This holiday season is a bit different than normal because it is my first time celebrating Thanksgiving, and likely Christmas and New Year’s, outside of the United States. Although Thanksgiving is not celebrated in Italy, I will not let that stop me from keeping the tradition alive that I have been celebrating for the past 26 years.
This year, I feel more thankful than ever before, for so many reasons. Being so far away from home, has caused me to appreciate where I am from more than ever and seeing loved ones in pictures with their families on this special day also comes with its own sense of nostalgia being so far away from my own family.
Today, I am sharing with you 8 reasons why I am feeling extra grateful this Thanksgiving. Starting with…