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Your Detailed Guide To Visiting Lviv, Ukraine

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/10/18 11:51 PM

A colorfully historic city that’s home to the best chocolate shop around? We're in. 

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Topics: Ukraine, Travel Destinations

Planning A Day Trip To Peterhof Palace

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/7/18 11:11 AM

Don’t tell, but we think the real gem of St. Petersburg Russia is outside of the city, in a huge sprawling palace called Peterhof.

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Topics: Russia, Travel Destinations

Everything You Need To Know About Visiting The Ayutthaya Ruins

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 9/2/18 9:52 AM

Thailand. One of the coolest places in the world to visit -- and I'm not just saying that because of their beaches. 

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Topics: Hidden Gems, Thailand, Travel Destinations, Travel Tips

The Best Quick Trips From Uvita, Costa Rica + How To Get There

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 9/1/18 9:41 AM

Costa Rica is an amazing country with so many places to visit; it can be hard to hit them all up! If you're looking to see as many places as you can, Uvita is a good starting point. I mean, just look at all these quick trips you can take. 

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Topics: Costa Rica, Travel Destinations, Travel Tips

How To Spend A Day In Guangzhou

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/31/18 2:42 PM

If you're living in the Guangdong Province of China (hey Zhongshan peeps!) while volunteering then it's your lucky day!  Guangzhou is a city in your province and you'll quickly see that it is one of the coolest cities in China! Here's why...

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Topics: China, Travel Destinations

Your How-To For Hiking Moon Hill in Yangshuo, China

Posted by Emily Cummings on 8/19/18 11:47 AM

Looking for the easiest hike in Yangshuo that still sports a stellar view? Head to Moon Hill. 

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Topics: China, Travel Destinations

The Best Time To Visit The Great Wall

Posted by Emily Cummings on 8/18/18 11:39 AM

A trip to China really isn’t complete unless you see the Great Wall of China, right? If you have the luxury, we’ve outlined all the pros and cons to seeing this place in each of the seasons. 

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Topics: China, Travel Destinations

Want Hot Springs In China? Just Come To Nanjing

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/15/18 11:36 AM

There is so much to see in China and sometimes you'll feel like you're constantly going, going, going if you try to see it all (which you should). Take a day to relax and spend time at these amazing hot springs near Nanjing, China. It's highly recommended by ILP volunteers who live there.

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Topics: Life Abroad, Travel Destinations, China

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

Annecy, France (Not Venice) Is The Most Charming Canal City In Europe

Posted by Emily Cummings on 8/4/18 3:47 PM

If you’re into pastel buildings floating between idyllic canals, you should be heading to France, not Italy. 

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Topics: Travel Destinations, Hidden Gems

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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