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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

How to Navigate Your International Flight to Florence

Sep 18, 2019 11:52:46 AM / by Azalea Brown

From your departure airport to your first day in Florence, hear from IGTV Vlogger Azalea on how to navigate getting to your study abroad location and how to get settled once you're there. 

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

Come Along on the CAPA Florence Welcome Walk to Piazzale Michaelangelo

Sep 16, 2019 11:02:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

Sarah has been looking forward to studying abroad for years, and now she's finally in Florence. She kicks off her experience abroad with a mini trek to catch the most breathtaking views of the city. Not only was she able to rack up her step count, she was also able to gain a better feel for her new home base this semester.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Fall 2019

Aug 22, 2019 10:27:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for Fall 2019!

Each of them 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 to The States, 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