Category Archives: Local Knowledge

Experience the history of New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland, from its recent Maori settlement to its current standing as the City of Sails.

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Want to visit those beautiful Dutch cities, but not sure which ones to see? Get exploring with our list of the greatest cities to visit in the Netherlands!

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Taking a trip to the land of the rising sun? Here are a few travel essentials you shouldn’t forget in your packing list for Japan.

Asia, Everyday Life, Local Knowledge, Travel 12

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.

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Tokyo is covered by a huge network of train, subway and bus lines. To save yourself a world of pain, check out our guide to transportation around Tokyo.

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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

Instead of going back to conventional cities like London, Paris and Amsterdam, why not head east to explore cities you may not have considered before?

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Stuck on an Iceland layover and wondering, “What is there to do in Iceland for less than a day?” Well, get your party hats on ‘cause there’s plenty! Here are eight of our favorites.

Destinations, Europe, Everyday Life, Featured, Local Knowledge, Travel, Travel Trivia, Weekend Survival Guides 7

Marrakech is a Moroccan metropolis steeped in architecture, traditions and culture. It’s old and new, and a whole lot exotic. But what of its history?

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With stunning scenery, village fiestas and a cauldron FULL of witchcraft, Spain’s Galicia is one of the most underrated travel destinations in Europe!

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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.

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