Valentine's Day is an extremely special day in all the countries of the world. It is celebrated with much enthusiasm and vigor and is characterized by a fervent exchange of gifts, cards, flowers, chocolates and so on, among the lovers of the world. While every country has its own unique way of celebrating Valentine's Day, the common thread binding lovers across the globe is the feeling of love and affection that thrives in young and old hearts alike, making this beautiful day come alive. Different countries have fascinating traditions and practices associated with the celebration of Valentine's Day. Young hearts are known to profess their love for their beloved on this special day and make declarations of lifelong companionship.
In all parts of the world, it is common to see lovers swarming the favorite hot spots of their respective places on Valentine's Day and spend it in the cozy company of their partner. Over the years, this day has come to be celebrated by people of all ages. It is a day of lovers, when they shed their inhibitions, irrespective of their age, and show their affectionate and beautifully sentimental side to their mate. It is interesting to know that around a decade back, many regions of the world did not know much about Valentine's Day. However today, it has almost become a youth festival, with young lovers doing elaborate preparations to celebrate the day, much ahead of its arrival. Read on to explore Valentine's Day traditions and celebrations around the world.