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How Much Of Each Clothing Item Should I Really Be Packing?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 9/8/18 11:28 AM

When packing for an international trip, it's important to have a plan, especially when it comes to your clothes and how much you're bringing! It's so easy to bring too many clothes -- avoid that by sticking to these guidelines!

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

Top Picks For Converters And Adapters For Europe

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/6/18 10:59 AM

Anyone headed to Europe for a quick trip or a semester abroad will want to pack up the right converters and adapters.

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Topics: Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Travel Tips

The Best Presets For Your Instagram Pictures

Posted by Auvi Evans on 9/4/18 10:36 AM

If you're traveling the world, you've gotta show off your travels on Instagram! Presets are one of the easiest ways to make your pictures look killer when you're on the go. 

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Topics: Life Abroad, Travel Tips

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

I'm Worried I'm Packing The Wrong Things

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 8/29/18 2:35 PM

Packing is overwhelming, especially if you're going abroad ... If you find yourself worrying that you are packing the wrong things, you're in the right place!

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Topics: Life Abroad, Semester Preparation, Travel Tips

How I Only Pack In A Carry On

Posted by Emily Cummings on 8/22/18 11:23 AM

Even if you’re going to go abroad 2 weeks (or longer!) or backpacking for a 10 day vacation, you really can fit anything in just one carry on. Trust me. 

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Topics: Travel Tips

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

How To Beat The Crowds During China's Most Popular Fall Holiday

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/10/18 2:41 PM

If you're traveling to China in the fall - this one's for you! There's this thing called the Mid Autumn Festival in China and it's going to impact your plans (read this now and thank us later!).

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Topics: Hidden Gems, Life Abroad, China, Travel Tips

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

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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