Who doesn’t love Valentine’s Day? You get to send that special someone a card, a dozen roses and a teddy bear without anyone accusing you of being a stalker. Heck, it’s a bit like the romantic equivalent of hitting the jackpot at an online casino. But, as it so happens, there are more than a few different ways to approach Valentine’s Day around the world. Yes, not every country finds prickly, blood drawing red flowers charming, and not everyone embraces the spirit of romantic commercialism with the fervour that the British and New Zealanders do.
Here are a few the weirder Valentine’s Day traditions from around the world. And before you ask; yes, they’re real. [Read more…]