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Why It Doesn’t Really Matter Where You Go With ILP

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/9/17 1:16 PM

We’ve talked to a couple of volunteers who have been to several ILP countries about they things they love the most about their semesters: *Spoiler* it’s not about the country! 

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Ukraine, Russia, China, ILP Basics, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Romania, Dominican Republic, Poland, Haiti

My Favorite Part Of The Dominican Republic Wasn’t The Beach

Posted by Auvi Evans on 9/6/17 4:18 PM

 
A lot of people are drawn to The Dominican Republic because of its beautiful scenery and beaches (it is the Caribbean after all!). But, we've got a little secret for you: that isn't the best part!
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Topics: Life Abroad, Making a Difference, Dominican Republic

ILP Student Spotlight: Meet Jessorn In The DR!

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/27/17 10:43 AM

The Dominican Republic is home to some of the cutest kids around and you get to teach them! During your semester in the DR with International Language Programs (ILP) you will grow to love the kids you serve and you will find that they are each unique and hilarious.

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Topics: Life Abroad, In the Classroom, Dominican Republic

What ILP Humanitarian Program Is Right For Me?

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/4/17 6:10 AM

Did you know ILP has 3 countries which are home to our Humanitarian Programs? 

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Topics: Making a Difference, Romania, Dominican Republic, Haiti

Bringing An Instrument On Your ILP Semester

Posted by Emily Cummings on 6/11/17 11:01 AM

So you’ll probably need to leave your piano at home (sorry) but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring your guitar, ukulele, saxophone, violin, etc. while you live abroad! We’ve talked to alumni who have done just that to give you a little more info about bringing along an instrument when you travel. 

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Life Abroad, Romania, Dominican Republic, Poland, Haiti

Check Out These Snorkel Spots In The Dominican Republic

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/7/17 10:59 AM

Hey, hey volunteers living in the Caribbean — spend a day under the waves and find some new fishy friends at these rad snorkeling spots!

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Topics: Dominican Republic, Hidden Gems

The Best Shoes To Pack When Traveling

Posted by Auvi Evans on 5/5/17 8:28 AM

Shoes make all the difference when you're traveling. You will be on your feet a ton while you explore the new cities you are in and you want to be comfortable! Here are some of the best shoes for traveling that will keep you cool in hot weather, warm in cold weather and comfortable wherever you are!

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Travel Tips, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Life Abroad, Making a Difference, Romania, Dominican Republic, Poland, Haiti

Your Go To Guide For Flea Markets!

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/3/17 7:50 AM

Wanna know where to get the coolest souvenirs? Skip out on the stores and find a flea market. No, but really.

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Romania, Dominican Republic, Poland

How To Tip Around The World

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/2/17 1:44 PM

Uh oh, you just got the bill for dinner while you're traveling through a foreign country and have no idea what to do. Do you tip here? Is it rude if you don’t? Is it rude if you do? Don’t panic! We’ve got the info you need.

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Romania, Dominican Republic, Poland, Haiti

Wander Santo Domingo's Streets While In The Dominican Republic

Posted by Emily Cummings on 4/25/17 10:28 AM

Photographers, grab your cameras. This city is perfect for shots of colorful walls, beautiful streets…and European architecture. 

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Topics: Travel Destinations, Dominican Republic, Haiti

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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