When we travel it's definitely handy to be aware of certain cultural norms of the country/city we find ourselves in. Aaaand, it can be good to know of certain superstitions too.
Here's a list of some classics. Enjoy.
It is considered to be unlucky to get a haircut on a Tuesday. True Story.
Ok, so in Turkey, yeh, well ok, I'm just gonna say it: they don't chew gum at night as they believe that after dark the gum will turn into the flesh of dead people. Yeh, I know.
If you cheers with a glass of water it means you are wishing death upon those you are drinking with. Ah, those cooky Germans!
Never place your chopsticks vertically into a bowl of rice. This will bring you many misfortune. Many!
Want a whole year of good luck? Simply eat 12 grapes at midnight on New Year's Eve.
Whistling indoors summons the devil. Obviously. Ok, please don't do it. Ever.
While you're admiring a pyramid, please don't open and close scissors without cutting anything. It'll bring years of bad luck.