We get it. Sending your volunteer abroad is nerve wracking and hard. One of the worst part for the parents at home is when something does go wrong for your volunteer -- like losing their wallet -- and being far away. It's difficult to know how you can help in those tricky situations when they're half way across the world.
As a future, current or even past ILP volunteer, you may be wondering if your time teaching English abroad really had an impact on your kids ...."Is it really that important for them to learn English?"
Having a way to track where you've been in the world is one of the best parts of traveling ... here are our ideas on how to keep track of where you're been.
One thing people worry about when planning a trip abroad is not having a phone that works if you're not traveling with a data plan. Here's how to travel without one (and survive!).
There are many factors that go into picking the perfect ILP country and weather may be one of them. Some people love cooler weather while others prefer sunshine and hot temperatures every day. If you're in the latter group, we got some perfect countries for you!
For those of you just now joining us or even those that have been around for a minute, you may be wondering how this awesome program we call ILP got started. To tell you this, we have to go all the way back to the beginning!
When you think about Thailand, you probably already think about crystal blue water against white sandy beaches, but I bet you didn't know there are pools of turquoise blue water in the rainforest you could swim in too.
Between getting dry skin when the colder weather comes or getting oily with the warmer weather; I can never find good store bought mask that helps with everything. So, I turned to DIY masks!
Topics: Saving Money
I'm talking all the things you're going to want to do that you won't be able to do once you're gone.
Topics: Semester Preparation