After a whirlwind travel day(ish) of being in 6 countries and 5 airports, it was quite a shock to my system to meet my family in Guatemala. 1,225 more words
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The blessings come down!
Hola! camarón con cola!
Hiya friends! I know I know! There’s so many things to update you on. Lately I feel like I’ve been running out of juice, with the school year having ended, and the daily, scratch that, HOURLY rainstorms or tormentas. 2,112 more words
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
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
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