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