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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

What's Attending The LDS Church Like In Uganda, Africa?

Posted by Auvi Evans on 5/14/19 12:21 PM

Many volunteers who serve in Africa with us are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Before arriving in Uganda, we're frequently asked questions like, "Can I go to church while I'm in Uganda?"

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Topics: Life Abroad, LDS, Uganda

An ILP Volunteer's Guide To Must Have Experiences In The DR

Posted by Auvi Evans on 5/6/19 12:57 PM

Headed to volunteer for a semester in the Dominican Republic with International Language Programs? Here's the favorite things that past ILP volunteers love doing that you just can't miss while you're there!

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Topics: Travel Destinations, Life Abroad, Dominican Republic

What Happens During The First Few Days Of Your Semester Abroad?

Posted by Auvi Evans on 4/21/19 12:01 PM

Getting ready for your semester volunteering abroad with International Language Programs (ILP)? There's a lot of unknowns when you're getting ready to live in a country you've never been to and we know it can be a little nerve wracking!

Here's a general outline of what typically happens the first few days of your semester  we'll be there to support you! 

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Topics: ILP Basics, Life Abroad

Q+A With Brenna, A Volunteer In Uganda, Africa

Posted by Auvi Evans on 4/17/19 11:08 AM

Uganda, Africa is our newest volunteer destination and it has exceeded all of our expectations! Brenna, who is one of the first volunteers there answered some questions for us, giving you insight on what her experience has been like spending a semester abroad in Uganda.

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Topics: ILP Basics, Life Abroad, Uganda

Why It's Cheaper And More Fun Traveling With Friends

Posted by Auvi Evans on 2/28/19 12:28 PM

It's no secret traveling with friends is fun. Did you know it can make things a lot cheaper too? Here's why.

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Topics: Life Abroad, Saving Money

What Volunteers Need To Know About The Cash In Haiti

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/22/19 11:35 AM

When it comes to cash in Haiti, you’ll want to know about Haitian Gourdes and Haitian Dollars … and US dollars. 

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Topics: Life Abroad, Haiti

Totally Unnecessary (But Helpful) Things To Pack

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 2/19/19 11:24 AM

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!

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips, Life Abroad

All The Best Romanian Treats

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 1/28/19 1:41 PM

Visiting Romania? Or better yet, living there for an entire semester as a volunteer? Here are all of the best Romanian treats you NEED to try! 

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Topics: Life Abroad, Romania

What It's Like Attending The LDS Church In Haiti

Posted by Auvi Evans on 1/27/19 4:41 PM

Here's what a volunteer shared about her time attending the LDS church in Haiti during her semester volunteering there.

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Topics: Life Abroad, LDS, Haiti

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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