Latvia is a beautiful country in Eastern Europe for your vacation as you backpack Europe.
Going on a trip without snacks is like going to a movie without... Okay, let's just say it's the worst! Packing snacks is a lifesaver. It will save you on long layovers when everything at the airport is ridiculously expensive and it's nice to have something if you get hungry in between meals on the plane.
Topics: Travel Tips
When you get to a new country most things will be unfamiliar. The people, food, language and apartment are just a few! Anything you can find that is familiar is good and and can be really helpful especially as you adjust to your new surroundings.
Lucky for you there are tons of ways to stay connected no matter what your budget it and talk to them while you live abroad. Here are 4 of the easiest.
International Language Programs (ILP) sends volunteers abroad to 10 different countries. In 9 out of those 10 countries you will be teaching English to the greatest, craziest, cutest and funniest kids in the world.
No, you're not in Italy when you make it to this cool street with canals and bridges. You're in China! Shantang is a really unique street that has been around for more than 1,100 years. I would definitely spend time walking along and exploring what feels like "real, ancient China".
While traveling abroad you usually don't have a ton of room in your suitcase. Also, while traveling abroad you want to bring home cool souvenirs. Well, those two things don't usually work great together... Don't worry we've got you covered with an idea that will save you suitcase room and still help you remember the amazing things you saw while abroad.
There's more to traveling than just having really good Instagram pictures, but we know we all want them! Instagram has a couple okay-ish filters... (sorry Instagram!) but luckily there's some easy ways to get the look you're wanting.
Let's be honest, sometimes it's hard to get to reading your scriptures without it feeling like just a check mark off of your long to-do list. Don't get stuck in a rut in your reading, instead try these ideas to help make your personal study more meaningful.
We interviewed Hannah who has volunteered abroad with ILP in Russia, Ukraine, China, Thailand and Romania and is currently in the Dominican Republic! She shared with us a few of the ways ILP has changed her life and why she is glad she has spent so many semesters abroad with ILP!