Valentine's Day Around the World

International Valentine's Day Traditions

International Valentine's Day Traditions

Valentine's Day may seem like frivolous holiday filled with flowers and chocolate, but its beginnings are rooted in Christian and ancient Roman tradition. Love letters, small gifts, and sweets are common ways to commemorate the day in nearly every country that celebrates it (and even those that aren't supposed to), but they all put their own twist on it. From Sweden to Saudi Arabia, see how Valentine's Day is celebrated around the globe.

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