A Shopper's Paradise: Exploring the Fake Market in Shanghai

Nov 9, 2017 11:30:00 AM / by Irene Kanthan

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Sarah is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Fashion Retail and Merchandising major at Lasell College, she is studying abroad in Shanghai this semester.

In this week's post, Sarah experiences shopping and bargaining at a fake market Shanghai.

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Activities Abroad, Shopping Abroad

Halloween Abroad: The Dublin Macnas Parade

Nov 7, 2017 1:30:00 PM / by Irene Kanthan

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Elizabeth is an official CAPA blogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Communication major at Lasell College, she is studying abroad in Dublin this semester.

In this week's post, Elizabeth gets a closer look at the Dublin Macnas Parade during Halloween and sees a different side of the city.

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The Halloween season has officially come to an end. When walking down the street today, businesses were taking the cobwebs off their business signs and the pumpkins out of their windows. Even though the season of apples and spooky decorations has ended, I'm glad I was able to experience part of Dublin’s Halloween spirit.

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As we stood on the sidewalk of Capel Street, the crowds around us were electric. On Monday night, my friends and I joined the crowd of all ages to watch the Dublin Macnas Parade. Children were dressed up in costumes patiently waiting for the event to begin.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Cultural Insights, Activities Abroad

Remember What It Was Like On the 5th of November?

Nov 6, 2017 11:30:00 AM / by Irene Kanthan

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Maureen is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A BFA major at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, she is studying abroad in London this semester.

In this week's post, Maureen remembers the 5th of November and experiences Guy Fawkes Day with her study abroad friends in London.

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Posted in: London, England, History Abroad, Activities Abroad

Waking Up in the Heart of an Australian Zoo

Nov 3, 2017 1:30:00 PM / by Irene Kanthan

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Hanna is an official CAPA blogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Marketing, Finance, and International Business major at the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, Carlson School of Management, she is studying abroad in Sydney this semester.

In this week's post, Hanna interacts with animals at Taronga Zoo and stops by to see the Sculpture by the Sea exhibition at Bondi Beach.

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This week I had an opportunity to experience Sydney’s ultimate sleepover with Roar & Snore at Taronga Zoo. Featuring stunning harbour views, a pretty cozy camping accommodation and exclusive up-close encounters with the animals at the zoo, Roar & Snore is considered to be a must-do for locals and visitors alike.

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This event, organized by CAPA, gave us all an opportunity to camp in safari tents in the heart of Australia's most famous zoo. When we woke up, I saw probably one of the most spectacular views of the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Goals Abroad, Activities Abroad

Keeping the Dream Alive at Shanghai Disneyland

Nov 2, 2017 11:30:00 AM / by Irene Kanthan

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Sarah is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Fashion Retail and Merchandising major at Lasell College, she is studying abroad in Shanghai this semester.

In this week's post, Sarah hops off to Shanghai Disneyland to experience the magical vibes and joyous extravaganza.

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Activities Abroad

A Sleepover at Taronga Zoo

Nov 1, 2017 11:30:00 AM / by Irene Kanthan

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Nicole is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Marketing & International Business major at Villanova University, she is studying abroad in Sydney this semester.

In this week's post, Nicole stays overnight at Taronga Zoo for a Roar and Snore sleepover and an up-close experience with the animals.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Activities Abroad

Visiting Kilmainham Gaol and Learning More Irish History

Oct 27, 2017 4:30:00 PM / by Irene Kanthan

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Tylor is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Business Communication major at Arizona State University, she is studying abroad in Dublin this semester.

In this week's post, Tylor visits Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin and gets to know more about Ireland's history.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, History Abroad, Activities Abroad

Immersing Myself in the Beauty of Sydney

Oct 25, 2017 11:30:00 AM / by Irene Kanthan

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Nicole is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Marketing & International Business major at Villanova University, she is studying abroad in Sydney this semester.

In this week's post, Nicole shows us a week in her life around the Australian city of Sydney.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Activities Abroad

A Day Trip to Glendalough, Wicklow, and Kilkenny

Oct 20, 2017 11:30:00 AM / by Irene Kanthan

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Tylor is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Business Communication major at Arizona State University, she is studying abroad in Dublin this semester.

In this week's post, Tylor brings us to see the beautiful Irish sights on her day trip to Glendalough, Wicklow, and Kilkenny.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Activities Abroad, Nature

Trekking the Glorious Mount Huangshan in China

Oct 19, 2017 1:30:00 PM / by Irene Kanthan

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Sarah is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Fashion Retail and Merchandising major at Lasell College, she is studying abroad in Shanghai this semester.

In this week's post, Sarah treks the glorious Mount Huangshan, also known as Yellow Mountains, in eastern China during her Golden Week break.

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Sarah's journey continues every Thursday so stay tuned.

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Posted in: Travel, Shanghai, China, Activities Abroad

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