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See The Alien Ruins In Palenque, Mexico

Posted by Emily Cummings on 4/16/17 8:45 AM

When in Mexico, you gotta see some ancient ruins built thousands of years ago…by aliens?

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Topics: Mexico, Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems

Escape To This Hidden Island Just Outside Of Cancun, Mexico

Posted by Emily Cummings on 4/15/17 6:33 PM

Skip out on the crowds and vacation on this absolutely dreamy island after visiting Cancun.

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Topics: Mexico, Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems

Why I Took A Break From School To Volunteer

Posted by Jen King on 4/9/17 8:27 AM

...And why I'm glad I did it.

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Topics: Mexico, Benefits of Volunteering, Build Your Resume

Can I Volunteer With My Friend?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/24/17 5:04 PM

Yes! We love when friends decide to do this experience together. And depending on what country you are thinking of traveling to, you both could save some serious money by applying together. 

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Topics: Russia, China, ILP Basics, Mexico, Saving Money

Tips For Strawberry Picking While Abroad!

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/15/17 2:08 PM

Hey ILP Volunteers traveling in the spring months — you should look into going strawberry picking in your country!

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Romania, Hidden Gems, Poland

Why I'm Glad I Went For A Semester Instead Of A 2 Week Trip

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/28/17 10:20 PM

I’ve done both types of trips and I’ve got to say, I always prefer to be gone for an entire semester and here’s why. 

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Travel Tips, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Romania, Poland, Haiti

Can My Family Visit Me While I’m Volunteering?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/18/17 6:19 PM

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.

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, ILP Basics, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Dominican Republic, Poland, Haiti

How To See A Hot Air Balloon Festival In Mexico

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/15/17 2:23 PM

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!

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Topics: Mexico, Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems

How Cold Does It Actually Get In Mexico?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/11/17 3:13 PM

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! 

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Topics: Mexico

Why You Should Explore San Jose Iturbide, Mexico

Posted by Auvi Evans on 1/22/17 8:30 AM

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?

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Topics: Mexico, Life Abroad

Exploring The World For Over 25 Years

Over the years of assisting more than 6,000 volunteers in their desire to travel and make a difference in the lives of others, ILP has seen what works and what doesn't.

We've gathered our tips here for making your semester abroad a successful one.

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