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Full of Thanks and Full of Food

In The Art of Travel Fall 2017, 13. Thanksgiving, Prague by Vivian1 Comment

Despite growing up in a household heavily influenced by Chinese tradition, being an American-born Chinese, I have never missed a year of festive Thanksgiving celebrations. Whether with friends or family, Thanksgiving is a must every year. My family has always spent it together, whether it meant eating at home or going to a neighbor’s house for a huge potluck party. …

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Thanksgiving Down Under

In The Art of Travel Fall 2017, 13. Thanksgiving, Sydney by NicolasLeave a Comment

Prior to this weekend, one of my largest regrets with deciding to study abroad was that I would miss Thanksgiving and the lead up to Christmas festivities.  Personally, although the summer is by far my favorite season, Thanksgiving and Christmas are undoubtedly the most special calendar days of the year.  In many ways, successive celebrations on these dates have imprinted …

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There was no Stuffing or Turkey.. But there was Pie!

In The Art of Travel Fall 2017, 13. Thanksgiving, Shanghai by Yuka Niwa2 Comments

This year was the first Thanksgiving that I did not have a traditional Thanksgiving feast. This was partly due to the fact that I did not realize that Thanksgiving was on Thursday until Wednesday morning. Therefore, by the time I googled ‘Thanksgiving Dinner in Shanghai 2017’, most of the venues said ‘reserve at least 72 hours in advance’. The few …

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Friendsgiving done right

In The Art of Travel Fall 2017, 13. Thanksgiving, Florence, Places by Isabel1 Comment

Thanksgiving is my second favorite holiday (sorry, but Christmas is King.) That being said, it is one of my absolute favorites; the food, the people, being home. So naturally this year, things were different. I wasn’t home, I wasn’t with my immediate family, and there was no turkey. But this Thanksgiving was still amazing. From the moment my best friend …