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The Top 5 things You've Gotta Do In Iasi, Romania

Posted by Auvi Evans on 4/17/17 6:12 PM

Want to volunteer in an orphanage with ILP? Go to Iasi!

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Topics: Life Abroad, Romania, Hidden Gems

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

Been Thinking About Volunteering In The Romania Orphanage Program?

Posted by Jen King on 4/12/17 10:05 AM

Choosing to do a semester abroad is a big deal and then making it happen is another story! We interviewed the ILP volunteers in Romania to help you know if this volunteer opportunity in Europe is right for you and give you ideas for making it work.

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Topics: Making a Difference, Romania, Orphanage Program

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

5 Books To Read Before Visiting Europe

Posted by Auvi Evans on 3/12/17 8:50 AM

 

While you are volunteering in RussiaPolandUkraine, Lithuania or Romania with International Language Programs (ILP) not only will you get to see those amazing countries, but you'll have the opportunity to travel and visit tons of other countries throughout the European Union while you live abroad.

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, Romania, Finding Your Best Self, Poland

Tips For Using The Metro For The Very First Time…In A Foreign Country

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/9/17 5:51 PM

Nervous about taking the metro for the first time ever while traveling abroad? Relax, it’s easy, I promise. We’ve got the tips you need to make sure you and the metro system leave as best buds. 

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Travel Tips, Lithuania, Romania, Poland

Why I Loved Volunteering In Romania

Posted by Auvi Evans on 3/6/17 6:32 AM

 

Romania is one of International Language Program’s (ILP!) 10 countries where you can spend a semester abroad volunteering. The humanitarian program in Romania is unique because you will be working in an orphanage with children who may have physical or mental disabilities. It is extremely awarding to work with these children every day and you will really get to know them personally and individually.

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Topics: Making a Difference, Romania, Orphanage Program

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

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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