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November 2018

Found 2 blog entries for November 2018.

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.

Thanksgiving, USA

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

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Forget about November being a dull month, stuck between summer holidays and the Christmas or ski season. It’s a highly underrated month for travel; however, with November comes glorious spring in places like South Africa and vibrant, colorful autumn in Europe.

The best places to travel in November: north or south?

Your first decision is whether to head south, chasing spring sunshine and warmer temperatures, or whether to embrace the cooler climes in Europe and appreciate cities that can simply be too hot and stuffy over the summer.

Once you’ve decided, here are our ideas for some of the best places to travel in November.

Cities too hot in August

Many popular Italian cities, like Naples and Rome, and Greek cities like Athens, are stiflingly

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