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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: Semester Preparation, China, Life Abroad

A Handful Of Our Current Favorite Reads

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 7/13/19 12:00 PM

Anyone else agree that books just make life better? Whether you're spending your summer at home or abroad, these books should be on your reading list! 

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Romania, Finding Your Best Self, Haiti, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Uganda, Montenegro

Get Paid To Teach English In China!

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/21/19 10:25 AM

We have big news for people wanting to get a paycheck while teaching English in China!

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Topics: China, News

The Complete Guide to a Weekend in Yangshuo, China

Posted by Jen King on 5/9/19 5:19 PM

If you're an experienced ILP volunteer in China, you've already gotten the insider tip that this little town is not to be missed. With all of the incredible sites in China to choose from, Yangshuo is consistently one of THE favorite vacation spot among ILP volunteers.

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Topics: China, Travel Destinations

Guangzhou Is Your Favorite Chinese City You Haven’t Heard Of Yet

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/22/19 4:45 PM

You know about Beijing and Shanghai but do you know about Guangzhou? 

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Topics: China, Travel Destinations

What Countries Can I Volunteer In With ILP?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/15/19 3:44 PM

ILP has schools in countries all over the world — Where do you want to go?

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Topics: Ukraine, Russia, China, ILP Basics, Mexico, Lithuania, Thailand, Romania, Dominican Republic, Uganda, Montenegro

See The World’s Biggest Kite Festival In Weifang, China

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/4/19 9:38 AM



Called the “kite capital of the world”, this place is the perfect weekend trip for those in Weihai!

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Topics: China, Hidden Gems

Come See Paris Without Ever Leaving China

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/24/19 2:07 PM

Snap a picture of the “Eiffel Tower” and the Great Wall during your ILP semester.

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Topics: China, Hidden Gems

Find Ancient Villages And Waterfalls In Furong Town, China

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/21/19 1:11 PM

Just outside out of Zhangjiajie, this beautiful village is perched atop a cliff, below a thundering waterfall. It looks just like a postcard. 

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Topics: China, Hidden Gems

Best Things To Buy In China For Cheaper Than Cheap

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 2/20/19 12:59 PM

Oh, China. An amazing country filled with ancient history, beautiful buildings, the cutest kids, and the greatest shopping! Here's our list of the best knock-offs and souvenirs to get in China for cheaper than cheap. 

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Topics: China

Exploring The World For Over 25 Years

Hi! We are ILP, a non-profit org that has service abroad opportunities for college-age volunteers. Check out our tips for making the most of your time traveling and living abroad.

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