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Staying Fit While Volunteering in Uganda With ILP

Posted by Emma Mortezazadeh on 5/24/20 3:15 PM

Headed to Africa for your semester abroad with ILP? Assuming you've never been there before you might be wondering what options you have for exercising while you live there for a bit!

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Topics: Africa

Create A Book Of Mormon Full Of Memories

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 5/22/20 8:49 AM

Spending a semester abroad? Hopefully you're planning to capture and collect memories of your travels in several different ways. But have you thought about using your Book of Mormon as one of them?

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Topics: LDS, Tips For Your Twenties

The Best Thai Ruins Are In Sukhothai

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 5/22/20 7:15 AM

Everyone loves Thai beaches, Thai people, and Thai food. But let's not forget about Thai ruins! And our favorite ruins—Sukhothai—make for the perfect day trip for any of our ILP volunteers!

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Topics: Asia

A Guide To Cathedrals And Churches In Iasi, Romania

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/21/20 2:36 PM

This underrated city in Romania is home to thousands and thousands of painted ceilings, stained glass windows, and towering steeples, all surrounded by sprawling gardens. What more could you want from a European city?

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Topics: Europe, Orphanage + Humanitarian

Plan A Visit To This Town In France's Fairytale Region

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 5/21/20 2:18 PM

It's no secret that Europe is full of the prettiest fairytale towns, and some of our favorites are clustered in the Alsace Region of France. Here's what you need to know for planning your trip to one of these charming towns—Colmar! 

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Topics: Europe

Bank Cards With No International ATM Fees

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/21/20 10:08 AM

I probably spent a couple of hundred dollars on ATM fees while traveling until switching my card. 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, Saving Money + Fundraising, For The Parents

These Are The Best Places To Eat in Kiev, Ukraine

Posted by Emma Mortezazadeh on 5/20/20 8:15 AM

Of course you've got to try all the best food while visiting (or volunteering) in Kiev, Ukraine? So, where should you go? 

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Topics: Europe

We Love Night Kayaking in Riga, Latvia

Posted by Emma Mortezazadeh on 5/19/20 6:02 PM

Get to know Europe in a whole new light (pun intended) while night kayaking down the water ways of Latvia. ILP (International Language Program) volunteers say it's the best way to see the sights of this incredible country.

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, Europe

The Best Kind Of Advice For A Trip To Jaco, Costa Rica

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/19/20 10:41 AM

Beaches perfect for surfing and surrounded by lush jungles are only two things you’ll find in Jaco ... can you see why this is one of the prettiest weekend getaways for our volunteers?

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Topics: Central America

The Best Coats For A European Winter

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/19/20 6:15 AM

I am so glad I did my research and packed up the perfect coat for a (very) cold European winter.

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, Europe


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