10, 2022 9:30:00 AM / by Lynn Dang

Lynn Dang, a University of Pittsburgh student, writes in about arriving in Florence for the fall and how she's been taking in the city. With her first day spent hiking through the city and nature with other students from CAPA, she shares her observations and things she learned about the Italian way of life compared to the US.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture, Why Study Abroad

Meet Lynn Dang: Official CAPA Florence Blogger for Fall 2022

Sep 25, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by Lynn Dang

Meet Lynn Dang (she/her), an official CAPA Blogger in Florence, Italy for Fall 2022.

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

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to live in the birthplace of the Renaissance! I have taken mostly business classes, so I am thrilled to study the humanities via the classroom and experiential learning in Florence.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy

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