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5 Reasons Why I'm Glad I Spent a Fall Semester in Florence

Dec 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

Sarah muses on her experience in Florence and shares why the fall season might have just been the best time to study abroad. Check out to see what she saw and experienced at both the beginning and end of her semester!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

What I Learned from the Not-So-Glamorous Side of Study Abroad

Dec 15, 2019 9:24:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

In this week's blog from Dublin blogger Ellie, she discusses some of the topics that do not come up as much in conversations about studying abroad, including culture shock and other frustrations. These experiences can be great opportunities for learning and growth, even if they do not always seem that way in the moment.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

Why I'm Glad I Studied Abroad in the Fall

Dec 13, 2019 9:26:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

In this week's blog post, London blogger Makenna shares some of her favorite aspects of studying abroad in the fall-- such as seeing the changing of the seasons and exploring holiday displays around the city.

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

Come Along on the CAPA Sydney 'Roar and Snore' at the Taronga Zoo

Nov 26, 2019 2:41:49 PM / by Marlea Maltz

Every semester, CAPA Sydney students have the opportunity to spend the night at the Taronga Zoo, where they get up close and personal with the animals and see the behind the scenes life of zookeepers. Check out Marlea's video for a sneak preview of what you can expect on this excursion!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

8 Things I Miss Most About Studying Abroad in Florence

Nov 14, 2019 10:35:50 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

From hanging out at Piazzale Michelangelo to taking a Food and Culture course, CAPA alumnus Erin Confortini shares a roundup of 8 things she's got on her mind—all thanks to a great semester in Florence. 

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Here's What it's Like Volunteering to Teach Kids English in Florence

Nov 10, 2019 9:12:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

In this blog, Sarah shares her experience volunteering with primary school students in a classroom on the outskirts of Florence, where she helps the kids learn English and finds creative ways to overcome the language barrier.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

8 Tours You Can Go on When You Study Abroad in London with CAPA

Nov 7, 2019 11:16:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

Get up close and personal with London through these tours! CAPA alumnus Melody Marshall shares the 8 places she checked out and the best thing about each of them.

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

Why I'm Glad I Traveled to Paris with CAPA London Students

Oct 17, 2019 9:15:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

Makenna has the opportunity to go on an optional trip to Paris with other CAPA London students, where she breaks out of her comfort zone and bonds with the CAPA community in the culture-filled city she has always dreamed of visiting.

Read more about the highlights of the Paris excursion, from a visit to the Luxembourg gardens to a boat ride down the River Seine.

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

In and Around My Home in Sydney this Semester

Sep 19, 2019 10:12:24 AM / by Minh Ta

In a city bursting at the seams with fun activities and awe-inspiring views, Minh is sharing how he's settling in his home for the semester in Sydney. Take a look at where he will be staying for the next 12 weeks and the amenities in the area!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

How I Made the Decision to Spend a Semester Abroad as a Student Athlete

Sep 9, 2019 11:25:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

To study abroad or not to study abroad? This was a question that Ellie, a gymnast at Ursinus College, mulled over for years. In her very first post of many for our blog this semester, she shares how she triumphed over her obstacles and eventually made the important decision regarding her future. Ellie's journey starts right...here!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad