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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: Ukraine, Russia, China, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Romania, Dominican Republic, Poland, Haiti

The Best Art Museums In Eastern Europe

Posted by Auvi Evans on 4/27/17 10:40 AM

Europe itself can feel like a museum as you walk around and soak in the beautiful architecture, unique sculptures and breathtaking overlooks. You can learn a lot about the city you are in by just walking around it and exploring! 

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, Travel Destinations, Romania, Poland

Have A Better Vacation in Warsaw, Poland By Learning A Little History

Posted by Emily Cummings on 4/23/17 10:08 AM

I know, I know. Learing history isn’t nearly as fun as eating their famous pierogis but you’ll get so much more out of Poland if you know a least a little bit about what happened in Warsaw.

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, Romania, Poland

The Cheapest Places To Visit In Europe

Posted by Auvi Evans on 4/21/17 10:03 AM

Once you get to Europe, travel within Europe and places to stay can be really affordable ( we must be doing something wrong, America!). But, there are some countries that are much cheaper than others. If you're on a budget, you have to be really strategic about where you decide to travel to.

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, Travel Destinations, Saving Money, Romania, Hidden Gems, Poland

Sculpt Your Own Marzipan In Tallinn, Estonia

Posted by Auvi Evans on 4/13/17 6:53 PM

Tallinn, Estonia is a city you HAVE to visit while in Europe.

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, Travel Destinations, Romania, Hidden Gems, Poland

Visit The Malbork Castle In Poland

Posted by Auvi Evans on 4/7/17 10:47 AM

When you think about exploring Europe, which country first comes to mind? Not Poland? It should be. This country is incredible (hello castles!) and totally underestimated.

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Topics: Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems, Poland

The Chocolate You HAVE To Try In Europe

Posted by Auvi Evans on 4/5/17 1:24 PM

You're in Europe? Go directly to the chocolate aisle in the nearest grocery store! You will quickly realize that the Reeses and Hershey's you've had your whole life are not that great, and there is a whole new world you'll about to enter. You should probably plan on bringing a whole suitcase back of chocolate. 

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Topics: Ukraine, Lithuania, Life Abroad, Romania, Poland

10 Ways To Experience Paris Like A Local

Posted by Emily Cummings on 4/2/17 9:44 AM

Aw, Paris. The crepes, the Eiffel Tower, the museums, the Arc de Triomphe….We love all the touristy things to do here, but what it you want see the real, non-touristy Paris? You know, like a local?

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, Travel Destinations, Romania, Poland

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

How To Get The Cheapest Flights From Poland!

Posted by Auvi Evans on 3/15/17 9:36 AM

Krakow is a hub city in Poland for many budget airlines. Translation = you can find crazy good flights from Krakow to many other cities all over Europe! 

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Topics: Travel Destinations, Saving Money, Poland

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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