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How CAPA Makes the Entire City of Florence a Classroom

Nov 26, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

During CAPA classes, the city becomes your classroom. Check out Sarah's blog to find out about some of the incredible museums, churches, and exhibits she visited while in class in Florence!

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy

8 Things I Miss Most About Studying Abroad in Florence

Nov 14, 2019 10:35:50 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

From hanging out at Piazzale Michelangelo to taking a Food and Culture course, CAPA alumnus Erin Confortini shares a roundup of 8 things she's got on her mind—all thanks to a great semester in Florence. 

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Come Along on A Gelato Tour Of Florence

Nov 13, 2019 2:29:00 PM / by Azalea Brown

If you're heading to Florence, don't miss this vlog where Azalea takes us along on a CAPA-led tour of gelaterias in Florence. Watch and learn how to find authentic and delicious gelato while studying abroad!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy

Here's What it's Like Volunteering to Teach Kids English in Florence

Nov 10, 2019 9:12:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

In this blog, Sarah shares her experience volunteering with primary school students in a classroom on the outskirts of Florence, where she helps the kids learn English and finds creative ways to overcome the language barrier.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

A Day Trip to Siena in Tuscany

Oct 23, 2019 2:51:06 PM / by Azalea Brown

Every year, CAPA Florence students go on a day trip to the medieval city of Siena, located in the heart of Tuscany. Follow along with Azalea as she shares some of Siena's impressive history and elaborate architecture!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

9 Study Spots in Florence for Every Occasion

Oct 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

In this blog, Sarah shares her favorite places to study in Florence, from cafes to libraries. Whether you're looking for great coffee, a quiet spot, or a place close to the CAPA center, Sarah has a place that fits the bill.

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy

CAPA's 'Art Teach' Takes You through an Oil Painting Class

Oct 4, 2019 10:35:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

A few doors down from our CAPA Florence center you'll find an art studio and Professor Jamie Miller-Morris. Originally from the U.S., Professor Miller-Morris has been enlightening the minds of our Florence students for over 12 years!  So, without further ado, here's an inside look into one of her classes inspired by Renaissance art and the unique urbanscape of Florence.

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy

Flat & Flatmates: My Home in Florence for the Semester

Oct 2, 2019 3:49:12 PM / by Azalea Brown

Azalea is back and this time she's here to show you around her flat in Florence and introduce you to her flatmates. Watch to get an idea of what student apartments are like when you're living across the pond!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, florence-vlog

Italy Expectations vs Reality: The Leaning Tower, Lucca, & More!

Sep 28, 2019 11:13:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

In this blog, Sarah shares her experience taking a day trip from Florence to Pisa to Lucca and back home. Read on for highlights about each of the cities she visited, as well as her tips for apps to use and strategies for buying train tickets on the fly in Italy!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

Tour CAPA Florence with Our Beloved Resident Director, Lorenzo

Sep 20, 2019 9:22:28 AM / by Jessie Gibson

Housed in Palazzo Galli-Tassi, a 15th century palace in the Santa Croce neighborhood, our CAPA Florence center is rich with Italian history and culture. Get to know the space where you could be studying abroad in Florence with Resident Director, Lorenzo Ciccarelli!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, florence-vlog

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