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.

Feeling Homesick For A Place That’s Not Your Home

Sometimes we come across a place so impactful that, once we discover it, we can never go back to a time before we had. Instead, we feel "homesick" for it.
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Delicious Dutch Dishes You Must Try At Least Once

Like being in the loop on the best mouth-watering goods? Check out our tried-and-tested (ahem, tasted) guide to delicious Dutch dishes.
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How To Leverage Your Study Abroad Experience In Job Interviews

You came, you saw, you studied. So, don't let it go to waste! Learn how to leverage your study abroad experience and ensure you land the job of your dreams.
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How To Get A Student Visa For Spain

Whether you’re doing a summer class in Spain or studying there for years, ensure you understand the ins and outs of Spain’s student visa application.
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Your Weekend Guide To Tokyo

Looking for a one-stop weekend guide to all things Tokyo? Then your search is over! Check out Tokyo's lesser-known corners and must-see haunts here.
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Studying Abroad With Chronic Illness: Don’t Let It Stop You!

Chronic illness can make travel a nightmare. But, as Hallie found out, chronic illness shouldn't stop you from achieving your studying abroad goals!
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