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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

Make The Most Of A Couple Days In Ubud, Bali

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 9/9/19 9:43 AM

Vacationing in Bali? It should honestly be on everyone's list. And here are all of the details you need to enjoy our very favorite town on this magical island: Ubud.

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Topics: Asia

Chengdu’s The Chinese City For All Panda Lovers

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/8/19 4:02 PM

If you’re coming to China to hang out with pandas, try some of the best Sichuan Chinese food in the country, and day trip to the most underrated vacation spots on the mainland, Chengdu is where you should be headed.

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Topics: Asia

Your How-To For Visiting Chiang Mai (+Favorite Things To Do)

Posted by Emily Cummings on 8/29/19 4:50 PM

We love the beaches in Thailand but if you ask us, Chiang Mai is where it's at.  

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Topics: Asia

Volunteer In China With Your Spouse For Half The Price

Posted by Jen King on 8/27/19 2:51 PM

Week-long honeymoons are a thing of the past, people. How does a four month long international honeymoon sound to you? Zip lining through bamboo forests, hiking unreal mountains, and exploring monasteries. Sounds pretty good to me, too. 

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Topics: Asia, Saving Money + Fundraising

All About A Vacation In Xi'an

Posted by Emily Cummings on 8/23/19 3:11 PM

Classic. Iconic. World famous. Make sure you fit this stunning city in to your vacation plans while you explore China.

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Topics: Asia

The Best Thai Ruins Are In Sukhothai

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 8/22/19 4:33 PM

Everyone loves Thai beaches, Thai people, and Thai food. But let's not forget about Thai ruins! And our favorite ruins—Sukhothai—make for the perfect day trip for any of our ILP volunteers!

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Topics: Asia

Enjoy The Gorgeous Beaches On This Chinese Island: Hainan

Posted by Emily Cummings on 7/26/19 12:27 PM

Who knew you could have a Chinese vacation lounging on golden sands and sipping smoothies?

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Topics: Asia

Why You Need To Spend A Weekend Enjoying A Slice Of Pai, Thailand

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 7/22/19 9:40 AM

Pai has become a destination spot for nature lovers, hikers, backpackers, and hippies. It's a very chill town with so much to do! If you're traveling around Thailand, this is a town you absolutely cannot miss!

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Topics: Asia

How Foreigners Can Access Blocked Websites In China

Posted by Emily Cummings on 7/17/19 9:00 AM

Before living in China for a semester (or even just visiting for a week or so) you have got to know that China blocks your favorite websites! Don't worry — you can still use Facebook and Google if you know these travel tips.

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Topics: Getting Ready For Your ILP Trip, Asia, All About ILP + Volunteering Abroad

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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