8 Traditions Around The World That Can Surprise Travelers


There are more than 3,814 unique societies on the world, and every one of them has its own traditions that individuals follow. While somebody has abandoned old ways and decided to follow modernization, there are still some old ways such as teeth tossing that are followed by a lot of people.

So take a look with us on some different traditions around the world!

8. Slurping in Japan

In some places slurping food is an offensive gesture to do, but in Japan is the opposite. If you don’t slurp when you eat noodles you are offensive!

7. Jumping from a chair, Denmark

Pretty much every country on the planet has one explicit practice that is followed on New Year’s Eve. Indeed, Denmark has one as well! Not long before the clock strikes 12 PM, individuals get on seats and plan to jump the second the new year begins. Neglecting to jump is accepted to bring misfortune.

6. Ice cream in winter, Mongolia

While we appreciate ice cream on warm mid year days, in Mongolia, they lean toward eating it during the coldest long stretches of winter. There are road merchants that sell ice cream from paper boxes without the requirement for a cooler in light of the fact that the temperatures can get as low as −22ºF.

5. Tomato throwing, Spain

La Tomatina is a celebration that is set apart by tossing tomatoes at others. This pleasant celebration is really not so old – it began in 1945. Presently it’s held each year on the last Wednesday of August.

The children who really began the custom were attempting to get to a celebration when they accidentally dropped some people who, in a fit of rage, started a food war. There are a few guidelines however, like pressing the tomatoes prior to tossing them and regarding others with the goal that everybody can make some extraordinary memories.

4. Baking money into food, Bolivia

In Bolivia, individuals mark the year’s end and welcome the new one by baking coins into cakes. It’s accepted that whoever finds the coin will have best of luck in the upcoming year.

3. Cutting hair once in a lifetime, China

Huangluo Red Yao is a town in China known for ladies who have the longest hair on the planet. They typically keep their hair wrapped under headscarves. In any case, during their celebration, they let that hair down, wash it, and brush it. The normal length of their hair is around 3.3 feet.

The Yao ladies leave their hair growing of the fact that they trust it will present to them a long life. They cut it once in the course of their life at 18 years old, which represents the soul changing experience and shows that the young lady is prepared to get married.

2. Easter bonfire, Germany

The night before Easter, individuals in Germany light gigantic huge fires in various pieces of the country. This custom is exceptionally old, and with it, they invite spring and drive away winter’s malevolent spirits.

1. Tossing teeth in Greece

In Greece, there is no tooth pixie. All things being equal, when a child’s tooth drops out, they toss it onto the rooftop. At the point when they toss the tooth, they intentionally wish for their grown-up teeth to be strong and healthy.