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What I Gained from 40 Days as a Local in Buenos Aires

Aug 5, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Ben Gunduz

Ben may be back in the US after studying and interning in Buenos Aires, but the changes he's experienced in his 40 days abroad are still fresh on his mind. He tells us the common questions he's asked, how improving his Spanish skills led to a summer job, and the amount of growth he's shown as a business student and a professional. Before Ben signs off as a CAPA blogger, he leaves 5 takeaways to take note of.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

11 Photos from an Educational Tour of Belfast

Jul 28, 2019 10:11:00 AM / by Clare Mullin

Whether you're counting down the days to Dublin or still deciding where to study abroad, take a look at this Belfast excursion that awaits you! This tour will take you through the heart of the city, give you insight on the historic and religious conflict, and let you pay tribute to victims of the Titanic.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

How Studying Abroad in Sydney Prepared me for Life’s Next Steps

Jul 27, 2019 10:10:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

As his summer abroad in Sydney comes to a close, Anderson stops for a moment to relish all the experiences that have taken him several steps forward in his college and personal life. He gains more motivation to finish his final academic year and is more than ready to apply the life lessons he picked up from studying abroad. He might head back one day, but until then he won't forget the Australian sunsets, skies, and beaches.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

When One Semester Abroad Isn't Enough

Jul 25, 2019 11:01:00 AM / by Brielle Saggese

Brielle has had a unique study abroad experience than most students. Instead of going abroad for a semester, she went for an entire year—in two different major European cities! She writes about the reasons she pursued this path, especially during her senior year in college, and how this became a transformative moment in life. Brielle also shares why there's no one-size-fits-all answer and gives some advice on how you can make this semester your own—and one to remember.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

3 Life Lessons from A Semester Abroad in Buenos Aires

Jul 22, 2019 11:02:00 AM / by Shivani Pandya

After a semester abroad filled with change, a new language, and a desire to know a new part of the world, Shivani comes back with three life lessons under her belt. She reveals what it's like to go from being an outsider in a new city to a student immersing in local Buenos Aires culture. Throughout all the ups and downs, Shivani gained some newfound confidence and relishes the times she's had to adjust to challenges and rise above them.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

Feeling Grateful After a Visit to Australia's Royal National Park

Jul 20, 2019 10:05:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

This week, Anderson comes to grips with his time in Sydney and all the opportunities he's had while studying abroad. Based on a suggestion by his supervisor, he visits the Royal National Park in Australia and walks on a breathtaking coastal trail while appreciating the simple things in life. Anderson also muses on the history of the country and finds a link to the country's past through art.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

Chasing the Iguazu Waterfalls in Argentina

Jul 12, 2019 2:52:27 PM / by Sarah Williamson

Sarah jets off on a weekend getaway to see a major waterfall outside of Buenos Aires and takes us along for the adventure. She also makes her way to the national park and checks out several trails in the area. Spoiler alert: the Iguazu Falls did not disappoint!

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

Top 6 Places to Talk a Walk While Studying in Buenos Aires

Jul 11, 2019 2:15:00 PM / by Shivani Pandya

Shivani gives us an insider tip on the top places in Buenos Aires (and one in Uruguay) you can enjoy while getting some steps in. From street markets like Chinatown to green spaces in parks, make sure you bring your walking shoes so you can comfortably take in the sights of the city and maybe get some unique knick knacks along the way!

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

All About My Ganzo! Family Experience in Florence, Italy

Jul 8, 2019 11:29:00 AM / by Brielle Saggese

After her first week with her Ganzo! host family, Brielle immediately felt at home. She shares some memories of them and how they made her time abroad special. She also talks about the relationships she has formed with them and how they helped her improve her Italian language skills over time.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Getting Out of My Comfort Zone on a Hike in Aiguestortes National Park

Jul 6, 2019 10:35:00 AM / by Grace Pyron

There's a reason why embarking on new experiences is always encouraged—the memories and friends you make will be exhilarating and mind-opening. In this week's post, Grace did not leave this new experience of climbing to the top of Aigüestortes National Park (with new friends) unexplored. She shares the importance of embracing discomfort while you set out to make studying abroad your best semester yet.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad