Category Archives: North America

Finding accommodation can be a stressful part of studying abroad. But, it doesn’t have to be! Here’s our simple guide on where to find study abroad housing.

Asia, Australia&New Zealand, Europe, Everyday Life, Featured, North America, Rakbo Explains, South America, Travel 38

Forget those thick history guides! Here’s the entire history of New York City from its foundation to the present, in one simple laundry list.

Destinations, Local Knowledge, North America, Travel, Travel Trivia 0

One of the best countries to volunteer at is closer than you think! Here are our most compelling reasons why you should volunteer in the United States.

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Summer is nearly here and so too is road trip season! No matter your travel style, hit the gas and check out the best summer road trips from Los Angeles.

Everyday Life, Local Knowledge, North America, Travel 17

With new countries comes new risks. In the US, sexual assault on campus is a very real threat. Here, victims from Ole Miss voice their concerns to Alex.

Health, Local Knowledge, News, North America, Rakbo News 6

Fear stops most women from traveling solo – but don’t let it stop you! Here, we bust those travel myths which depict solo female travel as dangerous.

Asia, Australia&New Zealand, Europe, Everyday Life, North America, South America, Travel 2

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.

Europe, Everyday Life, North America, Travel 0

Nuria discusses her attempts to remain unpolitical during her semester abroad, which occurs during a historically and politically critical time in the US.

Everyday Life, North America, Rakbo News, Travel 2

Do you have safety concerns about studying abroad in America? Then before you head to the US, review these tip on how to keep you – and your stuff – safe.

Academic, Everyday Life, Featured, Health, Local Knowledge, North America, Survival Guides, Travel 1

Traveling is a must-do while you’re studying abroad in the US, as there’s just SO many places to see! But how to you travel such a big country on a budget?

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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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If you ever get a chance to vacation, study, or even live in this sunny central Florida town, you have to check out what the REAL Orlando offers.

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