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If You Want To Visit Machu Picchu, There Are Things You Need To Know

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/21/18 3:08 PM

Want to hike Machu Picchu during your ILP semester? There are some things you'll need to know before you even start planning. 

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Topics: Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Mexico, Travel Destinations

The Best Quick Trips From Uvita, Costa Rica + How To Get There

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 9/1/18 9:41 AM

Costa Rica is an amazing country with so many places to visit; it can be hard to hit them all up! If you're looking to see as many places as you can, Uvita is a good starting point. I mean, just look at all these quick trips you can take. 

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Topics: Costa Rica, Travel Destinations, Travel Tips

Vacationing In Boca Del Toro, Panama

Posted by Emily Cummings on 8/26/18 1:59 PM

As if the chance to live abroad in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Mexico isn’t enough, our ILP volunteers there also get the chance to vacation in Boca Del Toro, Panama. Um, is this real life?

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Topics: Costa Rica, Nicaragua

Where You Should Volunteer If You Love The Sun

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 8/5/18 4:39 PM

There are many factors that go into picking the perfect ILP country and weather may be one of them.  If you love the sun, here's where you should volunteer. 

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Topics: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Life Abroad, Thailand, Mexico, Uganda

The Best Places To Zip Line In Costa Rica

Posted by Auvi Evans on 7/21/18 11:10 AM

It's not a secret that Costa Rica is insanely gorgeous, but some of the best places to zip line might be a bit hidden. 

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Topics: Costa Rica

Your Guide To The Bellena Coast, Costa Rica

Posted by Emily Cummings on 7/7/18 2:14 PM

Whether you’re living close to this pretty part of Costa Rica already or will need to head here during your vacation, this guide is all you’ll need. 

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Topics: Costa Rica, Travel Destinations

What You Need To Know Before Vacationing In Monteverde, Costa Rica

Posted by Emily Cummings on 6/16/18 3:34 PM

Especially if you'll be volunteering in Costa Rica or Nicaragua, you've got to spend about a weekend (or more) in Monteverde. 

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Topics: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Travel Destinations

What You Should Do In Panama City, Panama

Posted by Auvi Evans on 5/31/18 11:05 AM

Spending a semester abroad in Nicaragua or Costa Rica with ILP? Well start planning this vacation to Panama City, like.... now! A city full of vibrant colors, warm water, colonial buildings, and rich history is waiting for you.

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Topics: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Travel Destinations

Boca Chica Is Your Ideal Panama Paradise

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/26/18 9:43 AM

If you’ll be volunteering in Central America with ILP, you’ll get vacation days. Now, you’re welcome to hang out in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, islands in the Caribbean or Mexico on vacation …. but we think you should add Panama to your list.

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Topics: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems

Visit Tamarindo, Costa Rica For Beachy Vibes

Posted by Auvi Evans on 5/21/18 3:39 PM

With a golden beach and warm water we don't blame you if you never want to leave.

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Topics: Costa Rica, Travel Destinations

Exploring The World For Over 25 Years

Hi! We are ILP, a non-profit org that has service abroad opportunities for college-age volunteers. Check out our tips for making the most of your time traveling and living abroad.

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