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Where You Should Volunteer If You Love The Sun

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 8/5/18 4:39 PM

There are many factors that go into picking the perfect ILP country and weather may be one of them. Some people love cooler weather while others prefer sunshine and hot temperatures every day. If you're in the latter group, we got some perfect countries for you!

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Topics: Mexico, Thailand, Life Abroad, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Costa Rica, Nicaragua

Why Queretaro Mexico Is Your Go-To City

Posted by Emily Cummings on 6/26/18 3:31 PM

We know you’re all about the jungle adventures and sunny beaches on your semester in Mexico, but hear me out — the city of Queretaro has what you need (and it’s just a short bus ride away). 

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Topics: Mexico, Travel Destinations

Visiting The San Luis Waterfalls In San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Posted by Emily Cummings on 6/4/18 12:42 PM

As if you needed another reason to come volunteer in Mexico, these waterfalls will seal the deal. 

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Topics: Mexico, Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems

How To Get To The Guadalajara LDS Temple In Mexico

Posted by Auvi Evans on 5/27/18 9:51 AM

If you're an LDS volunteer in Mexico, there are several LDS temples that you can visit in this beautiful country. One of those is Guadalajara so make sure to add this destination to your list!

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Topics: Mexico, LDS

Everything To Know About A Vacation In Puerto Escondido, Mexico

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/11/18 11:05 AM

There’s a reason this is a top vacation spot for anyone visiting or volunteering in Mexico! 

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Topics: Mexico, Travel Destinations

This Mexican City Is A Market Shopper's Dream

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 4/28/18 2:17 PM

Did you know there is a (huge) city in Mexico called Leon that is considered to be the shoe AND leather capital of the world? I mean, I'm talking high quality leather shoes that even the Pope himself seeks out! Not only do they have great shoes, they also have other leather goods like belts, bags and even leather jackets. 

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Topics: Mexico, Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems

The Mexican Market You've Gotta Check Out!

Posted by Auvi Evans on 4/23/18 9:19 AM

This is one of the coolest parts about living and volunteering in San Jose Iturbide, Mexico. With more things to buy than you would ever need and all the delicious food you could ever want, make sure you check out this local market during your semester in Mexico!

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Topics: Mexico, Hidden Gems

We Found The Most Magical Butterfly Hike In Mexico

Posted by Emily Cummings on 4/11/18 2:36 PM

Picture standing in the forests of Mexico, surrounded by millions and millions of golden, Monarch butterflies. If you spend a semester abroad in Mexico you can totally make this happen, all for around $2.

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Topics: Mexico, Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems

You Gotta Eat Here When You're In Puerto Escondido

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 4/4/18 10:45 AM

We all know that one of the best things about vacation is getting to eat at all the yummy, local restaurants, am I right? If you're like me and find yourself in Puerto Escondido, Mexico ... I got a restaurant recommendation that you're gonna love!

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Topics: Travel Tips, Mexico, Hidden Gems

Adventure At Paso De Vaquero In Mexico

Posted by Auvi Evans on 3/26/18 11:22 AM

Ready for an exciting adventure? Paso De Vaquero will bring you just that!  This place is a must visit while volunteering in Mexico and something that is easily a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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Topics: Mexico, Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems

Exploring The World For Over 25 Years

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