What is the first thing that jumps to your mind when you hear about New Year and other winter holidays? It obviously largely depends on the country of your origin and the way you were brought up. Of course, some New Year customs are shared by the majority of the population, no matter where they are from. For example, no one finds sending New Year greetings cards via post or email exotic. If you’re from Russia, you’re used to eating Russian salad and chinking glasses as soon as midnight of New Year’s Eve comes. If you’re Spanish, you have probably always eaten 12 grapes at midnight. Now you can find out more about unique New Year traditions from around the world.