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What I Wish I Knew Before Going To Lithuania

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 9/19/18 1:12 PM

No matter how much you've traveled the world and how many countries you have checked off your list, going to a new country is always a new experience. There are ALWAYS things you wish you had known beforehand that would have made your trip easier or more enjoyable. Lithuania is no exception!

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips, Lithuania, Life Abroad

The Most Helpful Apps For Instagram

Posted by Auvi Evans on 9/13/18 1:48 PM

Keeping up with your Instagram can be a lot of work, but luckily there's more and more apps coming out every day to make things really easy.

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips, Life Abroad

Gift Ideas To Give Your Volunteer Before They Leave

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 9/9/18 4:04 PM

Christmas presents, birthday presents, graduation gifts, farewell gifts - if you're anything like me, it's hard to come up with so many gift ideas! If your volunteer is preparing to leave for their semester abroad and you're looking for gift ideas, these things may just be the PERFECT present they've been hoping for.

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips, For The Parents

How Much Of Each Clothing Item Should I Really Be Packing?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 9/8/18 11:28 AM

When packing for an international trip, it's important to have a plan, especially when it comes to your clothes and how much you're bringing! It's so easy to bring too many clothes -- avoid that by sticking to these guidelines!

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips, ILP Basics, Life Abroad

I'm Worried I'm Packing The Wrong Things

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 8/29/18 2:35 PM

Packing is overwhelming, especially if you're going abroad. It's really hard to know what you can and can't find in your new country if you've never been there. If you find yourself worrying that you are packing the wrong things, you're in the right place!

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips, Life Abroad

My Volunteer Lost Their Wallet -- Now What?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 8/20/18 12:04 PM

We get it. Sending your volunteer abroad is nerve wracking and hard. One of the worst part for the parents at home is when something does go wrong for your volunteer -- like losing their wallet -- and being far away. It's difficult to know how you can help in those tricky situations when they're half way across the world.

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips, Life Abroad, For The Parents

Did You Know You Can Search For Answers In ILP's Facebook Groups?

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/13/18 11:27 AM

This is the most helpful tip for anyone looking for answers about their ILP country!

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Topics: Semester Preparation, ILP Basics

Best Ways To Track Your Travels

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 8/8/18 1:49 PM

Having a way to track where you've been in the world is one of the best parts of traveling ... here are our ideas on how to keep track of where you're been. 

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips

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 if you're not traveling with a data plan. Here's how to travel without one (and survive!).

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

Try These Headphones Tips For Your Next International Flight

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 8/1/18 3:17 PM

Bringing the right kind of headphones can truly make or break a long flight. 

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips

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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