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Catherine's Palace: The Versailles of Russia

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 2/10/19 10:41 AM

St. Petersburg, Russia. It's brimming with churches and palaces and museums and delicious restaurants. If you're one of the lucky ones who gets to visit this city, then Catherine's Palace has to be on your cannot-miss list! 

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Topics: Russia, Travel Destinations

Why We All Love The Lavra

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 2/8/19 10:33 AM

If you've been to Ukraine, you know it's the land of stunning cathedrals and monasteries. Here's everything you need to know about visiting one of our very favorites: The Lavra!

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, Romania

Why You Should Take A Far Away Trip To The Faroe Islands

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 2/8/19 10:29 AM

Are you into outdoor adventures? The type of scenery that includes cliffs and waterfalls? Picturesque harbor towns? Then this European island getaway is the place for you. Here's our guide for the dreamy Faroe Islands! 

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

Save Money In Russia With These ISIC Discounts

Posted by Emily Cummings on 1/25/19 4:18 PM

Anyone who is into saving money should head to Russia … and pack up their ISIC card. 

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Topics: Russia, Saving Money

What It's Actually Like Living With A Host Family

Posted by Auvi Evans on 1/18/19 9:55 AM

 
Depending on where you volunteer you may live with a host family during your semester abroad with International Language Programs. Some people are initially nervous about this and some are excited. It is a totally new experience and can be hard to know what to expect!
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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, Life Abroad

A Quick Guide To Your Trip In St. Petersburg, Russia

Posted by Emily Cummings on 1/2/19 4:46 PM

We have outlined the best things to do and added all of our insider tips to help you have the best time in St. Petersburg. 

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Topics: Russia, Travel Destinations

Your Complete City Guide For Vilnius, Lithuania

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 1/2/19 4:20 PM

If you're heading over to Vilnius anytime soon, consider yourself lucky! Lithuania is a total hidden gem with tons to see and explore. Here's our guide for everything you need to know about visiting this city.

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, Romania

The Best Coats For A European Winter

Posted by Auvi Evans on 12/29/18 10:55 AM

Getting ready for your semester volunteering in Eastern Europe? This post is for you! Here are our tips and recommendations for quality coats that will keep you cozy.

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Ukraine, Russia, China, Lithuania, Life Abroad

Your How-To For Visiting Moscow’s Kremlin!

Posted by Emily Cummings on 12/23/18 1:13 PM

Even if you’re just in Moscow for a single day, a visit to the Kremlin should be on your list.

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Topics: Russia

Which ILP Country Is Right For My Volunteer?

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 12/20/18 3:00 PM

Is your son or daughter trying to decide which country they would like to volunteer in for a semester? Do you want to help them find the best fit? Here's some information that will help you! 

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

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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