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Come Join In On A Dreamy Thai Lantern Festival

Posted by Jen King on 1/21/20 9:00 AM

As photos and stories from travelers about the Lantern Festival have surfaced, Thailand has made the bucketlist for so many of us. It sounds so ... dreamy! And trust me, it is.

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Topics: Asia

Why I Fell In Love With The Locals While I Was In China

Posted by Auvi Evans on 1/16/20 5:30 PM

I've been lucky enough to live in a few different countries (as a volunteer with ILP and on my mission for the Church of Jesus Christ), but the greatest thing about all of my trips has been the people I was able to meet. 

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Topics: Asia

The Best Place To See Pandas In China

Posted by Jen King on 1/15/20 8:45 AM

If you're headed to China, you've got a chance to see these beautiful creatures in their home.

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Skip Phuket — Krabi Is The Thai Vacation You’re Dreaming About

Posted by Emily Cummings on 1/14/20 6:00 AM

Talk to any ILP volunteer and they’ll tell you to totally skip over Phuket and head to Krabi instead. 

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Topics: Asia

The Best Guides In Yangshuo

Posted by Emily Cummings on 1/12/20 9:06 AM

You gotta go to Yangshuo while you are volunteering in China…you just gotta. The best spots in this area are in the countryside outside of the little city  — to help you find them, here are some of our favorite guides you can hire for the day. 

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Topics: Asia

Make The Most Of Your Trip To China's Yungang Grottoes

Posted by Emily Cummings on 1/2/20 5:27 PM

Don't get me wrong, I loved the Great Wall, but some of my absolute favorite trips in China were the ones I had never heard about. 

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Get The Best Deals At Beijing's Pearl Market

Posted by Emily Cummings on 12/23/19 9:29 AM

Get ready to do some serious shopping. 

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Vacation On Thailand's Best Beaches

Posted by Emily Cummings on 12/19/19 9:40 AM

Thailand is home to some of the best beaches in the world — but which ones are really the best? 

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Our Guide To The Best (And Not So Great) Beaches In Bali

Posted by Emily Cummings on 12/6/19 10:28 AM

Bali is unreal pretty, but not all the beaches are created equal. 

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Koh Lanta Is Our Absolute Favorite Thai Island

Posted by Emily Cummings on 11/14/19 5:10 PM

Stay right on the beach in a bungalow, wander empty stretches of sand, find waterfalls in the jungles of a national park? This place has it all. 

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Topics: Asia

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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