The Smart Student’s Guide to Traveling Alone

The buddy system is the golden rule when exploring a new city, but sometimes you will find yourself traveling alone when studying abroad. A few weeks ago I traveled alone to meet a friend in Paris, and this past weekend I explored Edinburgh for a few hours while my friends were in class. Traveling solo brings …

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5 Must Know Websites for Every Traveler

If you dont use these websites as a traveler, you are spending more money then you need to.  1. Skyscanner – This is the key to finding the cheapest flights! Skyscanner is extremely user-friendly and allows you to look at flexible dates and locations. My favorite feature is that you can add your start location and it …

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Touch-down in Cape Town, South Africa!

I write this from the desert sands of Namibia, far removed from the last time I blogged in Tanzania. Since then, I’ve transitioned to the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa. It’s been five full weeks of change, exploration, and reflection. I flew to Cape Town on July 30th. For two days, I explored …

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Staff Spotlight: Natalya Bagdady

Q: Which study abroad program did you go on? Sciences Po Bordeaux, exchange student for the academic year.    Q: What other cities/countries did you travel to during your time abroad? Which was your favorite? During my time abroad I traveled to Portugal, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Spain, and all throughout France. My favorite was Porto, Portugal …

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Adjusting to Life Back in Boulder

By Bri Dascher So, you're finally home after a semester (or year, or summer) abroad. You put on your best pair of bravery pants, you hopped on an international flight bound for adventure, and you learned more about yourself and the world than you ever thought possible. And now, after weeks to months spent exploring …

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A Florence CAPA Alumna Interview: Maddy Choate

CAPA WORLD: Tell us a bit about yourself. MADDY CHOATE: My name is Maddy Choate and I am a senior majoring in Sociology at the University of Colorado Boulder. In the Spring of 2017, I studied abroad with CAPA in Florence, Italy! I was born and raised in San Jose, California and can usually be found …

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