Country Luck

Welcome to country luck; superstitions and good luck symbols around the world.Country luck map

Whether we are prepared to admit it out loud or not, we have all got our superstitions.

Sometimes they can be well within stereotype or cliché. Other times they might be things we do not readily recognize as inherently superstitious.
Our favorite shirt, our favorite seat in the classroom or at the dinner table, or simply things we instinctively avoid without knowing exactly why.

Every country and region possess its own brand of superstitious thought, some more widespread than others, some humorous and some way too serious.

Here we explore superstitions around the world. You may discover that some superstitions are universal. The same beliefs are found in many different countries with slight variations.

You will also discover some quite strange and bizarre superstitions which may only apply locally in a specific country.
Enjoy your travels through different countries while unraveling the culture, folklore and superstitions people around the world.

Indian Diwali superstitions

Diwali Superstitions

Diwali superstitions and rituals during the five-day long festival of light in India. How to ensure good luck and fortune during Diwali.

drinking superstitions in India


Drinking Customs in India: superstitions and traditions in India. The drinking culture in India not always agreeable, especially when it comes to women.

Rituals in Kenya

Magical Kenya: Beliefs, Superstitions and Customs of the main ethnic groups in Kenya. Rituals and traditions in different stages of life.

Customs and Beliefs Uganda

Superstitious Uganda

Superstitious Uganda: Beliefs and Common Superstitions. Rituals and Customs connected to the different stages of life in Uganda

luck in Uganda

Superstitions in Uganda

Common superstitions in Uganda. Tapping the head – Farming superstitions – Naming the baby – Witch Doctors – and much more

Local Indian dressing customs

Indian Dressing Customs

Tips on what to wear in India; Outfits, footwear and accessories while visiting the country. Pick up the local dressing customs of India.

Irish Folklore

Explore old Irish Folklore and mystical beliefs. Fairies threatening babies, the mischievous Puca, the tests of bravery, the apple peel ritual and much more

Indian wedding traditiions and superstitions

Wedding Customs in India

Some of the deep-rooted wedding customs and superstitions in India. Become familiar with the traditions and rituals of an Indian wedding.

good luck symbols Thailand

Superstition in Thailand

See the list of protective amulets in Thailand. Read about bird and animal superstitions. Discover much believed notions and beware of the ghosts of Thailand.


A guide to good luck and bad luck omens, superstition, rituals and traditions in Poland; Standalone beliefs and those associated with concrete occasions, such as meals, weddings, or special dates.

Luck symbols India

Superstitions in India

Rituals, Traditions, Superstitions and Good Luck Symbols in India; How to get good luck and avoid bad luck in India. Three top lucky places in India

Top 10 Superstitious Festivals in India

10 Superstitious Festivals in India. Discover some very unusual festivals in India; Thaipusam is the festival that gives chills, get beaten in Lathmar Holi, worship your dog and get a taste of immortality

Mexico Superstitons introductory guide

Superstition in Mexico Introductory Guide

In this introductory guide we will take a look on how people of Mexico get lucky and unlucky. It all happens through charms or amulets, rituals, folk tales, special dates and locations, food or even sports.