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Experiencing London from Above: My CAPA Trip to the London Eye

Jan 13, 2022 10:45:00 AM / by Julia-Luce Mouketo

What do you spy with your London Eye? Come and take a look at Julia's CAPA excursion to the top for some landmark spotting in London's urban landscape.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Enjoying the Holiday Season in London

Dec 22, 2021 9:26:00 AM / by Chi Vu

Come along on a festive tour of London with Chi Vu as she shows us around this global city during the holiday season. Watch the video here:

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Posted in: London, England, Holidays Abroad, Local Culture

My Semester in the United Kingdom: A Visual Journal

Dec 16, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Julia-Luce Mouketo

Julia shares her visual perspectives and stunning photo captures from her fall abroad in London and around the UK. Discover the memories she holds close straight from her camera lens.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Finding My Home Away From Home in London

Dec 6, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Andrea Arias

Andrea takes stock of her semester abroad and writes about culture shock and the reverse of it, as well as how studying abroad challenged her to take on the best of everyday life in London.

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations, Local Culture

A Day in the Life of a CAPA Florence Student

Nov 23, 2021 10:10:00 AM / by Alexis Miller

Want to see what a day looks like for someone studying abroad in Florence, Italy? Alexis has documented a day in her life and writes about her classes, getting firsthand views at world renowned art, learning Italian, savoring the city, and more.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

A CAPA Student's Guide to the Best Gelato in Florence

Nov 3, 2021 10:14:00 AM / by Alexis Miller

Are you a dessert connoisseur with a taste for gelatos? Then this guide is for you! Alexis shares the top places around Florence to get finest and freshest gelatos. If you've ever been curious on how to select the best gelato and sample various natural flavors, then check out this post for tips.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

A CAPA-led Day Trip to Oxford, England

Nov 1, 2021 10:26:00 AM / by Chi Vu

Chi takes us sightseeing to the 4 places she visited during her Oxford trip. With stops at local spots and must-see university landmarks (P.S. Hi Harry Potter!), she shows us what she got up to that day.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Reflecting On My Identity and Countering American Stereotypes in London

Oct 27, 2021 10:07:00 AM / by Andrea Arias

How does one fit in when they already stand out? Andrea shares some examples of the differences in the US and UK. She also blogs about the memorable trips she's taken outside of London and adapting to the local environment.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Finding Latin American Community and Culture in London

Oct 14, 2021 9:20:00 AM / by Andrea Arias

As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, we're sharing a post from CAPA London blogger Andrea Arias, in which she reflects on her Latin American heritage and shares her journey of seeking a community in London. She also shares what she's noticed about diversity in London. Read more!

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad, Local Culture

One Day in Tuscany: A Visit to Siena and San Gimignano

Oct 13, 2021 10:30:00 AM / by Alexis Miller

Did you know there are districts in Siena that have a corresponding animal? Did you also know there's a World Champion Gelato Shop in San Gimignano? Alexis finds out this and more on her day trip to Tuscany.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

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