Wow, Mexico is amazing us daily with the incredibly beautiful places you can see. You won't be disappointed when you find yourself in Mexico. Whether it's during a gap year, your semester abroad with International Language Programs (ILP), or just a quick getaway you'll never want to leave. The beauty of The Marieta Islands are no exception! You're going to die when you see how beautiful they are.
When most people look at volunteering abroad, they want the most foreign adventure they can find (we're all about that, too)...but if you haven’t given much thought to Mexico, it’s time to change all of that. This is the most underrated country. For reals.
Okay, if you're volunteering in Mexico during your semester with International Language Programs (ILP) you're pretty lucky because you can visit Janitzio, which is a total hidden gem not far from where ILP volunteers live. You can find so many of the good things Mexico has to offer on this little island and it's a great place for a weekend trip.
Mexico, the land of colorful streets, (REALLY) good tacos and the opportunity to volunteer and teach extremely cute kids. You'll easily fall in love with Mexico and all it has to offer during your semester living abroad.
And we can bet you will want to spend at least some of your vacation time here. Get your passport ready and come see it for yourself!
Any city that was “built for relaxing” is somewhere you just can’t pass up. Calling all ILP Mexico volunteers — we have another favorite vacation spot to add to your list.
So you’ll probably need to leave your piano at home (sorry) but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring your guitar, ukulele, saxophone, violin, etc. while you live abroad! We’ve talked to alumni who have done just that to give you a little more info about bringing along an instrument when you travel.
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!
Wanna know where to get the coolest souvenirs? Skip out on the stores and find a flea market. No, but really.
Uh oh, you just got the bill for dinner while you're traveling through a foreign country and have no idea what to do. Do you tip here? Is it rude if you don’t? Is it rude if you do? Don’t panic! We’ve got the info you need.