Category Archives: UK

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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About to head off to the UK? Use this packing list to ensure you’re bring everything you need for your semester abroad in the United Kingdom!

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Dodge the tourist traps and experience the true heart of Scotland’s capital with our short (but sweet) student’s guide to Edinburgh!

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From its modest beginnings to its rise to prominence, we take a brief look at the historical events that shaped Edinburgh into the cultural hub it is today.

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Sometimes we need to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. And what better way to do that than with some hassle-free day trips from London?

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Do you surf all the time? Oh, and have you met any celebrities? Here, Mel divulges the most interesting Q and As from her time as a Californian in England.

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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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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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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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