Many of us have heard more than once about a special way of life in Germany, different from ours. And about the zealousness and pedantry of the Germans and all the jokes go. In fact, these are not such jokes, and what seems strange to us is quite common in Germany. These 10 facts will prove that Germany in some moments is practically a parallel universe.
1. What’s in my name?
Most Germans despise “sticky” greetings and stick to handshakes. With regard to appeals, in Germany there is a certain regulation, which differs from the usual to us. If in Russia you can shout to your neighbor “Hello, Ivanovich” or say hello to your elder colleague “Hello, Alla!”, Then in Germany this will not work. Continue reading
Perhaps each of us at least once dreamed of being in Paris or Rome, imagining how he would breathe in the air, soaked in antiquity and admire the famous monuments. The pictures of tourist guides and television programs about traveling all look so rosy and romantic, only dreams sometimes break on the harsh reality, and famous sights do not cause a welcome thrill. We have collected 12 popular tourist cities, which in reality can be very disappointing. Continue reading
Every trip can be stressful before it starts. And in order to avoid this, it is worthwhile to think in advance what to take and start collecting.
First, a few words about the list. Do not make it the day before the trip. Personally, I make a list of things in a trip for a week, and then I add. But what things to take with you on a trip if the list is not made up? I will discuss this further in order of priority. Continue reading