The turn-of-the year is often met with a certain tradition: promises of the new to carry us through.
Our resolutions range from the grand to the modest, whether that’s wanting to explore uncharted places around the world, or simply starting a new hobby. Then there are the same traditions, specific to certain cultures around the world, that crop up time and again. It seems that no matter which new year we celebrate, old pastimes always remain – even if it's the pastime to have a new resolution. Have a read of the traditions and customs celebrated around the world, every new year.