Taking a vacation to Haiti soon? Or maybe you're lucky enough to spend an entire semester volunteering there! Either way these tips are going to help you get the best bang for your buck.
Trying to decide whether you should volunteer abroad for a semester (all around the world) or get paid to teach in Thailand or Taiwan can be tough. Obviously, one sounds better than the other in theory, but is it the best option for YOU? Let me break down each of them for you...
Topics: ILP Basics
This is one of the coolest parts about living and volunteering in San Jose Iturbide, Mexico. With more things to buy than you would ever need and all the delicious food you could ever want, make sure you check out this local market during your semester in Mexico!
Here's what you need to do with your phone before backpacking Europe, heading to Central America or anywhere else in the world.
Topics: Travel Tips
Nicaragua is captivating country that you will quickly fall in love with. Leon is a city that is no different. Volunteers, you're definitely going to want to check out this rad town during your semester abroad in Nicaragua!
Do you know someone who's volunteering in another country? We all love getting care packages but it's especially great to receive while you're living abroad. Here's some ideas of what they'd love to get.
If you haven't heard, the Dominican Republic holds some of the world's best hidden gems! There is one that is particularly amazing...27 Waterfalls. You'll have to trust me on this -- if you miss it, you'll regret it! Just make sure you check out these tips before you go.
Heading off to college can be scary for someone who's never been on their own. It's a responsibility you have to be prepared for. Luckily, there are (fun) ways --like a semester abroad with ILP-- to prepare yourself before you dive head first into your first semester in college!
It seems weird to think that spending money now will help you save money later (especially if you're headed to go volunteer abroad) but you gotta trust us on this.
Topics: Saving Money
While you’re volunteering in Ukraine, you are going to want to explore Vsi Svoi — it’s an enormous market crammed full of your Ukrainian favorites.