Welcome to Rakbo

We’re an unique online community of like-minded international students whose goal it is to capture the heart of educational travel. Rakbo is a place where international students at all stages of their journeys can meet, inspire and inform one another. We strive to remove the challenges that surround student expats and pave the path towards a more open and connected world.

How To Take A Once In A Lifetime Trip Around Europe

Lots of places claim to be a once in a lifetime experience, but none compare to Europe! Learn how to follow in the footsteps of thousands of travelers here.
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Is France Safe To Travel Right Now?

In light of recent terrorism attacks, you might be questioning whether France is still safe for travel. Here, Ondine sheds light on the situation.
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Your Celebration Guide To Japan’s Summer Festivals

Traveling in Japan during the summer? Then consider yourself lucky! Dress yourself in a yukata, grab some festive food and enjoy Japan's summer festivals.
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How To Make Friends In Small American High Schools

Making friends in small American high schools is easier said than done. But don't fret! Read the five things you need to know to find your new BFFs abroad!
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Making Hot Chocolate Peruvian Style!

Hot chocolate is a HUGE summer favorite in Peru. Get your Peruvian on these holidays with this traditional (and delicious) hot chocolate recipe.
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How To Find A Summer Job Or Internship Back Home

The best way to pad out your resume during the summer months is to get a job or internship. But how do you land one at home when you're traveling overseas?
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