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.
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 a semester.
The best way to get foreign currency while living abroad is to bring your debit card and pull cash out of an ATM — but depending on where you bank, you could rack some serious fees if you don't do your research before leaving.
Compared to Costa Rica’s 78-mile Caribbean coast, the 631-mile Pacific Coast has so many more dreamy beaches to snorkel, surf, and sunbathe on!
Just because you don't have a gym close by doesn't mean you can't workout during your semester abroad.
If you’re like me, you spend the night before a trip Googling what kind of things can actually go in your carry-on bags. Reading this list before you travel might help you get through security a lot easier.
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Why should Budapest get the all spotlight when it comes to travel in Hungary? We're shedding some light on a few nearby gems that shouldn't be overlooked!
Wondering how to make traveling work with food allergies or dietary restrictions? Here’s what I experienced in Asia (and what other ILP volunteers had to say about their semester).
Don't want to forget a single thing about your ILP semester? Find ways to make a free video (easily), the cutest ways to print out pictures, and more ideas so you can keep your adventure abroad on your mind.
There's no way you will have a boring journal with these prompts, whether you're writing to remember the little things while you're at home, or the big things when you're traveling the world.
*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.