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Happy Holidays from Tokyo, Japan! (Brian Campbell)

Holiday break is now over and I have now begun the final 2 months of classes before the semester is over.  During the break, I got an interesting look at some holiday traditions in Japan. Although Christmas is very popular … Continue reading

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Christmas in Roma (Brian Anhalt)

With Christmas approaching, Rome has become a new city. Beginning in early December,  the city streets become decorated with lights. Christmas trees are placed throughout the city. While not a Italian tradition, they can be seen in Piazza Venezia and next … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Ireland (Tom Mauthe)

One of the bittersweet moments of studying abroad was missing the celebration of Thanksgiving at home with my family.  However, I was given the opportunity of a lifetime to have Thanksgiving with new friends from both the United States and … Continue reading

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Christmas During the Australian Summer (Dale Bishop)

Maybe it is because I have lived in the snowy woods of Wisconsin my whole life, but I have a really hard time excepting that Christmas is only a few weeks away. Since all of my Christmases have been a … Continue reading

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A Day Without Pumpkin Pie (Luanne Spence)

With the holidays right around the corner and Thanksgiving already over, a little bit of homesickness has stuck flat 14. I must admit that I did cry while talking to my family via Skype while they enjoyed pumpkin pie, turkey, … Continue reading

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Christmas in the UK! (Devan Scherer)

It’s Christmas time and for the first time in 21 years I am celebrating the beginning of the holiday season in another country/ countries. Here in England, Christmas is very important and you can see reminders of the holiday everywhere. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Europe & Rude Europeans (AJ Fedoruk)

With a hectic semester coming to an end I thought it be a good time to sit down and reflect on my Thanksgiving weekend here in Rome. I was fortunate enough to have my brother and mother fly out here … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner … With a French Twist (Leigh Smalley)

So, we were told we would be having an “American Thanksgiving” – with the same foods and whatnot…well, it turned out to be and American Thanksgiving with a bit of a French twist – not bad, just different.  We started … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in London (Nicole Engbretson)

Thanksgiving is clearly not celebrated in London. Here, even before Halloween was completely over, Christmas decorations were beginning to emerge. I know some people at home who would be thrilled – They start singing Christmas carols well before Thanksgiving. Skipping … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Abroad (Casey Olson)

Well last week marks the first time I have ever had class on Thanksgiving.  Yes, the school I attend in Florence, Italy is made up of mostly Americans, but it is an Italian school so of course they wouldn’t give us … Continue reading

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