If you're preparing for an international trip (like a semester volunteering abroad with International Language Programs!), but your cell phone provider doesn't have the best of options for international data...you probably want to do a SIM card.
Okay, you actually can travel without these accessories but it makes life abroad sooooo much easier if you have ‘em! Think about tossing at least a couple of these into your suitcase before you hop on that plane.
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Power adapters and coverters can be a confusing topic. It's hard to know what you will need, especially if you've never lived abroad before.
It's finally here! You'll be waking up early tomorrow to start your trip abroad. After planning for weeks I bet you are stoked beyond belief (and maybe have a dose of the nerves). You're probably packed by now and all ready to go, but don't forget to do these things the day before you leave!
So you ended up not spending all of your pesos, baht, yuan or euros. What’s the best way to get your money back?
What's the use of going abroad if you come home just to forget everything (or can’t even prove that you actually saw the Eiffel Tower?) Well, that certainly won’t be problem when you use our favorite ways to remember your vacation!
Sometimes the only thing in your way of a new adventure is money. Don't let that stop you! There are tons of ways to find cheap flights or discounts - I'm all about that! This hack is a quick way to find great deals, I use it to daydream and plan trips too much now-a-days. Check it out!
If you're headed to a semester volunteering in Thailand with ILP, then you're probably already thinking about all the places you're going to see right? Hammocks on the beach, kisses from a baby elephant, fresh mango smoothies...it's all waiting for you. Now you've just got to get there.
If packing up everything for a semester abroad trip in a couple of suitcases seems a little overwhelming …. this post is for you! Here’s how to make sure you’ll pack everything you’ll ever need during a week long trip or an entire semester living abroad.
If you’re like me, you spend the night before a trip Googling what kind of things can actually go in your carry on bags. I mean, I know the liquid rule (keep things under 3.4 oz), but does my hummus snack count as a liquid? What about peanut butter? Reading this list before you travel might help you get through security a lot easier!
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