The vacations are one of many busiest instances of the yr for a really apparent motive: Most individuals simply do not wish to spend them alone. However what about once you’re observing Hanukkah in Hong Kong, otherwise you’ve simply moved to a metropolis that does not have fun Thanksgiving—4 days earlier than Thanksgiving? What does that appear to be?
On this week’s episode of the Travelogue podcast, we dive into all the messiness—and, it may be mentioned, magic—of spending the vacations overseas, whether or not as an expat or simply on trip. From Christmas in Marrakech to Thanksgiving in Sydney (and Copenhagen, Singapore, and Paris), we focus on the challenges of sourcing hard-to-come-by cranberries, new methods of honoring previous traditions, and the way the vacations can truly be a extremely good time to get a flight deal. (Alongside the best way, we additionally understand most individuals do not know what Christmas crackers are.) The remainder? Nicely, you will simply need to pay attention up.
A Butterball turkey-sized spherical of applause for our host, Laura Redman, and plenty of due to particular visitor Sara Lieberman, who referred to as in from Paris, and to Condé Nast Traveler editors Lale Arikoglu and Katherine LaGrave for becoming a member of the dialog. We might additionally like to provide a particular shoutout to Meredith Carey for manning the sound sales space, and to Brett Fuchs for enhancing the episode. Examine again each Friday for the most recent installment of Travelogue. To maintain up with our podcast every week, subscribe to Travelogue on the iTunes retailer or wherever you get your podcasts and when you have a minute to spare, depart a evaluate—we love to listen to from you.