If you're having a hard time convincing your parents how great of an experience it would be for you to live in Thailand for a semester, try telling them that they can come visit you! That might change things.
Imagine looking up into the pink and orange sky and seeing hundreds of brightly colored hot air balloons, floating up like the clouds. Sounds dreamy, right? That could be your life in Mexico!
When I think of Mexico I think of warm sunny beaches, but certain parts of Mexico actually can get pretty chilly, so don’t forget to pack the right clothes. We’ve got the packing tips you need to make sure you aren’t stuck wearing shorts and sandals in the cold!
While volunteering abroad for a semester in Mexico you will have the opportunity to travel and see some incredible things. Mexico is such a beautiful place! With beaches, tacos, ancient ruins and amazing architecture, you can't go wrong. But, where do you even start?
There are always pro’s and con’s when it comes to group travel. On the one hand, you have awesome friends to go traveling with…but what happens when a couple girls want to go to Cambodia but you really want to see Koh Lanta during your vacation in Thailand?
While we love hopping over to Cancun for a vacation, there are still plenty of places to see that are only a short taxi (or bus) ride from your school (that’s code for “perfect weekend getaways and day trips!).
Flying isn’t the most fun part about traveling the world. Sure, take off feels like a roller coaster and sipping soda while you look out the window is pretty cool, but 13 hours into your flight to China can bring some surprises…especially if you have never flown before! Don’t worry; whether you are a flight newbie or have done this a dozen times, we’ve got some tips to make sure you are prepared for whatever happens.
The best way to learn is language is by immersion, so why not live abroad for a semester to finally master Spanish?
Heading to Mexico for your semester abroad? Don't miss out on seeing Xel-Ha, the aquatic theme park located just south of Cancun!
Heading to Mexico or the Dominican Republic with International Language Programs (ILP)? If not, click here to apply now. If you are wondering what it is really like to live in Latin America for a semester abroad then you have come to the right place. Here's a roundup of ILP volunteers personal blogs so you can see what there experience was actually like!