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An Artist Turned This Corner Of The Mexican Jungle Into A Masterpiece

Posted by Jen King on 10/3/20 1:37 PM

What do you get when a surrealist artist builds a sculpture garden in the remote mountains of Mexico, surrounded by lush green trees, waterfalls, and turquoise blue pools? Something pretty magical. Here's all you need to know about visiting Las Pozas!

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Topics: Central America

What You Need To Know Before Your First Trip To Shanghai Disney

Posted by Emily Cummings on 10/1/20 2:21 PM

All Disney fans living in China will for sure want to visit this theme park — here are the tips you will want before you magical day in Shanghai Disney! 

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Topics: Asia

Vacay On This African Island And Make Friends With Chameleons (+ More!)

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/30/20 5:56 PM

Our ILP Africa volunteers found the beyond-beautiful beaches on Zanzibar, but have loved hanging out with the cutest monkeys, holding chameleons, spotting giant tortoises, and even saying “hi” to the giant pythons. Welcome to Jozani Forest!

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Topics: Africa

A Schedule To Help You Read The Book Of Mormon In 100 Days

Posted by Jen King on 9/28/20 12:30 PM

Three months (ie: a semester) is a perfect time frame to take on a sizable, but realistic goal!

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Topics: LDS

You Can Actually Swim In Croatia's Krka Waterfalls

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/25/20 5:38 PM

Europe is full of thundering cascades, but you can't swim in all of 'em ... which is probably why we love Krka oh-so-much. 

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Topics: Europe

9 Free Games You Can Play On Your Phone With Your Friends

Posted by Jen King on 9/23/20 9:15 AM

These free games on your phone make it possible to play anywhere in the world with all your friends, no matter where they are in the world! (oh and super helpful for all of those long layovers, you know?) 

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Topics: Tips For Your Twenties

Ghent Is THE Cutie City To Visit In Belgium

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 9/20/20 10:50 AM

We're always on the hunt for quintessential European cities to visit, and Ghent is currently at the top of our wish list! Here's everything you need to know for planning your own trip to yet another fairytale destination.

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Topics: Europe

We Wished We Had More Time In Morelia, Mexico

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/18/20 12:01 PM

"It's a quiet town that is so so pretty and has some of the prettiest cathedrals I have seen in Mexico ... we bought a bus ticket for an earlier return and I wished we had a couple more hours here!"

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Topics: Central America

Totally Master How To Get Around Ukraine With These Insider Tips

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/17/20 5:25 PM

One of the biggest concerns I had before traveling to Eastern Europe was not knowing how to get around — but when you have details on the trains, buses, and handy apps, you’ll be able to visit every charming little city on your bucket list. 

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Topics: Europe

A Beachy Day Trip From San Jose: Isla Tortuga

Posted by Jen King on 9/16/20 5:13 PM

If you're coming from San Jose and looking for the quickest way to the beach,  you're headed in the right direction.

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Topics: Central America


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