cheapflights.co.uk: Top 5 quirky New Year’s Eve traditions around the world What are your traditions!? I know many who celebrate the New Year in many ways. The list: Philippines - the noisiest time of year! Japan - many traditions, including eating buckwheat noodles and bell ringing. Spain - 12 grapes of luck. Scotland - from the Hogmanay to the Loony Dook... Mexico - look for the colorful underwear!?!