Holidays are traditionally the time when expats pine for home the most. If we were back home today we would probably be walking the streets with our children, bobbing for apples and knocking on door after door in search of sugar laced treats.
Thankfully Halloween is celebrated across the globe so we have compiled our top four fearful traditions from around the world. We are sure there are countless others so feel free to let us know your favourites!
Tonight Germans will lock away any knives they own so as to prevent any harm coming to the spirits who are returning to visit on Halloween.
It’s a rather low key affair in Belgium where candles will be lit by families in memory of dead relatives. The evening is then spent offering prayers and sharing stories to remember the good times spent together.
Tonight the people of Singapore will decorate their houses, dress up in frightening costumes and host parties to be attended by locals and tourists
A popular Halloween tradition in Austria involves locals leaving bread, water and a lighted lamp on a table to welcome any visiting spirits.