Category: Living Abroad

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,...

Student Experience: My first Thanksgiving in the USA

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the US – but what exactly does that mean? Truck-sized turkeys? Rivers of cranberry sauce? Towers of pumpkin pie? Actually, there’s more to this traditional American...

Taste Test: 6 classic British dishes

British cuisine is a strange and mysterious thing to many international students. Why do Brits eat Yorkshire “pudding” as part of a main course? What’s a “banger”? And is there...

INTO Gangnam Style!

Yup, it’s true – INTO has officially gone Gangnam Style (well let’s face it, it was only a matter of time). On 6th November, INTO University of East Anglia students...

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...

A student paying for good on a Chinese market stall

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...