Category: Living Abroad

New Year's Eve Traditions

New Year traditions from around the world

New Year’s Eve is celebrated across the world on the 31st December. It is seen as a time for leaving the past year behind and welcoming the beginnings that the...

5 festive treats to try with friends

Winter is a season of decadent dishes laced with the rich flavours of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cranberry and orange. So if you’re studying abroad in the UK or US, make...

Blurry lights winter market

Out & About: Winter in Newcastle

In case you haven’t guessed from our recent posting history, at INTO we’re really loving winter. And one student from INTO Newcastle University feels the same. Lidia Shabaeva, from Russia,...

Global Culture: 5 favourite Christmas traditions

The Christmas mania continues! If you’re an international student, you’ve probably been discovering some weird and wonderful customs (like singing snowmen, red-nosed reindeers and jolly men in red suits).  We talk...

Festive holidays on a budget

How to enjoy Christmas on a budget

Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, winter is a great time to get together with friends and family and enjoy yourselves. It can also be an expensive time of year,...