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10 Free Things To Do In Kiev, Ukraine

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/17/18 12:17 PM

Kiev, Ukraine is one of those places you can't help but fall in love with. There are amazing sights to see in the city and tons of things you have to do. Oh, and did we mention there's a lot that can be done for free?! 

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Topics: Ukraine, Life Abroad, Saving Money

Where To Stay In Santorini If You're On A Budget

Posted by Emily Cummings on 8/7/18 4:46 PM

Santorini is one of our favorite places in Greece — for good reason. How could you not obsess over cobalt-blue and stark-white homes perched on cliffs?

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Topics: Travel Destinations, Saving Money

Tips If You're Braving Your International Trip Without A Phone Plan

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 8/6/18 1:27 PM

One thing people worry about when planning a trip abroad is not having a phone that works -- no calls, text, or data available on the spot. When you're used to having a mini computer to rely on at all times, it can be really weird to not have that access anymore. Don't worry though, I got tips for surviving it!

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips, Life Abroad, Saving Money

Five Natural DIY Face Masks That Won't Break The Bank

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 7/25/18 3:59 PM

I don't know about you, but every time there is a little change in the weather my skin freaks out a little bit. Between getting dry when the colder weather comes or getting oily with the warmer weather; I can never find good store bought mask that helps with everything. So, I turned to DIY masks!

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Topics: Travel Tips, Saving Money, Finding Your Best Self

Travel Items That Are NOT Worth It

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 7/17/18 2:50 PM

There are so many gadgets out there that claim they will "make traveling easier". While some of these things are so helpful, there are many that are just a waste of space and not worth the price tag!

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips, Saving Money

Clean Your Apartment With These Money Saving Hacks

Posted by Auvi Evans on 7/9/18 5:04 PM

Saving money is a must for us (especially those of us on a college budget) because the more you save the more you have to do rad things (like traveling!). Did you know you could use these things to clean your apartment and save a little money?

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Student Hacks, Saving Money

I Don’t Have Tons Of Spending Money … Can I Still Go On Vacation? 

Posted by Emily Cummings on 6/30/18 11:16 AM

Here’s how to do a little budgeting so you can do some site-seeing! 

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Saving Money

MoviePass -- Is It Worth it?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 6/25/18 2:23 PM

Unless you've been living under a rock (or maybe volunteering abroad for a semester), you've probably heard about MoviePass. From what you've heard, it probably sounds a little too good to be true, right? If you're anything like me, you're wondering if paying for it is *really* actually worth it. Here's everything you'll need to know before getting one!

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Topics: Student Hacks, Saving Money

All About How To Do A Facebook Fundraiser

Posted by Jen King on 6/24/18 5:11 PM

Getting ready to start up a Facebook fundraiser to help you afford your semester volunteering abroad with ILP? Awesome! Here's some tips first.

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Topics: Semester Preparation, ILP Basics, Student Hacks, Benefits of Volunteering, Saving Money

The Best Portable Luggage Scales For Traveling

Posted by Auvi Evans on 6/22/18 2:12 PM

Getting to the airport and realizing your luggage is overweight can be stressful and expensive. Here are the best portable luggage scales to weigh your bags at home and make sure you're good to fly.

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips, Saving Money

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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