21 Of The World’s Most Interesting Customs

The definition of “custom” is “a traditional and widely accepted way of behaving or doing something that is specific to a particular society, place, or time.”

What makes customs so interesting is how they differ from place to place and group to group. What is totally acceptable to a group of people in a particular society might be completely inappropriate in a different setting, time period, or in a different community.

If you travel the world you will find unique customs nearly everywhere you go. If you want to fit in with the locals, consider doing research before you leave, so you can adhere to some of their customs and avoid embarrassment. Perhaps you will be invited to participate in some of these fascinating and truly outrageous customs around the globe!

1. In China, Husbands Carry Pregnant Wives Over Burning Coal.