Tagged: traditions

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...

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...

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...