Traveling abroad is one of the coolest things you can do. You get to experience new cultures, meet new people and try new foods. While trying new foods is fun, when you're living in a foreign country for an extended period of time it can also be one of the biggest challenges because you're giving up the comfort of your familiar meals. Learning to adjust to the new food is key to making your experience more enjoyable.
There is a small town in Thailand called Pai. It is a destination magnet for nature lovers, hikers, backpackers and hippies. It's a very chill town with so much to do! If you're spending a semester in Thailand, this is a town you can't miss!
Chiang Mai, Thailand is known for having a variety of activities to do in and around the city. One of the most unique and impressive sites sits about an hour and a half away from the city...the Bua Tong Sticky Waterfalls! What makes these waterfalls so unique? Keep reading to find out.
If you are looking for a unique eating experience while in Vilnius, you need to seriously consider eating dinner at the top of the TV Tower. You can get some tasty food and see the most incredible view of Vilnius below at the same time!
Budapest, Hungary is one of the most underrated cities in Europe if you ask me. It's not one of the most well known cities, but it really should be. It's incredible! It's also a great place for all you budget travelers out there because there are plenty of free things to do around the city.
When you're packing for you international trip, there are a few things that are important to bring that you may not have thought about. One of those things is a good water bottle! There are a few reasons you will want to have one on hand, so make sure you do your research and pick the best one before you leave.
Topics: Travel Tips
If you're traveling around the world, picking up post cards in every country and mailing them to your family and friends is a blast (and a great way to show off)! While it's cool to show everyone a picture of something you saw, it's cooler if you're in the picture...right? Right! So, make your own postcards.
Instagram. Who doesn't love Instagram? It really has something for everyone whether it be staying contact with people, promoting your business or photographers showing off their skills. It's great tool for whatever you need, but there is one essential thing you have to have before it will work...followers! Growing your Instagram following may seem like a hard task, but it's actually a lot simpler than it seems.
Topics: Travel Tips
Did you know there is an actual underwater museum in Cancun, Mexico? As if Cancun isn't already cool enough! A common question amount ILP Mexico volunteers is...if it's underwater, how can I see it? Check this out!
If you're heading overseas (especially to stay a while like our ILP volunteers) you will need comfort food. While it is an necessity, it's still a pain to get over there with all the baggage restrictions you will be working around. Make it a little easier on yourself and check out these light weight foods you can take with you that won't take up your whole bag!
Topics: Semester Preparation