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.

The Differences Between American And Japanese Baseball

Baseball may have originated in the States, but it’s a sport Japan has made its own! Discover the differences between American and Japanese baseball here.
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The 6 Most Unmissable Attractions In Asakusa

Asakusa is one of Tokyo's most famous sightseeing spots thanks to its fusion of tradition and modernism. But which attractions in Asakusa are making it big?
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How Culture Shock Caused Me To Develop An Eating Disorder

After going abroad, Laura found her culture shock manifested in one of the most harmful ways possible: through an eating disorder. Read her reflection here.
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The Best One Day Greek Island Hopping Tour From Athens

Wave goodbye to Athens and enjoy the warm autumnal glow of Greece with this oh-so-traditional Greek island hopping tour around the Saronic Islands!
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8 Things That Will Shock Students Visiting France

Students visiting France become familiar with the cultural quirks of the French… but that doesn’t make them any less weird (or infuriating!).
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How Travel Prevents Xenophobia (The Fear Of Foreigners)

Defined as "fear or hatred of foreigners", xenophobia is a dangerous phenomenon that is sweeping the globe. But how do your travels prevent it?
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