While you are on your semester abroad you will be able to find most everything you need, it may not be the specific name brand you are used to in the US, but you will be able to find what you need! That being said, there are some things that will just help you feel more comfortable and are things you may not have thought about. Here are a few things you don't necessarily need, but you should consider packing!
Shoes make all the difference when you're traveling. You will be on your feet a ton while you explore the new cities you are in and you want to be comfortable! Here are some of the best shoes for traveling that will keep you cool in hot weather, warm in cold weather and comfortable wherever you are!
Hey teachers! You're on the lookout for clothes that make you feel really cute, are really comfortable, and keep you covered up in all the rights places no matter how you bend or move. Oh and it's gotta be a good price, right?
I could talk for ages about alllll the other things my semester abroad gave me, but I’ll try to stay on topic with the friends I was able to meet — from all over the world. But it honestly wouldn’t have happened if I didn’t go out out of my comfort zone.
You're in Europe? Go directly to the chocolate aisle in the nearest grocery store! You will quickly realize that the Reeses and Hershey's you've had your whole life are not that great, and there is a whole new world you'll about to enter. You should probably plan on bringing a whole suitcase back of chocolate.
Wait...I can get unlimited data and texting for the time I'm living abroad through ILP? Yes. Yes, you can.
One of the best parts of traveling abroad is all the new-ness. Each city has unique things to see which is awesome, but sometimes it can be overwhelming figuring out how to soak it all in! Here are our tips on how to explore a new city.
My trips abroad with International Language Programs (ILP) have given me incredible opportunities. But, the greatest thing about all of my trips has been the people I was able to meet.