There are so many gadgets out there that claim they will "make traveling easier". While some of these things are so helpful, there are many that are just a waste of space and not worth the price tag!
When you're preparing for a semester abroad there are so many things that cross your mind that you forget about simple things like your hair! You may not think it's a big deal if your hair isn't looking it's best, but when you look back at all of your pictures where your hair is tucked in a messy bun again and again you might wish you had at least one day where you tried (a little). Lucky for you, there are things you can do to prepare yourself for a semester without your favorite hair dresser!
If you're in Bangkok and looking for a truly magical experience you're going to have to check out this cafe. I mean, look at it ... unicorns? It's sort of a dream.
If you've ever traveled abroad, you know one of the challenges (especially if you're there for a while) is the food! Even if you love the local cuisines, there comes a point where you have a craving for something familiar from home and you can't find it! Heed my warning now, so you'll be prepared when you get there - these foods are hard to find abroad...
Been watching your son or daughter post about their amazing adventures while they're volunteering abroad? It's probably giving you the urge to go see first hand where they've been living. We have parents every semester ask us if they are allowed to visit their volunteer when they're abroad.
There are many perks to volunteering abroad in the Dominican Republic like living minutes away from of amazing beach, the kids, and THE FOOD. We're here to tell you all about the best empanada stand in Puerto Plata that needs to be on your agenda while you're living in the Caribbean.
Do you love massages? Do you love chocolate? If you answered yes to both of those, I have the perfect activity for you when you're living in Nicaragua for a semester. It may sound a little weird, but that's what makes it fun!
Keeping your money safe while you travel internationally is a concern for most people. There is nothing worse than something happening to your cash or cards while you're in a foreign country because it's just that much harder to deal with. Be prepared to keep your money safe by bringing and using these few things!
Unless you've been living under a rock (or maybe volunteering abroad for a semester), you've probably heard about MoviePass. From what you've heard, it probably sounds a little too good to be true, right? If you're anything like me, you're wondering if paying for it is *really* actually worth it. Here's everything you'll need to know before getting one!
If you're applying or about to head out for your first ILP semester, you may have heard some chatter about head teachers. You may know that you will have one and that you can go back as one, but have you really heard exactly what an ILP head teacher is and does?