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Cherish Germaine

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Buy A Movie Ticket And Change A Life In The DR

Posted by Cherish Germaine on 2/6/17 11:04 AM

While you volunteer your time and service in a country that is largely underprivileged, you're bound to have some experiences you'll never forget.

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Topics: Caribbean

Read Volunteer's Personal Blogs While They Live In Thailand!

Posted by Cherish Germaine on 11/18/16 3:45 PM

Taking a gap year and heading to Asia with International Language Programs? Here is a roundup of ILP volunteer's personal blogs so you can find out what it is really like to live in Asia, through their eyes.

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Topics: Asia, All About ILP + Volunteering

Read Volunteer's Personal Blogs While They Live In Mexico +The DR

Posted by Cherish Germaine on 11/18/16 1:44 PM

If you are wondering what it is really like to live in Latin America or the Caribbean for a semester abroad then you have come to the right place. Here's a roundup of ILP volunteers personal blogs so you can see what their experience was like from their point of view.

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Topics: Central America, All About ILP + Volunteering, Caribbean

Celebrating American Holidays While You Live Abroad

Posted by Cherish Germaine on 11/3/16 4:04 PM

When living abroad, you'll probably notice that some of your favorite holidays aren't really celebrated in other countries. That doesn't mean you can't celebrate them anyways! Here are some holidays that our past ILP groups have had a blast celebrating. 

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering

Going Abroad For The First Time? Here's Your Adventure Checklist

Posted by Cherish Germaine on 10/6/16 3:05 PM

When traveling the world, there are some things you have just have to experience. Check out our tips for travelers and don't miss out on these awesome experiences. 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips

Experience the Festival of Light in Romania

Posted by Cherish Germaine on 9/23/16 4:44 PM

This festival in Romania is all about lights and lanterns — something totally unique. 

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Topics: Europe

The Souvenir You Won't Regret Buying

Posted by Cherish Germaine on 9/13/16 9:30 AM

You're traveling to another country, having the time of your life exploring new enchanting cities, iconic landmarks and gorgeous scenery ... but before you start spending all your money on random souvenirs, read this.

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Topics: All The Travel Tips

Meet Jose Luis And Make A Difference In The DR

Posted by Cherish Germaine on 7/13/16 12:00 AM

If your semester volunteering abroad in the Caribbean doesn't tug on your heartstrings ... this story will!

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, Caribbean

Exchanging Cash Abroad: What You Need To Know

Posted by Cherish Germaine on 6/14/16 8:00 AM

When you're traveling abroad, learn from my mistake ... don't bring tons of US cash to exchange abroad! Here's what I learned from my semester.

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, All About ILP + Volunteering

Living With A Host Family? Here Are Some Things To Know!

Posted by Cherish Germaine on 6/11/16 10:00 AM

If plan to spend a semester volunteering in Europe, you might get the awesome opportunity to live with a host family! Here are a few things I wish I knew to expect when meeting my host family for the first time!

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Topics: Europe, All About ILP + Volunteering

 


*Because of the worldwide pandemic, travel options are limited and frequently changing. You'll need to do additional research as resources + activities shared in this post may or may not be available at the time of your trip.

ILP volunteers — work closely with your Program Manager who can help you understand current country entrance requirements which will determine what countries you can visit during your semester. 


 

 

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We are ILP, a Utah-based non-profit org that has service abroad opportunities for college-age volunteers. We love travel so we're sharing all our tips for making the most of your time living abroad + seeing the world, and how to do it all on the tiniest budget.

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