I know, I know. Learing history isn’t nearly as fun as eating their famous pierogis but you’ll get so much more out of Poland if you know a least a little bit about what happened in Warsaw.
Once you get to Europe, travel within Europe and places to stay can be really affordable ( we must be doing something wrong, America!). But, there are some countries that are much cheaper than others. If you're on a budget, you have to be really strategic about where you decide to travel to.
You're in Europe? Go directly to the chocolate aisle in the nearest grocery store! You will quickly realize that the Reeses and Hershey's you've had your whole life are not that great, and there is a whole new world you'll about to enter. You should probably plan on bringing a whole suitcase back of chocolate.
Aw, Paris. The crepes, the Eiffel Tower, the museums, the Arc de Triomphe….We love all the touristy things to do here, but what it you want see the real, non-touristy Paris? You know, like a local?
Hey ILP Volunteers traveling in the spring months — you should look into going strawberry picking in your country!
While you are volunteering in Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania or Romania with International Language Programs (ILP) not only will you get to see those amazing countries, but you'll have the opportunity to travel and visit tons of other countries throughout the European Union while you live abroad.
Nervous about taking the metro for the first time ever while traveling abroad? Relax, it’s easy, I promise. We’ve got the tips you need to make sure you and the metro system leave as best buds.
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.
You read the title right... this is in Brighton, England- not India! So, when you find yourself taking a gap year or on a vacation during your semester with International Language Programs (ILP) you need to stop and check it out! This is a great place to go on a vacation if you are volunteering in Europe with ILP.