You’ll find superstitions in every culture from around the world and even though many have fallen by the wayside as we’ve progressed, there are still some that have stayed with us.
Superstitions often stem from past religious beliefs and practices, but they can also grow from simple myths and old wives tales. Even though you may think we’ve come a long way and we now have more factual information available to us than ever before, we still let superstitions affect our daily lives.
This fascinating infographic from Betway Casino shows some of the most well-known superstitions you’ll find around the world and how we still let them dictate how we go about our day.
Superstitions when travelling
It’s always a good idea to brush up on a cultures superstitions before visiting their country, just to make sure you don’t offend anyone whilst travelling. This is especially useful when travelling to countries like China, that have many cultural superstitions that are followed by a large amount of the population.
Doing a quick search, you’ll be able to easily find out what superstitions you need to be aware of before travelling and which ones are nothing to worry about. It is respectful to brush up on these before you head to your destination and it will also make your life a lot easier!