Never heard of Cluj-Napoca? Nether had I … but after a little research, I’m trying to find when I can see this part of Romania ASAP because it’s gorgeous!
It will be cold during a spring semester in this Eastern European country … but that’s exactly why you should go! We’ve talked to an ILP volunteer who's been to Romania on a few different trips and she thinks that winter and spring seasons are the absolute best to be in Romania — you’ll travel for cheaper, see the most amazing holidays and come home with the best pictures.
Wondering how to see the most of where you’ll be living? We’ve brainstormed a bunch of ideas so you and your ILP group can go explore and adventure in the foreign country you call home!
Want to save money, see a charming Mexican city (complete with a chocolate museum), explore Mayan ruins, all without crowds of tourists? Just come vacation in Valladolid!
So the idea of visiting a forest on vacation might not sound like the most popular tourist attraction out there, but what if I told you that this is not a normal forest; there are dozens of trees that are crooked — oddly bent in the exact same way, all pointing north? Oh, and scientists have no idea how or why this happened.
For anyone looking for an easy way to remember your favorite travel quotes and other memories, just write them all down in a quote book. Now you’ve got a way to keep track of where you’ve been and what you want to remember about your semester living abroad … like a journal, but no artsy-ness needed!
Topics: Travel Tips
If you do a quick image search of “China”, you’ll come up with some pretty spectacular photos of the Great Wall, dreamy pagodas, pretty gardens and some idyllic mountain ranges … and a few shots of these out-of-this-world water towns. Here are a few of our favorites to visit!
We’ve done our Instagram research and have gotten together some of the best LDS temple pictures our ILP volunteers have taken during their semester. Use these tips and tricks for your own travels!
You’re just about to leave on a new adventure to a totally different country (um… congrats!) but you’ve heard about this little thing called culture shock: Should you be a bit worried about living in a foreign country? Nah! Here's how to be all prepared to live wherever with these tips.
Topics: Travel Tips
We’ve talked to a couple of volunteers who have been to several ILP countries about they things they love the most about their semesters: *Spoiler* it’s not about the country!