It should come as no surprise that, when we ask which countries celebrate Thanksgiving, the answer is “too many to list”.
We’re getting into the spirit of the season by giving thanks for some of the most beautiful traditions around the world. Read on to find out how you can incorporate them into your own celebrations, whether in your holiday décor, food or atmosphere.
We start with the most obvious celebrant – but don’t expect to know all of their traditions. The original Thanksgiving in 1621 wasn’t so much about over-indulgence as fasting, prayer and thanking the native Wampanoag tribe for teaching the pilgrims how to survive the winter.
We can enjoy the spirit of this first Thanksgiving today by shunning…