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Best Ways To Travel Around Europe On A Budget

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 10/28/19 7:00 AM

Is traveling around Europe one of your life goals and dreams? Ours too! And it doesn't have to be as expensive as most people assume it will be. Here's some of our tips for making it happen even while on a budget! 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, Europe

My Fav Podcasts (For Long Flights And Everything Else In Your Life)

Posted by Emily Cummings on 10/15/19 9:58 AM

I’m a huge podcast junkie when I travel, and when I am driving around, and when I’m cleaning the house … basically, I’m constantly listening to podcasts. Here are more than a few to check out. 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, Tips For Your Twenties

Where To Get The Best Price For Passport Photos

Posted by Jen King on 10/1/19 12:44 PM

Before jumping off to start living in China for a semester or volunteering in Mexico, you need your passport. Duh. But in order to get your passport, you're going to need some passport photos.

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Topics: Getting Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips, Saving Money + Fundraising

How To Get Train Tickets In China When It's All Booked

Posted by Jen King on 9/18/19 1:51 PM

You're vacationing in China, but what happens when you realize all the tickets are booked?

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Topics: Asia, All The Travel Tips

The Best Shoes To Pack When Traveling

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/11/19 10:28 AM

Wondering what shoes you'll need before you go serve abroad in Europe or head out for a semester of volunteering in Central America? Don't worry — we can help.

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Topics: Asia, All The Travel Tips, Central America, Europe, All About ILP + Volunteering Abroad, Caribbean, Africa

How To Backpack Europe On A Budget

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/10/19 5:01 PM

Is backpacking Europe (or another country) at the top of your bucket list? Is money standing in the way of making that dream a reality? We can help make that happen. 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips

How To Apply For A U.S. Passport

Posted by Jen King on 9/10/19 12:34 PM

Getting ready to go abroad? Step 1: get a passport! Don't worry though, it's really easy.

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Topics: Getting Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips

What's A Hostel + How Do I Find A Good One?

Posted by Jen King on 8/26/19 2:05 PM

If you are new to the world of hostels, welcome! They are definitely the way to go if you're in your 20s (like us) and looking for a really awesome deal so that you can spend your money on adventures instead of a fancy hotel.

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Topics: All The Travel Tips

Does Your Bank Have High International ATM Fees?

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/7/19 11:29 AM

You're bringing your debit card to withdraw cash from an ATM machine while living in a foreign country, aren't you? We highly recommend it. This is the easiest way of handling your finances while living abroad for four months.

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, Saving Money + Fundraising

All About Understanding (And Avoiding!) Airline Baggage Fees

Posted by Emily Cummings on 7/18/19 9:00 AM

 

Unless you love having all of your money go towards a baggage fee you could potentially avoid, this post is for you. 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips

Exploring The World For Nearly 30 Years

Hi! We are ILP, a non-profit org that has service abroad opportunities for college-age volunteers. We share our tips for making the most of your time traveling and living abroad.

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