Month: January 2021

Ending 2020. Beginning 2021.

2020 has taken away a lot from many people, but there were two things that I refused to let that year take from me: my ambition and the ability to explore. It is so easy to lose yourself when you are in lockdown. You cannot visit with family and friends, go places, try new restaurants,…

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Holiday Folklore: La Befana

Historically, Italy is a Catholic culture with many holidays and traditions that stem from biblical roots. In the Western world we have Santa Clause and Italians also believe in Babbo Natale during Christmas. However, there‚Äôs another holiday they celebrate in January that has a similar concept of Santa. According to the Italians, Santa Clause is…

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