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.

Real Ways To Get Involved In Causes You Care About

As an international student, it can be hard to create an impact on the world. Hard, but not impossible! Here are some things YOU can do to leave your mark.
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The Pains Of Being French Abroad

Sometimes, when traveling, your nationality sticks out like a sore thumb. Here, Ondine shares her experiences on what it’s like to be French abroad.
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Things You Miss About Traveling (But Hated At The Time)

When you return home from studying abroad, you often (weirdly) find yourself missing things you never thought you would. Here are some of the top culprits!
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Your Weekend Guide To Saint Petersburg

Whether you want to sip age-old vodka or take in the monumental mix of Russian buildings, this guide to Saint Petersburg will help you achieve it!
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A Minute History Of Wisconsin

Discover the diverse timeline of the Midwestern state, Wisconsin, from its Native American origins to its present standing as America's own Dairyland!
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The Clashing Communication Styles Of Japanese And European Cultures

Japan likes implicit communication. Germany, as a European country, likes to-the-point communication. Unearth their clashing communication styles!
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