Travel

Driving in Bad Weather

During the winter, you may have to drive your car in wet and icy conditions. Here are some ways to make sure you keep safe whilst on the roads. Plan your journey In bad weather it can take much longer

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Tombstoning

Learn about the dangers of tombstoning and about a safer alternative. What is it? Tombstoning involves jumping or diving off a cliff side into water of unknown depth. Most people do it for the rush of the free fall and

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Bonfire Night

November 5th will see the usual fireworks and bonfires all over the country. n2k finds out more about Bonfire Night. The plot In 1605 thirteen young men planned to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Among them was Guy Fawkes.

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Non-Violence

On International Day of Non-violence, a date chosen because it was Gandhi’s Birthday, n2k looks at what non-violence means and also at the impact of renowned peacekeepers. Mahatma Gandhi “There are many causes that I am prepared to die for

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is the biggest date in the calendar for Chinese communities. What’s it all about and how is it celebrated here and abroad? Lunar New Year The date for the New Year is calculated from both the Chinese

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Diwali

This Friday sees the start of the annual celebration of Diwali. What is Diwali and what is its significance? When is Diwali? The date of Diwali is set by the Hindu calendar and so it varies in the Western calendar.

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Ramadan

All over the world Muslims are currently celebrating the month of Ramadan. What happens during Ramadan and why is it important? When is Ramadan? Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar and usually starts on the 13

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Let’s go to Dublin

Dublin is well known for what it has to offer young people and every year thousands of new students start university there. Where is it? Dublin is the capital of Ireland and the largest city. It is located near the

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Let’s go Fishing!

Enjoy chilling in nature? It’s National Fishing Week, so if you’ve always wanted to try fishing now is the time to go for it! Peace and quiet If you want a peaceful hobby that gives you a chance to get

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Let’s go to Brighton

Brighton is by the sea, has loads of arts events, cool shops and a thriving nightlife. If you’ve never been there, read n2k’s guide on what it has to offer young people. Where is it? Brighton is on the south

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