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5 Reasons Why a Hornblower Thanksgiving Cruise in NYC is Better

Thanksgiving. It’s a special time of year where families and friends get together to be thankful for and here are a few good reasons to do something different for Thanksgiving 2015. 1. Avoiding Travel Tell the family you’ve got something more amazing planned (you do) than a visit home to stay in your childhood bedroom, with your significant other laughing at the posters on your bedroom wall. (Also, see number…

A Brief History of Thanksgiving Dinner

If there’s one thing that can be guaranteed on Thanksgiving Day, it’s that you’ll probably end up having a very big meal and not feeling guilty for it… well, maybe just a little guilty. But have you ever wondered how the things we eat on Thanksgiving day became staples of every Thanksgiving dinner? Everyone knows about the origin of Thanksgiving but what isn’t so well known is how some of…

Thanksgiving Cruises in New York City

Thanksgiving- /THaNGksˈɡiviNG/ (n.): a time of gathering and showing gratitude for those who surround you with love and warmth. In American history, this was a peaceful celebration of the harvest season between the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Nation in 1621 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. It’s that special season where the crisp autumn air touches your face and the blissful, colorful leaves dance their way down to the ground. It’s the season of giving…

Thanksgiving in New York City!

Thanksgiving in New York City is an amazing experience. There are so many traditions that NYC has made and continued for over 50 years, not least of all the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Do you want to know a few fun facts about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade? For one, this parade tradition actually started on Christmas of 1924. Macy’s employees dressed up as cowboys and cowgirls, marching between Harlem…

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