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What Medications Should I Bring When I Travel Abroad?

Posted by Emma Bench on 1/21/20 12:00 PM

You're climbing the Great Wall of China or visiting the Louvre in Paris when you feel a massive headache coming on. Luckily for you, someone in your ILP group packed some Tylenol and has it in their bag (well, hopefully).

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips

What Do You Wear While Teaching?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 1/16/20 10:45 AM

Besides the construction paper and glue sticks in your suitcase, you should also be packing stuff to wear on vacations and in the classroom, right?

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All About ILP + Volunteering, Teaching With ILP

How To Buy Warm Boots For Cold Weather

Posted by Auvi Evans on 1/13/20 5:25 PM

Headed to one of those chilly countries? You'll absolutely want to make sure you have the right kind of boots for your semester. 

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, Europe

Which Type Of Fundraising Will Be Your Best Fit?

Posted by Jazzie Lambson on 1/5/20 2:36 PM

Are you so excited to go on the program, but not sure how to make it happen financially? You've heard of fundraising ideas, but if you're here that means that you still haven't found the right fit yet. And we're here to help!

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, Saving Money + Fundraising

The Only List Of Travel Apps You'll Ever Need

Posted by Emily Cummings on 1/3/20 10:45 AM

You used to need a few maps and guidebooks to plan your trip and help it go well ... not anymore! These apps are what you need to have for any trip. 

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips

30 Travel Quotes You're Going To Want To Steal For Your Instagram

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 1/2/20 10:00 AM

Getting ready to spend some time abroad? Here are 30 of our favorite, relatable travel quotes, all perfect to use as captions for your Instagram posts! 

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips

Christmas Presents Your Volunteer Will Definitely Want For Their Trip

Posted by Jen King on 12/18/19 3:05 PM

Looking for a few last minute holiday gifts? We've gathered up ideas right from the people who are traveling of what they wish they were getting for Christmas.

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, For The Parents

Everything To Know About That ISIC Card You Keep Hearing About

Posted by Emily Cummings on 11/26/19 8:41 AM

Set up to volunteer with ILP? You’ll probably hear all about this ISIC card and how it’s a must-have for your semester … but what in the world is it?

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips

Things I Wish I Packed For My ILP Trip

Posted by Jen King on 10/8/19 1:45 PM

Every semester we ask our ILP volunteers what they wish they had brought with them for their semester abroad. And every semester we get the same responses. Here's what they suggest!

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip

Where To Get The Best Price For Passport Photos

Posted by Jen King on 10/1/19 12:44 PM

Before jumping off to start living in China for a semester or volunteering in Mexico, you need your passport. Duh. But in order to get your passport, you're going to need some passport photos.

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips, Saving Money + Fundraising

Exploring The World For Nearly 30 Years

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

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