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My Volunteer Lost Their Wallet -- Now What?

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

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, but that's where we can help. 

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

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

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

Do These Things One Last Time Before You Leave On Your Semester Abroad

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 7/22/18 4:17 PM

I'm talking all the things you're going to want to do that you won't be able to do once you're gone. 

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Topics: Semester Preparation

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: Saving Money, Semester Preparation, Travel Tips

Get Your Hair In Low Maintenance Mode For Your Semester Abroad

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 7/13/18 5:13 PM

When you're preparing for a semester abroad there are so many things that cross your mind ... what do you do with your hair?

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

How To Naturally Clean Your Apartment For Cheap

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: Student Hacks, Saving Money, Semester Preparation

These Foods Are Hard To Find Abroad So Bring Them From Home

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 7/6/18 2:05 PM

If you've ever traveled abroad, you know one of the challenges (especially if you're there for a while) is the food! Even if you love the local cuisines, there comes a point where you have a craving for something familiar from home and you can't find it! Avoid that problem by bringing these hard-to-find snacks. 

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Topics: Life Abroad, 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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