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!
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.
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.
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?
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.
Hey ILP Volunteers traveling in the spring months — you should look into going strawberry picking in your country!
While you are volunteering in Russia, Poland, Ukraine, 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.
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.
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.