7 Obscure Halloween Customs You Should Know

See how they celebrate Halloween around the world.

A local fruit bread called barmbrack is a treat as much as it is a trick — for some people, that is. The Halloween barmbrack has a variety of small objects baked into it, and each item carries a symbolism that could predict one’s fortune in the coming year. For instance, someone who finds a ring in their slice can expect to get wed soon, while someone who bites on a stick in their piece will have an unhappy marriage. The coin is what everyone wants, though, because whoever gets it will get rich.

 

 

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Andy Flores

Andy Flores

Andy Flores is a pathological penny pincher with impulse shopping and binge-eating tendencies. She’s constantly saving up for new adventures, so she dabbles in writing jobs here and there. Her not-so-secret dream is to be an extra in a big Bollywood movie.