31 Dec '16, 7pm

The List: Holiday Traditions Around the World

The List: Holiday Traditions Around the World

To most, Christmas dinner at KFC doesn’t sound particularly appealing, but it’s a holiday tradition dating back several generations in Japan. In this week’s blog, we’ve clad ourselves in the tackiest of festive sweaters to take a look at fascinating folklore and holiday traditions around the globe, as well as where to stay along the way. Italy’s Befana Where to stay: Il Borro In Italian folklore, the Befana (Christmas Witch) is an old woman who plays the role of Santa Claus to deliver gifts to children on Epiphany Eve, January 5th. During her visits she fills the shoes of well behaved children with candy and gifts, while the naughty ones get a lump of coal. Mindful of her manners, she will also sweep the floor of houses she visits, metaphorically sweeping away the problems of the previous year. If you find yourself in Italy this holiday season, make sure to leave out a gla...

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