Category Archives: Europe

Plague. Fire. Hell, even the occasional civil war! London is a history nerd’s all-you-can-eat buffet. And its history goes a little something like this…

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All countries have a gender gap. But in some countries, this gap is wider than others. Here, we take a look at existing gender gaps in popular Western countries.

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Are you studying abroad in Madrid and feel the need to release your inner hipster? Then take a peek at our list of the best hipster hotspots in Madrid!

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We follow Portia’s adventures and take a look at a typical week in her life as an exchange student in Sweden. Spoiler: it involves IKEA.

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For a study abroad student, cycling in Amsterdam can be a little intimidating. The city has a rich cycling culture that’s hard to get a grasp on but don’t worry – we’ve got everything you need to know right here.

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NEWSFLASH: There’s more to the UK than just London. Discover my nine favourite cities in England and the UK. You’ll want to add these to your travel list.

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There is something cathartic and ritualistic about making a good cuppa. Hone your skills before arriving abroad – here are the essentials of tea making.

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Listen up! Are you headed overseas? Don’t make the same mistakes I did – here are 25 things I wish I knew before I traveled to Europe.

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Another adventure destination topping Rakbo’s 2017 list? The Scottish Highlands. If you’re studying abroad in Scotland, take advantage of the opportunity to road trip through all the beauty, history, culture and… did we say beauty? Because it’s really freaking beautiful.

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Have you ever wondered how the rest of the world celebrates the holidays? Turns out there are some down right WACKY season traditions out there.

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Are you spending Christmas abroad? Visit one of these Christmas markets study abroad students should visit to make the holiday feel a little more like home!

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I’m not here to sugar-coat it: Traveling solo as a female can be dangerous. BUT if you take some precautions and trust your gut, it can also be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life.

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