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How To Work Out In The Dominican

Posted by Auvi Evans on 9/3/18 10:16 AM

While spending a semester in the DR if still want to be able to keep up the healthy habits you have, you'll need to know all about working out while living there. 

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Topics: Finding Your Best Self, Dominican Republic, Life Abroad

What It's Like Living At The Orphanage In Haiti

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/30/18 2:45 PM

Haiti is one of ILP's Humanitarian Programs and a rather unique place to spend your semester abroad. What's really special about this program is the fact that you live at the orphanage in Haiti with the kids. The volunteers love it and here's why you will too!

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Topics: Haiti, Making a Difference, Life Abroad

I'm Worried I'm Packing The Wrong Things

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 8/29/18 2:35 PM

Packing is overwhelming, especially if you're going abroad ... If you find yourself worrying that you are packing the wrong things, you're in the right place!

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Topics: Life Abroad, Semester Preparation, Travel Tips

Our 31 Day Travel + Art Challenge

Posted by Emily Cummings on 8/27/18 2:05 PM


Take a month and fill up a sketchbook with little doodles that will help you remember your entire semester.

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Topics: Finding Your Best Self, Life Abroad

How Many Hours Do I Work When Volunteering With ILP?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 8/24/18 4:17 PM

When trying to decide which service abroad program is best for you, there are lots to consider, but how many hours you're volunteering is something you should really consider.

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Topics: In the Classroom, Life Abroad, ILP Basics

How Volunteering In A Nursing Home Impacted This Volunteer In The DR

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/23/18 1:07 PM

The Dominican Republic will bring you unique ways to serve those around you and really make a difference. Look how this ILP group served in a cute nursing home and brought happiness to the people living there!

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Topics: Dominican Republic, Life Abroad, Making a Difference

My Volunteer Lost Their Wallet -- Now What?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 8/20/18 12:04 PM

One of the worst part for the parents at home is when something does go wrong for your volunteer -- like losing their wallet -- and being far away. It's difficult to know how you can help, but that's where we can help. 

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Topics: Life Abroad, Semester Preparation, Travel Tips, For The Parents

10 Free Things In Kiev, Ukraine

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/17/18 12:17 PM

Kiev, Ukraine is one of those places you can't help but fall in love with. There are amazing sights to see in the city and tons of things you have to do (a lot of which are free). 

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Topics: Life Abroad, Saving Money, Ukraine

Want Hot Springs In China? Just Come To Nanjing

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/15/18 11:36 AM

There is so much to see in China and sometimes you'll feel like you're constantly going, going, going if you try to see it all (which you should). Take a day to relax and spend time at these amazing hot springs near Nanjing, China. It's highly recommended by ILP volunteers who live there.

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Topics: Life Abroad, Travel Destinations, China

How To Beat The Crowds During China's Most Popular Fall Holiday

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/10/18 2:41 PM

If you're traveling to China in the fall - this one's for you! There's this thing called the Mid Autumn Festival in China and it's going to impact your plans (read this now and thank us later!).

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Topics: Hidden Gems, Life Abroad, China, Travel Tips

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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