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If You Want To Visit Machu Picchu, There Are Things You Need To Know

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/21/18 3:08 PM

Want to hike Machu Picchu during your ILP semester? There are some things you'll need to know before you even start planning. 

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Topics: Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Mexico, Travel Destinations

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.  If you love the sun, here's where you should volunteer. 

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

Why Querétaro 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 Querétaro 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 Potosi Waterfalls

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

Buy Leather Shoes In Leon, Mexico

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? You really do have it all in Mexico. 

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Topics: Hidden Gems, Mexico, Travel Destinations

Shopping At San Jose Iturbide's Mexican Market

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, Hidden Gems, Travel Destinations

Our Favorite Restaurant 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: Hidden Gems, Mexico, 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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