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*These* Are The Best Places To Eat While in Kiev, Ukraine

Posted by Auvi Evans on 6/15/18 3:24 PM

Of course you've gotta try all the best food while visiting (or volunteering) in Kiev, Ukraine? So0o, where should you go? 

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Topics: Ukraine, Life Abroad, Hidden Gems

How To Find (Really Good!) Hand Pulled Noodles In China

Posted by Auvi Evans on 6/8/18 1:13 PM

While traveling and volunteering in China there are some things you just can't miss. These hand pulled noodles are one of them. Here's how to find the best noodles while you are volunteering abroad!

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Topics: China, Life Abroad, Hidden Gems

How To See A Concert While Living Abroad

Posted by Auvi Evans on 6/2/18 12:09 PM

Living abroad will bring you tons of awesome opportunities to do new things and make new memories. Why not make those memories even better by seeing your favorite band while abroad? 

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Topics: Travel Tips, Life Abroad, Hidden Gems

The Google Translate App Is A Traveler's Best Friend

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 6/1/18 11:31 AM

If you've ever lived in a foreign country before and you don't speak the language, you know how valuable Google Translate can be. Did you know they have an app now that makes it even easier? 

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips, Life Abroad

Why Traveling Can Be Hard + How To Make It Easier

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 5/29/18 10:11 AM

When you hear people talk about their experiences traveling the world, they really only tell you the highlights of their trip (because that's what they remember). Rarely will you ever hear the hard side of traveling. It's important to know that traveling abroad isn't all sunshine and rainbows and can be hard at times -- it's still totally worth it, so don't worry!

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips, Life Abroad, Finding Your Best Self

What It's Like To Serve Abroad With A Group Of Strangers

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 5/24/18 4:22 PM

There are many benefits to volunteering abroad with ILP and getting your own ILP group a big one! While it's awesome to get a group to travel with, it can also be kind of nerve wracking not knowing who you're going with. 

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Topics: Life Abroad, Benefits of Volunteering, Finding Your Best Self

Be Prepared When Taking Online Classes (And Living Abroad)

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 5/22/18 4:03 PM

No matter if your volunteering in Central America or living in China for a semester, planning ahead and making sure you're prepared is vital. If you're planning on taking online classes while living abroad, it even more important for you to be prepared -- for living AND taking your classes! Let me help you out.

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Student Hacks, Life Abroad, Build Your Resume

How To Get Ahold Of My ILP Volunteer Fast In An Emergency

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 5/20/18 2:48 PM

One of the scariest parts of sending a volunteer abroad is the idea of anything happening and not being able to reach them. While that is a valid concern, I'm here to tell you there are more ways to reach them quickly than you may realize!

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Topics: Semester Preparation, ILP Basics, Life Abroad, For The Parents

Phrases To Know If You’re Traveling To Poland

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/19/18 2:26 PM

Volunteering in Eastern Europe? Or just headed to Poland for a rad week of vacationing? Either way, it would be very helpful to know at least a few phrases in the local language.

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Topics: Life Abroad, Poland

How Your ILP Group Will Impact Your Semester

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 5/17/18 2:15 PM

There are really so many perks when you volunteer abroad with ILP, but one of the biggest reasons people choose ILP is because of the groups! Traveling alone can be really intimidating and there are more benefits to having a group than you'd ever think.

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Topics: ILP Basics, Life Abroad, Benefits of Volunteering

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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