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4 Takeaways from My Time Studying and Interning in Florence

May 10, 2019 12:03:00 PM / by Daniel Arnabar

In his last blog entry on studying abroad, Daniel reflects on his time in Florence and captures the 4 important lessons he absorbed along the way from living, studying, interning, and enjoying life in a new country and culture. While this may be a goodbye, he is grateful for all that he has experienced in this enchanting city and counts this as one of the best decisions he's made.

We want to thank Daniel for documenting his study abroad and internship experience in Florence over the semester. We'll miss hearing about your time abroad! Cheers to your next step!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Signing Off From a Semester in Florence: Reflections, Tips, and More!

May 7, 2019 11:07:00 AM / by Oriana Garcia

In her last vlog of the semester, having returned home, Oriana Garcia reflects on her experience and shares some unseen clips from her semester - including clips of many pieces of advice from her classmates this semester!

Many thanks to Oriana for sharing her journey with us this spring. We'll miss watching your videos but we can't wait to see what you do next! Best of luck!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, florence-vlog

How Study Abroad Takes You Out of Your Comfort Zone (and Why That's Great)

May 4, 2019 9:56:00 AM / by Brielle Saggese

In her final episode of the semester, Brielle reflects on her experience abroad with CAPA Florence and shares some of her takeaways. Tip: you'll want to watch this one with sound on.

Many thanks to Brielle (@briellesajfor sharing her semester with us in so many awesome vlogs! You'll be missed dearly!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Exploring Siena and San Gimignano with CAPA

Apr 28, 2019 10:03:00 AM / by Daniel Arnabar

In this week's post, Daniel talks about going on an excursion to the Tuscan countryside and exploring the cities of Siena and San Gimignano. As he learns more about each city, he shares the little details that make these historic locations significant and captures photos of these sights.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

3 Quick Trips to Get Back to Nature When Studying in Florence

Apr 25, 2019 10:46:00 AM / by Oriana Garcia

In this vlog Oriana Garcia shares 3 quick trips you can take when studying abroad in Florence to different areas of the city and to other neighboring regions of Italy. All three locations give you a chance to get out of the city and get back to nature, so make sure to watch for some trip inspo:

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, florence-vlog

12 Hours in the Life of a Student Abroad in Florence

Apr 18, 2019 9:47:19 AM / by Brielle Saggese

One of the best ways to fully understand another way of life is to live it. The nuances of daily life in another country can teach you more about yourself and another culture than any exotic vacation. For her last IGTV vlog in Italy (don't worry - she's got a reflection piece coming), Brielle shares what a day in her life with #CAPAFlorence looks like!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, florence-vlog

Responding to Questions You Might Have About Studying in Florence

Apr 8, 2019 11:52:00 AM / by Daniel Arnabar

In this week's post, Daniel goes through 7 questions that may come up when you consider studying abroad. From finding the right time in your college career to make that leap to integrating yourself within a global city and its local culture, he shares his strategies, experiences, concerns, and successes.

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

Spilling the Tea on Making Friends, Traveling, and Budgeting During Study Abroad

Apr 6, 2019 10:34:00 AM / by Brielle Saggese

This week Brielle spills alllll the tea on a few things she wished someone told her before SHE studied abroad. As she reflects on some of the challenges she's faced so far during her year abroad, Brielle shares tips on topics such as social life, travel planning, and budgeting.  

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

How to Plan Your Semester Break When Studying Abroad

Apr 5, 2019 11:43:00 AM / by Oriana Garcia

Every semester, students on CAPA programs get a week off to relax and rejuvenate before they take on the remainder of the semester. With a whole 10 days off - most students travel!

In this vlog, Oriana Garcia explains how she planned her Spring Break trip from Florence to Vienna, Salzburg, Budapest and Prague; shares her tips and tricks for budgeting, and some beautiful b-roll from her trip!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, florence-vlog

How Studying Abroad in Florence Helped Me Grow as a Person

Mar 31, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this post, CAPA Alumna Nicole talks about how her study abroad semester in Florence helped her step outside her comfort zone, become more independent, and shape her future career path.

I studied abroad in Florence, Italy during Spring Semester of 2018 and I can easily say this experience helped me grow as a person. Before I left to study abroad, my professors had told me that it would change my outlook on life, but I wasn’t sure how traveling could have that much of an impact on me. After spending three and a half months living in Italy, and traveling around European countries, I now understand why my professors told me that it would change me for the better and help me grow.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, CAPA Ambassadors, Why Study Abroad

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