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What ILP Humanitarian Program Is Right For Me?

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/4/17 6:10 AM

Did you know ILP has Humanitarian Programs all over the world? 

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Topics: Dominican Republic, Haiti, Romania, Making a Difference, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Uganda

Bringing An Instrument On Your ILP Semester

Posted by Emily Cummings on 6/11/17 11:01 AM

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. 

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Topics: Life Abroad, China, Thailand, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Haiti, Romania, Nicaragua, Costa Rica

What ILP Countries Can Married Couples Volunteer In?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/24/17 12:41 PM


ILP isn’t just for when you’re single — we have countries all over that you can volunteer in with your spouse! We even have one country where the both of you go for the price of just one person. Score.

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Topics: China, Haiti, Russia, Ukraine, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, ILP Basics, Romania

The Best Shoes To Pack When Traveling

Posted by Auvi Evans on 5/5/17 8:28 AM

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!

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Topics: Life Abroad, Travel Tips, Making a Difference, China, Lithuania, Russia, Romania, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Ukraine, Poland, Thailand, Nicaragua, Costa Rica

How To Tip Around The World

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/2/17 1:44 PM

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.

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Topics: China, Thailand, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Lithuania, Poland, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Uganda, Costa Rica

What Countries Can Male Volunteers Go To?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 1/24/17 4:02 AM

Just because Lithuania, Mexico and Thailand are only for the ladies that doesn’t mean the guys miss out on all the fun! 

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Topics: Poland, Russia, Ukraine, China, Dominican Republic, Romania, Haiti, ILP Basics, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Uganda

Learn A Language by Living Abroad

Posted by Emily Cummings on 11/24/16 5:56 PM

The best way to learn is language is by immersion, so why not live abroad for a semester and learn basic Spanish that way? 

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Topics: Life Abroad, Build Your Resume, China, Thailand, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Lithuania, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Haiti

Vacationing While Volunteering: How It All Works With ILP

Posted by Emily Cummings on 10/24/16 12:24 PM

Volunteering abroad is great, but having vacation time to explore other places is even better! ILP gets that you want to see more of the world so our volunteers get every weekend off and about 2 weeks of vacation time throughout your semester. Not bad, right?

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Topics: ILP Basics, China, Thailand, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Poland, Haiti, Costa Rica, Nicaragua

The Secret To Getting Your Instagram Featured On ILP's Account!

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 11/3/15 4:08 PM

Did you know that ILP has an Instagram? We love to feature our awesome volunteers as they serve around the world ... but what's the secret to getting featured?? 

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, ILP Basics, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Romania, Dominican Republic, Poland, Haiti, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Uganda

Learn Basic Spanish Before Volunteering In Central America Or Mexico!

Posted by Jen King on 9/10/15 9:28 AM

Volunteering in Mexico? Or volunteering in Central America? Use these tips!

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Topics: Mexico, Nicaragua, Costa Rica

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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