Hotels.com wishes a happy London/Berlin, December 16, 2008 actually one suspects it always before, chokes down but in the end the mandatory lentil soup to burn your fingers in the Molybdomancy and shoots the good intent to spend less money with the purchase of firecrackers and rockets in the wind. At the latest when the hundredth repetition of dinner for one\”there’s Eve just a happy\”, in your own bed. Last minute, Hotels.com are travel tips with strange customs and traditions of other countries at the turn of the year. While in Germany the marzipan pig for the good fortune must serve next year, putting in Spain on low-calorie alternatives: grapes. Shortly before midnight the chime of the clock tower strikes in any place twelve times, with a grape must be eaten at each stroke of the Gong. Succeed, one must something wish for each grape, otherwise misfortune threatens. Spaniards are trying to affect her happiness, also by them as their Peers in Chile and Italy of Eve wearing red lingerie and thus are particularly attractive for ardent Toreros. Portuguese, however, put on light blue underwear.
Spanish new year’s Eve tradition up close there’s in Madrid Hotel laris, not far from the square of Puerta del Sol\”, from the traditional gong blows every year are broadcast live on television. Also in the far East, new year’s Eve customs to guarantee happiness and love in the coming year. Already around 23: 00 all doors and Windows are opened in China, Korea and Viet Nam in the new year’s Eve, so that happiness is not about outside, but pours in to the fullest. Before evil spirits with bamboo branches from the House are swept and the ceiling with red strips of paper and Golden luck sign hung. In some regions, also ruled the custom that unmarried women throw tangerines with their name and address into the sea.