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4 Tips for Booking Your Flight to Study Abroad

Jun 9, 2022 1:15:00 PM / by Ashley Feiler

You've been accepted into your study abroad program and it's almost time to make plans for your departure. Where do you begin? Ashley Feiler lends a helping hand in her first post today on 4 things you have to consider as you book your flight abroad.

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

Visiting Various Towns in the Tuscan Region of Italy

Jun 3, 2022 4:00:00 PM / by Chris Reidy

Fully exploring your new home city and surrounding towns is a good way to know more about your study abroad location. Chris gives us some insight into 5 Tuscan towns and cities in Italy and what makes each of them special and worth visiting.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

Introduction to Custom Programs at CAPA: The Global Education Network

May 26, 2022 4:00:00 PM / by CAPA Custom Programs

In the first installment of our Custom Program Blog Series, we share the history of CAPA custom programs and how they are compatible with academics, internships, and student experiences in our global cities locations abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Summer 2022

May 23, 2022 2:15:00 PM / by Irene Kanthan

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers, vloggers, and TikTokers for summer 2022!

Each student will receive a grant accompanied by an explorer fund while they are abroad to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflection upon their return home, 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, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Meet Maya Tolerico: Official CAPA Florence Blogger for Summer 2022

May 22, 2022 12:15:00 PM / by Maya Tolerico

Meet Maya Tolerico (she/her), an official CAPA blogger in Florence, Italy for Summer 2022:

University: University of Pittsburgh
Major: Global Management, Supply Chain Management, and Business Information Systems
Study Abroad Location: Florence, Italy

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to be fully immersed in a new country for a length of time that will allow me to absorb the people, culture, and experiences. I look forward to new foods, interacting with Florentines, and trying new things.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy

Meet Ally Espy: Official CAPA Florence Blogger/Vlogger for Summer 2022

May 22, 2022 11:45:00 AM / by Ally Espy

Meet Ally Espy, an official CAPA blogger/vlogger in Florence, Italy for Summer 2022:

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

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to get on the train and travel to other Italian cities on the weekends. I am eager to get to see a side of Italy that most people do not have the opportunity to and visit smaller less popular spots.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy

Meet Ashley Feiler: Official CAPA Florence Blogger for Summer 2022

May 22, 2022 11:45:00 AM / by Ashley Feiler

Meet Ashley Feiler (she/her), an official CAPA blogger in Florence, Italy for Summer 2022:

University: University of Pittsburgh
Major: English Writing and Linguistics
Study Abroad Location: Florence, Italy

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to immerse myself in and learn more about a different culture, both through my classes and just daily living in Florence. I’ve never been to Italy before, so between the history, the art, the food, the language, and much more, I can’t wait to explore everything about Florentine life.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy

Top Attractions to Visit in Florence

May 20, 2022 3:00:00 PM / by Chris Reidy

From visiting world-renowned museums to seeing the best sculptures for free around the city, here's how to plan your visit to Florence. Chris shares a list of paid and free experiences to check out. 

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

Favorite Places to Eat in Florence

May 10, 2022 3:03:00 PM / by Avalon Aloia

Are you getting hungry thinking about Italian food?  Tasty, reasonably priced, and accessible—visiting these cafes and restaurants can be worth your time and more when you're studying abroad in Florence. See what you can get for breakfast, lunch, and dinner around the city, read Avalon's recommendations!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Food Abroad

How to Spend Time with Family and Friends When They Visit You Abroad

Apr 20, 2022 1:30:00 PM / by Avalon Aloia

Expecting a visitor from home during your semester abroad? When Avalon's family came to visit her in Florence, she put together some activities to help them enjoy and get a feel of the city she's come to call home. She shares a few ideas to keep family and friends entertained as they explore, dine, tour, appreciate art and more around the country.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy

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