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What Is It Like To Fly Right Now?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 1/10/21 11:26 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

Where To Get The Best Price For Passport Photos

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

Before leaving for an adventure abroad, you'll obviously need a passport—which also means passport pictures. Here are tips for getting the best deals available. 

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

I'm So Glad I Knew These Things About Thailand Before Visiting!

Posted by Emily Cummings on 12/22/20 11:02 AM

Know when (and why) you take your shoes off before going inside, make sure you're picking the right outfit to visit the temples, and a few other things to know before visiting.

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Topics: Asia, All The Travel Tips

Our Travel And Adventure Playlist

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 12/12/20 3:10 PM

I don't know about you, but having a good playlist for any kind of travel or adventure is as important to me as bringing a camera and water bottle—just an absolute essential!

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

What's The Best Way To Pay For Things While Traveling?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 12/7/20 9:04 AM

I had a few questions on how to pay for things before I spent a whole semester traveling around Asia with ILP — would cash be best? What about my credit card? Anything else I should know? Sit tight, because all of those questions (and more) are answered below. 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, Saving Money + Fundraising

How To Pack For A 10-Day Trip In A Backpack

Posted by Emily Cummings on 10/29/20 8:00 AM

10 days, and one backpack (it's easier than you think). 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips

What Goes In Your Carry On? And What Goes In Your Checked Bag?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 10/19/20 8:00 AM

Packing for a 1-2 week trip is probably something you've done before, but what about a semester-long adventure? Here's my quick guide to figuring out what goes in your check bag(s) and which things should stay in your carry-on. 

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

Don’t Travel Anywhere Without Backing Up Your Photos

Posted by Emily Cummings on 6/30/20 11:02 AM

You probably think it won’t happen to you, but there are volunteers who lose their photos (or even lose their phones!) every single semester.  Just in case that ends up being you, make sure you know how to back up your photos (for free) before jetting off on any trip. 

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

Our Picks For Top Cheapest Countries To Visit Around The World

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 6/17/20 10:54 AM

Want to know what beautiful, unique countries around the world are also the most budget-friendly? Here's the list of our very favorite destinations that won't eat up all of your savings—making it so you can travel to even more places! 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, Saving Money + Fundraising

The Travel-Size Items You Can't Forget To Bring

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 6/17/20 9:02 AM

Getting ready for an international trip? Whether you'll be exploring new and beautiful places for just a few weeks or a few months, these travel-size products should definitely have a reserved seat in your bag. 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips

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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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