You probably think it won’t happen to you, but there are volunteers who lose their photos (or even lose their phones!) every single semester. Just in case that ends up being you, make sure you know how to back up your photos (for free) before jetting off on any trip.
When I started posting pictures of my semester, so many people said: “I never wanted to go to Russia until I started seeing your pictures”.
If you've ever traveled abroad, then you know that food can be both an adventurous blessing and a cravings curse. Even if you love the local cuisines, there comes a point when all you need are the familiar tastes of home. Avoid this problem by bringing these hard-to-find snacks with you!
Are you a going to school at Snow College but want to take a semester off to volunteer with ILP? You might be able to still get school credit for your time abroad. Here's some helpful info to consider + how to get the process started.
Before embarking on your big adventure abroad, make sure you complete each of these things on our checklist!
I'm definitely on board with and love the bleaching trend right now. And turns out my ILP sweatshirt hanging in my closet was the perfect piece to do it with.
If you ask me, the hardest part of any semester is the first week, and that includes the first few days of teaching. But if I (someone who's never taught before) survived it, you will too.
The best way to fully immerse yourself in a country with all of its culture and traditions is to live with a host family. Here are a few gift ideas to express gratitude at the beginning and the end of your time with them!
Worried about something happening to your things on your upcoming trip? Theft can happen no matter where you are in the world (even at home), but there's a few proactive things you can do to best to avoid it.