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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

How to Take Advantage of Free Museum Days in Florence

Nov 17, 2019 9:24:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

Florence is home to dozens of art museums-- some of which are among the most visited museums in the world. Check out Sarah's tips on how to make the most of free admission days!

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Posted in: International Education, Local Culture

How to Spend Your Midterm Break in New Zealand - Part II

Nov 11, 2019 9:14:00 AM / by Minh Ta

As promised, Minh delivers part 2 of his adventure-packed trip to breathtaking New Zealand. In this blog, Minh shares mountain and lake views from his road trip, and shares photos of some pals he meets along the way. Trust us, you won't want to miss this!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture

How to Spend Your Midterm Break in New Zealand - Part I

Nov 3, 2019 9:15:00 AM / by Minh Ta

Follow along with Sydney blogger Minh on his jam-packed trip to New Zealand, where he explores a gallery with local art, beautiful parks, and the movie set of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture