Housewarming Traditions Around the World Infographic
Presenting a friend or relative with a housewarming gift in honor of their new home is a practice that dates back centuries and spans cultures worldwide. Back then, neighbors would show up at your new digs with firewood to literally warm up your house. Today, most of us are happy to receive an assortment of cheeses or a beautiful bottle of wine. This symbolic gesture is a tradition that has been â€” and will continue to be â€” upheld for many years. here is a look at how cities around the globe celebrate and warm up a new home.