CULTURE

 

The only festival list you will ever need



THAT'S ODD, UK, CULTURE June 20, 2017


The largest greenfield festival in the world is almost upon us.   175,000 people will be braving the elements and porta-loos in order to jump up and down in time to some music.   With one day to go to till Glastonbur...

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Mandarin announcements for British train service



CHINA , UK, CULTURE, TRAVEL June 19, 2017


A typical British station - photo credit, Pixabay   A British train service has started making announcements in Mandarin, to aid visitors to a popular shopping outlet.   That's according to popular train travel ...

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The Queen and Duke take the train to London 175 years after Queen Victoria



UK, CULTURE June 13, 2017


(Photo: Still of Video - Sino.UK)   The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh today marked the 175th anniversary of a train journey made by a monarch.   SINO journalist Aleesha Hansel, was at Slough to witness the occasion. &...

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The real taste of Italy



Europe, CULTURE June 13, 2017


(Photo Credit: Seggiano)   Set among the gently rolling hills and picture-postcard perfect landscape of the southern Tuscan countryside, is the small hilltop village of Seggiano.   Nestled in the foothills of Monte A...

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It's Gin O'Clock With The Queen's Grocer



UK, FOOD, CULTURE June 09, 2017


World Gin Day is a global celebration of all things gin, on the second Saturday in June (Which is tomorrow)! The idea is simple: get people together all around the world with a legitimate excuse (not that the sino.uk needs one!) t...

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