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Your Go To Guide For Flea Markets!

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/3/17 7:50 AM

Wanna know where to get the coolest souvenirs? Skip out on the stores and find a flea market. No, but really.

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Romania, Dominican Republic, Poland

How To Tip Around The World

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/2/17 1:44 PM

Uh oh, you just got the bill for dinner while you're traveling through a foreign country and have no idea what to do. Do you tip here? Is it rude if you don’t? Is it rude if you do? Don’t panic! We’ve got the info you need.

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Romania, Dominican Republic, Poland, Haiti

Vacationing In Ao Nang Beach, Thailand

Posted by Auvi Evans on 4/19/17 8:43 AM

Just when you think you can't love Thailand more you see discover Ao Nang Beach( SO many heart eyes right now!). You will find tons to do in Ao Nang: Snorkeling, Thai massages, awesome hostels, rock climbing, kayaking and more! 

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Topics: Travel Destinations, Thailand, Hidden Gems

6 Reasons To Visit Singapore On Your ILP Vacation

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/28/17 9:57 AM



Hey Thailand volunteers! We know you love visiting Cambodia and the southern Thai islands but have you ever thought about traveling to Singapore?

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Topics: Travel Destinations, Thailand

What The Thai King’s Death Means For Our ILP Volunteers

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/22/17 8:48 AM

A semester abroad  in Thailand most definitely means lots of sunshine, fresh fruit smoothies, cutie kids…and lots of black? Here’s what you need to know about the Thai King’s death and your ILP semester.

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Topics: Thailand

Tips For Strawberry Picking While Abroad!

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/15/17 2:08 PM

Hey ILP Volunteers traveling in the spring months — you should look into going strawberry picking in your country!

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Romania, Hidden Gems, Poland

Eat Gelato At This Cutie Shop In Cambodia

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/5/17 8:12 AM

And here you thought you had to go to Italy to get gelato at an adorable cafe… Think again!

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Topics: Travel Destinations, Thailand, Hidden Gems

*This* Is The Best Pad Thai In Thailand

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/3/17 10:19 AM

You’ve got to eat bowlfuls of this favorite local dish while you can, so you might as well be eating the very best Pad Thai while in Thailand!

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Topics: Thailand, Hidden Gems

Why I'm Glad I Went For A Semester Instead Of A 2 Week Trip

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/28/17 10:20 PM

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. 

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Travel Tips, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Romania, Poland, Haiti

Can My Family Visit Me While I’m Volunteering?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/18/17 6:19 PM

If you're having a hard time convincing your parents how great of an experience it would be for you to live in Thailand for a semester, try telling them that they can come visit you! That might change things.

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, ILP Basics, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Dominican Republic, Poland, Haiti

Exploring The World For Over 25 Years

Over the years of assisting more than 6,000 volunteers in their desire to travel and make a difference in the lives of others, ILP has seen what works and what doesn't.

We've gathered our tips here for making your semester abroad a successful one.

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