You just finished your long flight over to a new country and what's the first thing you want to do? Go walk around and explore the city, maybe sample some of the local cuisine, or spend time practicing the language. Nope. You probably just want to go to sleep.
Before leaving for an adventure abroad, you'll obviously need a passport—which also means passport pictures. Here are tips for getting the best deals available.
I don't know about you, but having a good playlist for any kind of travel or adventure is as important to me as bringing a camera and water bottle—just an absolute essential!
There's a lot of things to think about when you're packing for a four month trip abroad. You've got a check list of your essentials, but we've rounded up some tips of things that are really nice to bring if you have the extra space!
Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip
You want clothes that make you feel picture ready, are really comfortable, and keep you covered up in all the right places? While staying within a student's budget, of course. Here's the list of our tried and true favorite stores and online shops!
Packing for a 1-2 week trip is probably something you've done before, but what about a semester-long adventure? Here's my quick guide to figuring out what goes in your check bag(s) and which things should stay in your carry-on.
Looking for a few holiday gifts for a travel lover? We talked to the travelers we know about what they want for Christmas, and here's the complete list!
Getting ready for your trip to somewhere amazing like the Dominican Republic? You should probably get packing. But, first ... here's what you don't want to waste your time bringing (and also what to bring instead).
Curious about what a semester abroad in Africa would be like? Bryn's here to spill the beans and answer your questions!
You probably think it won’t happen to you, but there are volunteers who lose their photos (or even lose their phones!) every single semester. Just in case that ends up being you, make sure you know how to back up your photos (for free) before jetting off on any trip.
*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.