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Do You Really Know How To Choose A Good Airbnb?

Posted by Emily Henkel on 1/6/23 2:30 PM

We're listing must-haves for any rental, things to avoid, and stories to help make sure you don't put yourself in a sticky situation. Get the essential tip list here!

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Topics: All The Travel Tips

Best Hostels To Stay At In Bangkok (According to ILP Volunteers)

Posted by Emily Henkel on 1/1/23 3:55 PM

Bangkok is pretty much on anyone’s list when it comes to places to travel to in Thailand. Even if you're just staying for a weekend, you have about a few thousand places to stay ... so which hostel or hotel do you choose?

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Topics: Asia, All The Travel Tips

Why Traveling Can Be Hard + How To Make It Easier

Posted by Emily Henkel on 11/11/22 10:11 AM

When I talk about my trips abroad, I'm all about sharing the highlight reel (even though traveling was hard for me at times). After spending several months abroad and taking dozens of international trips, I think I've finally found that balance between the good parts and the hard parts (and am here to share some advice). 

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

Your Guide To Athens, Greece

Posted by Auvi Evans on 9/24/22 11:41 AM

Are you dreaming of visiting Athens, Greece? Visiting while volunteering in Europe is a cinch (especially since we have allll the tips here to help you plan your trip). 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips

The Only List Of Travel Apps You'll Ever Need

Posted by Emily Henkel on 6/2/22 8:15 AM

You used to need a few maps and guidebooks to plan your trip and help it go well ... not anymore! These apps are what you need to have for any trip. 

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

How To Apply For A U.S. Passport

Posted by Jen King on 5/13/22 7:30 AM

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

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

What Is It Like To Fly Right Now?

Posted by Emily Henkel on 5/9/22 8:45 AM

If you're thinking about taking a trip or your upcoming ILP semester, it's probably a question on your mind (especially if you haven't flown since the start of the pandemic). 

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

I Only Have A Couple Days In Italy! Which City Should I See?

Posted by Emily Henkel on 5/2/22 11:01 AM

You could probably spend about a month in Italy, and never even get close to seeing all of the highlights. However, if you're like me (and short on time), you'll want this guide to help you pick the perfect city for your visit!

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, Europe

How To Insert A SIM Card Into Your Phone

Posted by Emily Henkel on 4/4/22 7:03 AM

Have SIM card questions? Welcome to the very helpful post of answers (it's a must-have if you're going with a local data plan on your ILP semester!)

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

My Advice And Tips After Seeing 30+ Countries

Posted by Emily Henkel on 2/25/22 11:09 AM

After visiting more than 30 countries, I have a bit of advice I wish I knew before I embarked on my first international adventure. 

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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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