Name: Jackie Lina Alexander Nickname: Jaxs Occupation: Bartender/studying to be a paralegal Age: 22 Generation: Second Mom’s side from: Fano, Pesaro and Urbino, Le Marche Raised in: Toronto Speaks: English
Name: Kristine Centis Jorge Nickname: Krissy, Kris Occupation: Masters student in notarial law Age: 27 Generation: Third Dad’s side from: Figueira da Foz, Portugal Mom’s side from: Guglionesi, Campobasso, Molise and Villaorba, Udine, Friuli-Venezia Raised in: Montreal and Laval Speaks: English, French, Italian and Portuguese
The island of Sardinia is steeped in tradition and because of its long association with Spain, some Easter traditions are strongly linked to the Spanish Semana Santa.
‘Twas the day before Christmas and all through the house every creature was stirring including Gigio the mouse. The salsice were taken from the cantina with care, in hopes that tomorrow la famiglia would all be there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of Santa’s reindeers danced in their heads... Hold on. Let’s back things up a bit. Has anyone ever thought to themselves: Exactly why do we feel comfortable having a plump viecherello in a red jumpsuit come down our chimney once a year? Or why exactly we have this image at all?
Established on the bank of the Rio de Plata, Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is an absolute gem of a city. While the land of the “Good Air” itself is lavish, it is made up of unique neighbourhoods each carrying their own local landmarks.