City Discovery: The Fashion, History and Soccer of Milan

Discover Milan

Milan is known for being Italy’s economic and industrial hub.  Perhaps Italy’s most cosmopolitan city, Milan is perfect for those students who are looking for a fast-paced modern European vibe mixed with typical Italian style and charm. In 2015, Milan has become a center of global attention because of Expo Milan, an exhibition of 140 countries showcasing technology, food and culture.

As the fashion capital of the world, Milan is home to many luxury fashion brands such as Dolce and Gabbana, Gucci, Pucci, Armani, and Prada.

Milan’s cathedral, or Il Duomo di Milano, is the 4th largest cathedral in the world and took over 400 years to complete.

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Choosing Your Program: Which City in Italy is Right for Me?

Jessica Pino is a Senior Site Specialist for Europe. Jessica works with students studying abroad in Florence, Milan and Rome. When you think of Italy, you probably think of pasta, ancient ruins, wine, and fashion; but these are just a few aspects of Italy. When deciding where to study abroad in Italy, ask yourself: which city is best for you? Florence What’s great about this city? Florence is an artists’ haven. This small city has preserved the essence of the Renaissance and gives the impression of living in an outdoor museum. Perfect for… first-time travelers, art lovers people who prefer … Continue reading Choosing Your Program: Which City in Italy is Right for Me?

Tips from Tom: Spotlight on London’s Fashion Scene

Tom Ritchings is a Student Services Coordinator in the ISA London Office. Tom works with students who are studying abroad in England and Scotland. London is hot on fashion, especially during London Fashion Week in mid February and mid September. It’s a diverse population; tolerant culture and often eccentric enthusiasm create a no rules attitude toward personal style. The first thing to remember about studying in London is that there are tons of student discounts! From department stores to vintage boutiques, no matter where you’re shopping, there’s always some sort of student discount; all you need to do is ask. … Continue reading Tips from Tom: Spotlight on London’s Fashion Scene

Leave it at Home: The Complete Guide to Packing for a Semester in Málaga

Lindsey Wineholt is an ISA Site Specialist for Spain. Lindsey works with students studying abroad in Málaga, Salamanca, Bilbao and San Sebastián. Packing for a semester abroad can be daunting, and I’m often asked by our Málaga students for advice. I’ve found that less is almost always more when it comes to packing. One medium-sized suitcase is all anyone really needs. Don’t believe me? Here are 5 reasons why you should: 1. The Shopping – Anytime I go to Spain, I know I am going to want to shop, and Málaga is no exception. Clothes, shoes, bathing suits, you name … Continue reading Leave it at Home: The Complete Guide to Packing for a Semester in Málaga

Queue Up for 11 Ace ELAP Internships in London

Lindsey Reimnitz is an ELAP Program Manager and contributer to ISA Today. What’s more valuable than doing a business internship to boost your resume, you ask?  Why, doing so in the most cosmopolitan city in the world!  Alongside New York City, London is the world’s leading financial center and is widely recognized as the world’s culture capital.  It is the world’s most-visited city and is home to more than 200 museums, 120 historic buildings, 150 theatres, 8,000 acres of parkland, 40,000 shops, 80 markets, 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and..you guessed it… 11 new ELAP internships! The new placements include: … Continue reading Queue Up for 11 Ace ELAP Internships in London