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How To Use the Bus System in Florence, Italy

Jan 27, 2023 2:00:00 PM / by Lynn Dang

Lynn Dang shares a 3-step guide on how to navigate and use the bus and public transportation system in Florence. This is a handy primer before studying abroad and visiting the Italian city!

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

A Memorable Time at La Mercè Festival in Barcelona

Jan 18, 2023 4:00:00 PM / by Andrew Truong

Celebrate with locals at La Merce festival in Barcelona! This annual event brings locals and visitors together to observe and participate in festivities from day to night.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Holiday Christmas Markets in Florence

Dec 28, 2022 9:30:00 AM / by Taylor Jenkins

The holidays are a magical time in Florence and the Christmas markets there are a dream! Follow Taylor around as she searches for gifts and tries some traditional Christmas cuisine.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

It’s Christmas Time in the City

Dec 23, 2022 9:15:00 AM / by Eliza Drohan

Santa Claus is coming to Aussie town! Eliza tells us why Sydney has been such a welcoming place this holiday season and how she's been soaking up the Christmas spirit. Check out how Sydney has been decked out for the season!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture

Christmas in Australia

Dec 22, 2022 3:30:00 PM / by Kenny Tam

Kenny heads out for a festive visit to the Grounds of Alexandria in Sydney! Check out what it's like to celebrate the holidays abroad and what the differences are in Australia and the US.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture

My Global City Experience: Touring the Tower of London

Dec 12, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by Kathleen Gorman

Kathleen and a group of CAPA students visited the Tower of London, White Tower, Crown of Jewels exhibit, and more during a CAPA My Global City event. My Global City events are offered by CAPA for students of our study abroad programs to experience their host city in thoughtfully guided and immersive ways. Check out more about this tour!

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Posted in: London, England, International Education, Local Culture

A Student’s Guide to Hiking Around Sydney, Australia

Dec 11, 2022 9:15:00 AM / by Eliza Drohan

Do you enjoy hiking? Then let this guide set the stage for you to enjoy the outdoors around Sydney, Australia! Eliza takes us to 4 hiking spots that are accessible from Sydney. Check this guide out!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture, Why Study Abroad

How To Deal with Confusing Feelings: Homesickness and Culture Shock

Dec 10, 2022 3:30:00 PM / by Lynn Dang

It's completely normal to have a wave of differing emotions when you move and live abroad for a period of time. Whether they're ups or downs, you might run into feelings that can be confusing. Lynn Dang shares 4 tips to deal with homesickness and culture shock when you're abroad.

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

Visiting Dover, England: Things To See On a Day Trip There

Dec 9, 2022 1:00:00 PM / by Kyla Gallipoli

Kyla, along with other CAPA students, had the opportunity to visit the famous White Cliffs of Dover, with breathtaking views overlooking the Strait of Dover. Then, she spent the rest of the day exploring the history and grounds of the medieval Dover Castle! Check out this CAPA London day trip to see what else the group got up to.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Meeting the Animals at Taronga Zoo in Sydney

Dec 8, 2022 12:30:00 PM / by Kenny Tam

Kenny visited a zoo for the first time ever! The Taronga Zoo in Sydney was the perfect place to check out different kinds of animals and learn more about them. He also takes us along on the ferry ride to get there.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture

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