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On Moving In and Megxit

Jan 20, 2020 10:45:00 AM / by James Nightengale

James arrives in London and gives a play-by-play of how Megxit unfolded on his first full day in the city. He also compares the notion of choice, autonomy, and agency within the British and American cultures in various aspects of life.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Experiencing the World's Tallest Slide in London

Dec 19, 2019 10:50:00 AM / by Carly Lewis

Ready, set...SLIDE! Carly Lewis and her friends make their way down the world's tallest slide in this week's vlog! Find out why this activity comes highly recommended and what you should know before checking it out. What an unusual and fun way to experience London!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

What to Do When Friends or Family Visit You in Sydney

Dec 18, 2019 2:25:51 PM / by Marlea Maltz

Planning on having friends or family make the trip to Sydney to visit you during your semester abroad? In this week's episode, Marlea shares her tips for what to do when you have visitors in Sydney, from taking them to some tourist classics to helping them explore the side of Sydney that locals love. Check it out and get inspired!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture

A CAPA Student's Guide to the Best Food, Markets, Activities, and Views in Florence

Dec 17, 2019 9:08:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

As Sarah's semester in Florence comes to a close, she rounds up a list of her favorite places in the city-- from pizzerias to local markets. If you're heading to Florence, you won't want to miss Sarah's inside tips in this blog!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

What it's like to Witness Political Tension in Another Country

Dec 14, 2019 9:18:00 AM / by Isha Mahajan

During a time of political tension in Barcelona, student blogger Isha was able to learn about how locals feel about the issues at hand while observing the conflict from the outside.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Experiencing Animal "Cafes" in Shanghai

Dec 9, 2019 10:40:00 AM / by Tina Huang

If you're interested admiring the cuteness of those from the feline and canine persuasion, then check out Tina Huang's adventures! In this week's vlog, she takes a trip to several animal cafes in Shanghai and shows us what to expect at some of these popular establishments. Be prepared to get up close and personal with these furry friends!

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Local Culture

3 Notable Traits of Sydney's Local Culture

Dec 7, 2019 10:49:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Fall 2019 Diversity Advocates scholar Maria Do highlights 3 new cultural encounters she had during her semester abroad in Sydney. She also emphasizes why the unfamiliar is so appealing and necessary for growth.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture

CAPA Shanghai Heads to Beijing - Fall 2019

Dec 1, 2019 9:47:00 AM / by Tina Huang

Vlogger Tina Huang and the CAPA Shanghai crew hop on a train to Beijing, where they visit Tienanmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, the Great Wall of China, and more! Check out the video to follow along on their excursion!

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Local Culture

2 Cool Places CAPA Students Get to Experience Australia's Wildlife

Nov 22, 2019 9:22:00 AM / by Minh Ta

In this week's blog from Minh Ta, he gets up close and personal with koalas and kangaroos on an included CAPA Sydney program excursion. Minh also shares stunning views from his hike through the Blue Mountains. Check it out below!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture

Why I Love Thrifting in London

Nov 21, 2019 9:19:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

If you love to shop and you're on a budget, London blogger Makenna recommends checking out the city's impressive thrift shop scene. Read more to find out some of her favorite shops for vintage treasures in London!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

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