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Florence's Hidden Gems

Jul 21, 2021 10:30:00 AM / by Maddie Anderson

Maddie sets out on her own adventure in Florence with an agenda to discover local and cultural spots beyond the tourist attractions. If you love supporting small and local businesses, this list is for you!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

Exploring Florentine Food and Culture

Jul 15, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Maddie Anderson

In this post, Maddie talks about how study abroad brings classes and concepts to life. In her Food, Culture & Lifestyle Under the Tuscan Sky course, she learns about Italian cuisine and the country's relationship with food at a pasta-making class, gelato tour, and more.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Food Abroad

Preparing to Study Abroad in Florence this Summer

Jun 29, 2021 9:19:00 AM / by Maddie Anderson

In her debut post, CAPA blogger Maddie Anderson introduces herself and shares her first impressions of Florence, where she'll be studying abroad for the summer. Check out her blog for some helpful advice on pre-departure, packing, and setting expectations!

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

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Summer 2021

Jun 23, 2021 8:45:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for summer 2021!

This summer, we have a mix of in-country and remote bloggers and vloggers sharing their unique experiences from their host countries and from home. Each of them will receive a grant while they are studying with CAPA to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflections upon the end of the summer term, we will watch the stories of these students unfold as they learn about their host countries, explore and discover their real global city locations beyond stereotypes and expectations, interact with locals, focus on their academics, and complete internships.

So, who are they and where are they going?

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Meet Maddie Anderson: Official CAPA Florence Blogger Summer 2021

Jun 20, 2021 1:00:00 PM / by Maddie Anderson

Meet Maddie Anderson, an official CAPA blogger in Florence, Italy for Summer 2021:

University: University of North Florida
Major:  Interdisciplinary Studies
Study Abroad Location: Florence, Italy

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am excited to immerse myself in the local culture and cuisine. I will take this opportunity to learn some Italian and hopefully learn how to cook a few authentic dishes.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy

What It’s Like to Study Abroad in Florence this Spring

Mar 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

With the spring semester in full swing, our students in Florence are enjoying getting the hang of how life is abroad. Read their firsthand accounts from Florence including what surprised them initially about their host country and what they've liked about their experience thus far.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Spring 2021

Feb 3, 2021 3:45:00 PM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for spring 2021!

This semester, we have a mix of in-country and remote bloggers and vloggers sharing their unique experience either from their host countries and at-home locations. Each of them will receive a grant while they are studying with CAPA to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflection upon the end of their semesters, we will watch the stories of these students unfold as they learn about their host country, explore and discover the real city beyond stereotypes and expectations, interact with locals, focus on their academics, and complete internships.

So who are they and where are they going?

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

An Inside Look at CAPA's Virtual My Global City Events

Jan 14, 2021 10:08:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

CAPA's virtual version of My Global City events is an effort to bridge the gap for remote interns and online students to take part in cultural activities and connect with locals in our Global City locations. Take a closer look at what this experience entails and what you can look forward to!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

A CAPA Student's Guide to Spending a Day like a Local in Florence

Dec 30, 2020 9:19:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this blog post, CAPA alum Jessica Wolff takes us on a journey to Florence and maps out her suggestions for how to spend a full day exploring this Global City like a local!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, CAPA Ambassadors, Local Culture

A Visit to a Christmas Market in Florence

Dec 21, 2020 9:17:00 AM / by Guest Posts

Feeling festive? Let's take a virtual tour of a Christmas market in Florence, courtesy of CAPA alum Kristopher (Kip) Boryla, who studied abroad in fall 2017.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Holidays Abroad

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