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What Is It Like To Fly Right Now?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/18/21 8:45 AM

If you're thinking about taking a trip or your upcoming ILP semester, it's probably a question on your mind.

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips, New Stuff

Tips For Travelers Who Love To Read

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 5/11/21 8:15 AM

You LOVE to read, but don't have room in your suitcase for all of the books you're wanting to finish in one semester? Here's how you can still read and listen to your favorites without losing any packing space.

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, Tips For Your Twenties

Meaningful Travel Trinkets To Help You Remember Your Adventures Abroad

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 5/9/21 8:30 AM

So, you just got home after spending some magical and memorable time abroad! But you want a special way to remember your experience? Here's a list of our favorite trinkets from small businesses that will do just that!

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, Tips For Your Twenties

Travel Is So Much Easier With These Tech Tools

Posted by Shoshana Weaver on 4/26/21 4:00 PM



Okay, you actually can travel without these accessories but it makes life abroad sooooo much easier if you have them! Think about tossing at least a couple of these into your suitcase before you hop on that plane. 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips

17 Movies That Will Make You Want To Travel Abroad

Posted by Shoshana Weaver on 4/19/21 5:00 AM

I caught the travel bug the first time I left the country and it hasn't left since. This is my list of wanderlust movies to relive that excitement. 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, Tips For Your Twenties

10 Reasons To Experience Europe In The Winter

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 4/1/21 9:00 AM

It's no secret that Europe is absolutely amazing. The food, the sights, the history, the fashion, the cultures—an absolute dream all year long! And here's why you should consider exploring Europe during the colder months. 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, Europe

The Ultimate List Of Travel Instagram Accounts You've Got To Follow

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 3/1/21 8:30 AM

Suffering from a major case of wanderlust like we are? Hate to break it to you, but the best remedy is to travel. And if you can't travel, then get inspired by people who do!

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

My Volunteer Lost Their Wallet — Now What?

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 2/26/21 12:04 PM

There's nothing worse for parents then when they have a child living in another country and something goes wrong—like losing their wallet. It's difficult to know how to make things better from so far away, but here are some very helpful things for parents to do in this specific situation. 

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips, All About ILP + Volunteering, For The Parents

Learn Some Basic Spanish Before Going Abroad

Posted by Shoshana Weaver on 2/25/21 9:28 AM

Volunteering in Mexico? Or spending your summer in Costa Rica? We've got semester abroad programs in a handful of Spanish speaking countries — why not pick up some basic Spanish before you go?

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips, Central America

These European Cities Are Too Popular—Go Here Instead

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/24/21 7:30 AM

Some of the favorite vacation spots our ILP volunteers love to visit are officially way too crowded — Good thing we found new spots for you to explore. 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, Europe

 


*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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