While traveling you'll experience new things that can be really exciting, challenging, stretching, beautiful, unique and so worth it. You'll have new favorite foods, new stories to tell, new friends and new ideas.
You read the title right... this is in Brighton, England- not India! So, when you find yourself taking a gap year or on a vacation during your semester with International Language Programs (ILP) you need to stop and check it out! This is a great place to go on a vacation if you are volunteering in Europe with ILP.
The Caribbean has such a rich culture and we are so excited to now provide opportunities to volunteer in Haiti with ILP!
Living abroad is all about finding a hidden gem or two and there is no better spot for that than thrift stores! Good news for everyone living in Lithuania; this country has some excellent places you gotta see.
Gelato in Italy, noodles in China, pierogis in Poland, borscht in Russia, kibinai in Lithuania — you get the picture. Seriously, one of the best things about travel is the food! I love to eat when I'm abroad, but am always so surprised at how quick my money goes when I'm not being careful. So don’t eat away your budget and keep these tips in mind while living abroad!
It's usually the times when we're struggling, out of our comfort zone, and feeling a bit unsure of what's coming when our efforts to pray increase right? The times we need help. If you're doing a semester abroad, you might be feeling these things (you're not alone!). Have you tried prayer?
Poland has some really unique things you need to see and do. The Wieliczka Salt Mines are something you'll want to add to your list, because you won't find anything else like it!
If you're having a hard time convincing your parents how great of an experience it would be for you to live in Thailand for a semester, try telling them that they can come visit you! That might change things.
Worried about teaching your first drama lesson in a classroom of ILP students? Yeah, I was the same way. Hopefully these lesson ideas will help you prepare, which is half the battle!
We’ve found it; the very best bakery in all of Lithuania. Come for beautiful and delicious slices of cakes, the best Kibinai, old-fashioned American music and the cutest little cafe. Plan on fitting this cafe in your itinerary!