Live and behave like a local while in Germany—this bestselling updated guide shows you how!
Do you want to blend in when visiting Berlin? Make your way through Munich without turning heads? Navigate the narrow streets of an Alpine village like a pro? When in Germany, Do as the Germans Do makes it simple. This invaluable book delivers a crash course in German customs and heritage to help you transform yourself from a typical tourist into a connoisseur of culture. You’ll learn how to avoid embarrassing blunders and enrich your travel experience.
Featuring 125 articles, this updated collection of cultural dos and don’ts covers a broad range of topics, including food, art, pop culture, politics, business, entertainment, home life, history, and education. You’ll find authoritative answers to questions such as:
•At a restaurant, should I find my own table or wait to be seated?
•What is a suitable topic for small talk with a stranger in Germany?
•Are gas stations open on Sundays?
•What is the fastest train service in Germany?
•What can you pay for with a BahnCard in Germany?