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All The Tips For Visiting 27 Waterfalls

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 4/19/18 8:25 AM

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.

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Topics: Travel Tips, Dominican Republic, Hidden Gems

What NOT To Bring To The Caribbean

Posted by Auvi Evans on 3/6/18 4:44 PM

Getting ready for your trip to Haiti or The Dominican Republic? You should probably get packing. But, first ... here's what you DON'T want to bring.

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Dominican Republic, Haiti

Take A Trip To Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 3/2/18 3:32 PM


The Dominican Republic is full of magical places and Santo Domingo is among them. Standing as the capital of the country and one of the oldest cities, you know it's gotta be good!

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Topics: Travel Destinations, Dominican Republic

We’re Smitten With Starfish Island In The Dominican Republic

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/28/18 10:07 AM

Basically, if you want all of your dreams to come true, come volunteer with ILP and take a vacation to Saona Island.

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Topics: Travel Destinations, Dominican Republic, Hidden Gems

A Guide To The Best Beaches In The Dominican Republic

Posted by Auvi Evans on 2/15/18 10:23 AM

We love The Dominican Republic for a variety of reasons! Since we're talking about a Caribbean island here, of course one of those reasons is the amazing beaches you can visit as you spend a semester volunteering. Here is our guide to the best beaches in the DR so you know you're not missing out!

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Topics: Dominican Republic

The Unexpected Parts About Coming Home From Your ILP Semester

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/6/18 10:58 AM

According to these ILP volunteers, sometimes what you come home with is a little unexpected.

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Topics: Romania, Dominican Republic, Haiti

You'll Love Your Kids No Matter Where You Volunteer With ILP

Posted by Auvi Evans on 1/26/18 10:03 AM

With so many countries to choose from it can be hard to choose where to volunteer with ILP.  No matter where you volunteer though you will LOVE your kids. Here's proof. 

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

What You Should Know Before Living In The DR For The First Time 

Posted by Auvi Evans on 12/11/17 9:22 AM

The Dominican Republic is home to some of the cutest kids around and also one of ILP's humanitarian programs! You will have many unique opportunities volunteering in the DR and will seriously love this beautiful country.  Here are a few things everyone should know if they are going to live in the DR for the first time!
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Topics: Life Abroad, Benefits of Volunteering, Dominican Republic

Did You Hear About How The DR Volunteers Helped Fundraise To Build A Home?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 11/27/17 1:52 PM

We love how these volunteers from the Dominican Republic decided to help out someone they really loved — Tamaris, the sweet cook!

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Topics: Making a Difference, Dominican Republic

Come Stay At An Actual Tree House For Your Dominican Vacation!

Posted by Emily Cummings on 11/25/17 10:25 AM

As if taking off to live in Haiti or the Dominican Republic for a few months wasn’t dreamy enough (gotta love the warm weather, palm trees and fresh fruit … am I right?) there are also some incredible vacation spots that you will need to check out — including Samana.

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Topics: Travel Destinations, Dominican Republic, Hidden Gems, Haiti

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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