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Excursion - From Dublin to the Cliffs of Moher

Oct 11, 2019 10:21:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

As part of our CAPA Dublin program, our students take an Excursion to the Cliffs of Moher, filled with amazing, yet sometimes windy views. Included in this day-long excursion are additional pit stops including a few hours in Galway, Ireland. 

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Local Culture

How to Enjoy Your Time Studying in Sydney

Oct 5, 2019 11:08:00 AM / by Minh Ta

In this vlog, Sydney blogger Minh shares his tips for how to make the most out of your time living in a multicultural city center. From how to spend your downtime, to which unique neighborhoods you should make sure to check out, see how you can explore the world without leaving Sydney. 

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture

CAPA Cares: Students & Staff Do A Beach Clean in Dublin

Sep 30, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by Hayley Ni Bhriain

Hayley Ni Bhriain, our Senior Program Coordinator in Dublin, and 4 of our Fall 2019 CAPA students spent last Saturday volunteering at a beach cleanup just outside the city! Read more about how they got involved and how they felt about the experience overall:

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Local Culture

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

My Global City - A Tour of London's Southbank Area

Sep 24, 2019 10:16:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

To give you a better idea of what to expect from CAPA My Global City events like walking tours, our videographer tagged along to film CAPA London's Katie Lander giving a tour of London's Southbank - the London Eye, the Tate Modern, and Shakespeare's Globe are among the many sites to see in this area of London!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Here’s What It’s Like to Attend Ireland's Gaelic Football 'Superbowl'!

Sep 23, 2019 8:27:42 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

The CAPA Dublin Fall 2019 students were lucky enough to arrive in time to partake in an important national event - the Gaelic Football Championships! In this blog, Ellie talks about her experience touring Dublin' s Croke Park during a CAPA My Global City event, and how that inspired her and her fellow students to go all-in and immerse themselves in the Irish sports culture!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Local Culture

Get The Inside Scoop on Student Living in Barcelona

Sep 17, 2019 11:22:00 AM / by Isha Mahajan

After just two weeks in Barcelona, Isha is left spellbound by the city. She writes about preparing for a culture shock and how she adjusted to a new living environment. She also learns about the philosophy of adopting the city as part of your living space and navigating Barcelona through its neighborhoods.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

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

How to Feel at Home While Studying Abroad in London

Sep 12, 2019 11:35:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

How do you find a sense of community and belongingness in a bustling city? Makenna writes about why she chose to study abroad in London and how she's carved out a "me place" to spend some alone time in her neighborhood. Read on and find out tips on how to bask in both the busyness and stillness of London.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

10 Ways to Meet Locals While Studying Abroad in Barcelona

Aug 30, 2019 2:45:00 PM / by Stephanie Sadler

There's no better way to truly begin to understand your study abroad destination than by getting to know the locals who call the city home. Whether it's CAPA staff, a host family, other students, your internship colleagues or the fruit vendor on the corner, you'll find plenty of opportunities to do so. Below, we share a few of the best ways to seek out local connections in Barcelona. 

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

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