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A Tour of My Shared Apartment in Florence This Summer

Sep 14, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Ally Espy

This summer, Ally studied abroad and lived in Florence, Italy. She shows us around her accommodations abroad and tells us how she and her roommates adapted to the Italian style of living.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy

Learning Italian with CAPA

Sep 12, 2022 10:15:00 AM / by Ashley Feiler

Learning a new language can be intimidating, but it's worth it. Language is a means of connection, opening doors to new people and experiences. Ashley Feiler outlines a few strategies to learn and apply your newly acquired language skills in the classroom and real world.

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy, Language

Getting Familiar with Italy's Seaside Towns

Sep 9, 2022 12:30:00 PM / by Maya Tolerico

Maya and her roommates visited Cinque Terre and spent time in the awe-inspiring seaside towns along the western coast of Italy. Check out the activities they got up to on this trip!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

How to Market Your Faculty-Led Program on Campus and Recruit Students

Sep 1, 2022 11:00:00 AM / by CAPA Custom Programs

In this Empowering Faculty Series, we've prepared a guide to help you cover all the bases when it comes to designing your custom program and getting students to be part of it abroad. We dive in to the various resources that are available for you and how you can use them as part of your marketing efforts on campus.

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

What It's Like Taking an Oil Painting Class in Florence

Aug 23, 2022 2:30:00 PM / by Ally Espy

The city of Florence is full of art, history, and inspiration, which makes it a great setting to take an art class. Take a look around the art studio in Florence where Ally Espy has been taking her oil painting class. Check out her progress!

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy, Local Culture

Eating My Way Around Florence This Summer

Aug 15, 2022 10:30:00 AM / by Maya Tolerico

Before she had some of the best meals this summer in Florence, Maya Tolerico's Italian food journey began with something cold and refreshing—a gelato. Read up on her food adventures to see a round up of food from Florence that's left its mark on her palate.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Food Abroad

Visiting Siena and San Gimignano in the Summer

Aug 10, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Ally Espy

Ally Espy captures her summer adventure in her first video for CAPA. On this day trip led by CAPA Florence, Ally and her classmates got to see the city centers of Siena and San Gimignano in Italy. It was day filled with culture!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

Sunset on the Arno: Historic Tales of Florence’s Bridges

Aug 1, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Ashley Feiler

Get onboard and go on a water tour of the city with Ashley. She tells us 3 tales of bridges around Florence and their significance historically as well as how you can experience them in the here and now like a local.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

The Coffee Culture in Florence

Jul 20, 2022 4:00:00 PM / by Maya Tolerico

In her first post about study abroad life in Florence, Maya Tolerico gives us a crash course on the coffee culture in Italy. Get the dish on differentiating between beverages, avoiding faux pas, and putting in your order the right way. 

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Food Abroad, Local Culture

Looking Back On My Dreamlike Semester in Florence

Jul 14, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Chris Reidy

In his final post as a CAPA Florence blogger, Chris Reidy has arrived home and taken time to reflect on his life abroad. He tells us the things he’ll miss most about Florence and living in the heart of one of the world's most historic and important cities.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy

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