An Inside Look at CAPA's Virtual My Global City Events

Jan 14, 2021 10:08:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

CAPA's virtual version of My Global City events is an effort to bridge the gap for remote interns and online students to take part in cultural activities and connect with locals in our Global City locations. Take a closer look at what this experience entails and what you can look forward to!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

A CAPA Student's Guide to Spending a Day like a Local in Florence

Dec 30, 2020 9:19:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this blog post, CAPA alum Jessica Wolff takes us on a journey to Florence and maps out her suggestions for how to spend a full day exploring this Global City like a local!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, CAPA Ambassadors, Local Culture

5 Picturesque Parks to Visit in Barcelona

Dec 15, 2020 9:22:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Barcelona is not exactly a city famous for its abundance of green space, but hop on the metro and you’ll find that, within a short ride, there are tons of stunning parks and gardens to explore. There are also exciting plans in the works for some major urban greening to take place in coming years.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Opportunities CAPA Provides for Cultural Immersion on Their Florence Program

Sep 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

Sara, a CAPA Florence alumna, shares some of the best ways you can make the most of your experience abroad in Italy. There are several options for you to meet and mix with locals, practice speaking Italian, and get well-versed with a new culture, so come check these opportunities out!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

How to Experience a Different Culture from Home

Jul 30, 2020 10:11:00 AM / by Antonia Bignotti

Curious about other cultures and different ways of living? Antonia shares three simple, but creative ways to be in the know and get a taste of experiences from around the world — all from where you are right this minute. Let yourself be transported through movies, music, food, vlogs, and more!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture, Online Study Abroad

4 Ways You Can Engage With Other Cultures Remotely

Jul 27, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

Sarah Harmon, a Global Management and Political Science major from the University of Pittsburgh, shares her 5 recommendations for how you can engage with other cultures while your in-person travel and study abroad plans have been put on pause. Watch more to learn how you can keep your world open from the comfort of your own home!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture, Online Study Abroad

CAPA Students Explore Beyond the Classroom with My Global City Events

Jun 4, 2020 9:09:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We strongly believe in the value of experiential learning and cultural immersion. Read more about how we encourage and guide CAPA students to learn from their study abroad city through My Global City events, available to students studying abroad in-country and online.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

A Student's Guide to Sydney Parks & Green Spaces

May 28, 2020 9:25:00 AM / by Nicolas Dostal

This week, Nicolas takes us on a tour of Sydney's parks— from relaxing spaces near the CAPA Sydney center to vibrant parks with the best city, sea, and sunset views. Check it out!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture

Subtle Yet Notable Cultural Differences Between the UK and the US

May 18, 2020 9:26:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

After spending 10 weeks studying and interning in London, Annabel has gotten to know the culture in the UK pretty well. In this vlog, she shares what she's learned about the culture around food, work, fashion, travel, and more.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Places You Can Go in Italy With Florence as Your Home Base

Apr 29, 2020 9:18:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

When studying abroad in Florence, it's relatively easy and inexpensive to travel to other cities in Italy by train or bus. In this blog, Sara reflects on the day trips and weekend trips she took while studying in Florence, and shares tips for traveling within Italy and around Europe.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture


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