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How To Pack For A 10-Day Trip In A Backpack

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 2/4/19 10:53 AM

Skip the suitcases and the duffel bags .... backpacks are the way to go. 

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Topics: Travel Tips

Read This Before Planning Your Trip To Zhangjiajie!

Posted by Emily Cummings on 1/17/19 5:29 PM

The Avatar Mountains are a must see while in China, but you are going to be pretty lost if you don’t understand this simple thing. 

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Topics: China, Travel Destinations, Travel Tips

How To Get From Nicaragua to Costa Rica (And Vice-Versa)

Posted by Emily Cummings on 1/17/19 5:03 PM

Whether you are volunteering in Nicaragua for the semester or are calling Costa Rica home for a spell, you will want to know the easiest ways to visit your Central American neighbor on vacation.

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Topics: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Travel Tips

A Guide To Milan, Italy

Posted by Auvi Evans on 1/11/19 4:31 PM

I don't really know anyone who has never dreamed a little about exploring Italy. Or if you're like me ... dreamed A LOT about exploring Italy — and Milan was on the top of my list.

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Topics: Travel Tips, Travel Destinations, Poland, Lithuania

How To Travel From Weihai, China To The Best Vacation Spots

Posted by Auvi Evans on 12/1/18 4:27 PM

If you're spending a semester in Weihai, China this info will help you plan your vacations without stress! 

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Topics: Life Abroad, Travel Destinations, China, Travel Tips

How To Get A Chinese Visa To Visit Your Volunteer

Posted by Auvi Evans on 11/20/18 12:02 PM

Hoping to meet up with your volunteer and vacation with them while they're in China? Here's the info you need to apply for a Chinese visa!

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Topics: For The Parents, China, Travel Tips

How To Start Off Your Vacation To The Thai Islands

Posted by Emily Cummings on 11/10/18 1:11 PM

The southern part of Thailand is hands down the best place to see those Instagram-famous beaches, but with so many islands to choose from, you’ll want some help planning your trip. 

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Topics: Thailand, Travel Tips, Travel Destinations

Avoiding Taxi Scams

Posted by Emily Cummings on 11/7/18 1:34 PM

Especially when you’re a budget traveler and every little bit counts, you want to make sure you’re not being over charged! 

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Topics: Travel Tips

The Best Editing Apps For Making Videos On Your Phone

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 11/1/18 11:21 AM

Having the time of your life and want to document all of your favorite moments in a video? If you're like us you probably need a little help getting started. We've made a list of all our top phone apps for making videos! 

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Topics: Life Abroad, Travel Tips

The Most Helpful Apps You Need Before Going To China

Posted by Emily Cummings on 10/22/18 11:00 AM

Headed to China? These apps will make your life so much easier. 

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Topics: China, 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.

ILP Semester Abroad

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