La Befana

The relics of San Nicola (aka Jolly Ole Saint Nick) are kept in a basilica in Bari, Puglia. Although the modern, red-suited image of Babbo Natale [Santa Claus] is familiar to Italians, he’s not the only magical character Italian children hope to get presents from during the holiday season. Deciding which kids have been cattivi [naughty], which have been buoni [nice], and rewarding them all in … Continue reading La Befana