Category: Culture

Best recipes for Bonfire Night in the UK

“Remember, remember, the 5th of November…” Why? Because the 5th of November is Bonfire Night in the UK. Otherwise known as Guy Fawkes Night, it’s an eardrum-splitting British celebration that’s...

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How to haggle in China…with confidence

We’re chuffed that INTO China has made it into the top 10 of Abroad101’s best short-term programmes – and better still, it was voted for by students! The award, from...

Enter, the Dragon

According to the traditional Chinese zodiac calendar, with the dawn of the Chinese New Year on Monday we have now entered the year of the Dragon. Dragons are the only...

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Today officially marks the Chinese New Year – the year of the Dragon. Our Web Editor, Danielle Colyer, explores some traditional ways in which the festival is celebrated. Chinese New...

Bonfire night with INTO Higher

Bonfire night: Gunpowder, treason and…Parkin

We’ve barely blown out the candles in our pumpkin lanterns after Halloween, yet already the UK is preparing for its next annual winter celebration. 5 November 2011 marks 406 years...

INTO London football team

England’s BEST Football Anthems

While we’re digging out our vuvuzelas and our giant flags for the start of the Euro 2016, we thought we’d celebrate with a countdown of our favourite England footie songs!...