Traditionally on the eve of Valentine’s Day, women in England would place a bay leaf at the corner of each of their pillows, and one in the middle to bring dreams of future husbands. Now, the holiday typically means teddies, chocolates and of course, roses! However, Valentine’s Day traditions vary across the world.
Why not break the mould a little bit this year and give something else for Valentine’s? Here are some Valentine’s traditions from around the world, and a few alternatives to roses that you can gift this year.