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Do You Know How Cool The Yungang Grottoes Are In China?!

Posted by Auvi Evans on 4/28/17 5:27 PM

I'm starting to understand why we've had some volunteers go to China multiple times - like more than one semester! China is SO cool and there is way to much to see in one semester abroad. You'll never run out of things to do! 

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Topics: China, Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems

Looking For Vacation Spots Near Weihai?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 4/22/17 9:53 AM

Hey, hey Weihai volunteers! You may be pretty far north but that doesn’t mean you don’t have some pretty rad vacation spots nearby.

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Topics: China, Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems In Beijing

Posted by Auvi Evans on 3/27/17 1:35 PM

When you think of Beijing, China you probably think of The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and The Great Wall of China right? All of those places are amazing,  but we've got some hidden spots for you too.

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Topics: China, Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems

Can I Volunteer With My Friend?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/24/17 5:04 PM

Yes! We love when friends decide to do this experience together. And depending on what country you are thinking of traveling to, you both could save some serious money by applying together. 

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Topics: Russia, China, ILP Basics, Mexico, Saving Money

The Best Guides In Yangshuo

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/19/17 9:06 AM

You gotta go to Yangshuo while you are volunteering in China…you just gotta. And while you are there make sure you do all the things — to help you out with that, here are some of our favorite guides you can hire for the day!

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Topics: China, Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems

Why I Fell In Love With The Chinese People

Posted by Auvi Evans on 3/18/17 11:24 AM

My trips abroad with International Language Programs (ILP) have given me incredible opportunities. But, the greatest thing about all of my trips has been the people I was able to meet. 

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Topics: China, Life Abroad, Finding Your Best Self

Finding The Best Beaches In China

Posted by Auvi Evans on 3/17/17 11:33 AM

When you think of China I bet you don't think of beautiful beaches! Well, you can look further than Thailand or the Dominican Republic for beaches and discover what China has to offer!

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Topics: China, Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems

Tips For Strawberry Picking While Abroad!

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/15/17 2:08 PM

Hey ILP Volunteers traveling in the spring months — you should look into going strawberry picking in your country!

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Romania, Hidden Gems, Poland

Explore This Dreamy Lake Right Outside The Avatar Mountains In China

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/10/17 2:31 PM

As it so happens, China is basically chock full of vacation spots. But really. So come see this very magical lake, right outside of one of our favorite destination spots!

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Topics: China, Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems

Tips For Using The Metro For The Very First Time…In A Foreign Country

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/9/17 5:51 PM

Nervous about taking the metro for the first time ever while traveling abroad? Relax, it’s easy, I promise. We’ve got the tips you need to make sure you and the metro system leave as best buds. 

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Travel Tips, Lithuania, Romania, Poland

Exploring The World For Over 25 Years

Over the years of assisting more than 6,000 volunteers in their desire to travel and make a difference in the lives of others, ILP has seen what works and what doesn't.

We've gathered our tips here for making your semester abroad a successful one.

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