Valentine's Day but not as you know it: weird and wonderful traditions from around the world

St. Valentine’s Day might not be everybody’s piece of cake, yet it still remains popular after centuries. Originating from Europe, its celebratory traditions have spread further than we could have imagined. Turns out that people do a lot for February 14th, with some showcasing their romantic intentions in very peculiar ways indeed. Scroll down to see how the lovers’ day is marked around the world.

The best lovers, officially

France took St. Valentine’s Day seriously for years, holding the competition for lovers across the country with the winners’ inaugurated at Paris’ City Hall.

Perfect spot

If you think Paris is a city of love – you might be right,

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