Transportable Expatriate Christmas Traditions, on Velvet Ashes

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Today I’m writing at Velvet Ashes about rejoicing and the importance of Christmas traditions that are easily transportable for expatriate families. The rejoicing part mainly comes in when I share one of our favorite traditions. It might not look like rejoicing. It might look a lot more like wrestling or even like crying some years. But I promise, it is rejoicing. A hint? It involves a foam WWF wrestling belt.

wrestling belt

If Christmas has to be a certain, hard to find food or a major location-based event or includes a massive and heavy object, that Christmas tradition is going to be pretty hard to pack on an airplane to bring to a new country. Or to celebrate during the years you are traveling over Christmas.

Most of our Christmas decorations are small and our traditions are mostly transportable. Of course not all, but some of our favorites and some that have built memories over the years.

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