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My First Peace Corps Thanksgiving

This past week was the first time I’ve celebrated Thanksgiving abroad, without my family.  The actual day of Thanksgiving was almost like any other day here.   623 more words

Life And Such

Thanksgiving in Dakar

A belated happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate! Last week was stressful, between planning against the clock for a 4-country shoot that begins on the 1st of December, and trying to pull off an American Thanksgiving in Dakar at the same time. 951 more words

Travel

Top 5 Things I'm Thankful for on my First Ever Thanksgiving Away from Home

Today where I am, in England, it’s a Thursday. But back home in America, it’s the best day of November: Thanksgiving. Celebrating Thanksgiving  is a big deal in my family, and is the first major holiday I’ll be missing out on during my year abroad. 634 more words

Study Abroad

What's it Really Like Celebrating Thanksgiving While Living Abroad?

What is it really like celebrating Thanksgiving while living abroad???? Here in Ireland our Thanksgiving is spent chugging Guinness with the sheep whilst our wee ones knit cream colored, chunky knit sweaters or carve ornate St.Brigid’s crosses out of the local peat then hawk them to unsuspecting tourists on Grafton Street.  726 more words

Celebrating Thanksgiving Abroad

The holidays are the hardest time to be abroad and Thanksgiving is the first big one. The one where you realize you won’t be seeing your family this year and instead, you’re millions of miles away, most likely in a country that doesn’t celebrate the same customs as you. 1,238 more words

The American Food Store

After eight months of living without many of my most familiar, beloved and/or regularly eaten foods, I finally visited the American Food Store in Almadies. I had been holding out as a point of pride, but also because I was never in the immediate vicinity and didn’t expect to find much there that I’d really want. 389 more words

Senegal

Frankenturkey

We had been in Italy for two months.  It was our first Thanksgiving away from home.  We were all homesick.  Everything is difficult to accomplish when you don’t speak the language. 1,178 more words

Americans Abroad