They have many unusual habits that will make you wonder. Going to Germany, be prepared for sandwiches with raw ground meat or the lack of washcloths. Over time, everything can be used. It is not excluded that in the German oddities is rational. You won't know until you try. So, we offer the top 10 most unusual habits with a German accent.
In Germany, four-legged Pets are very popular and love. With a pet you can not stay all day: to go to a restaurant, Mall and store. The German authorities allowed the animals to visit seriously ill owners, who are confined to a hospital bed. A dog can come to daycare, nursing home.
It is important that the animal was well cared for, socialized, on a leash. The institution will offer the dog a bowl of water. In many restaurants, pubs and cafes dog can sit next to the host. Probably because the Germans contain not less than seven million dogs.
The Germans have one special meal is called Abendbrot. Translated, it means "evening bread." After dinner, as a snack offer you the bread of different varieties. German bakeries produce an incredible variety, from whole wheat to potato, with seeds of flax, pumpkin, sunflower. In the restaurants guests are treated to scones with different toppings.
The Germans are famous for frugality, probably that is why in Germany there was "foddering" — socio-ecological project to rescue usable food. Wanting to save food from disposal pour photos on a special website. Delicious with expiring sell with huge discounts.
This Internet resource is popular not only among ordinary Germans. Catering establishments, bakeries sell a lot of food. Here you can buy traditional bread, sandwiches, cheeses. Bakery free give a lot of baked goods.
In Germany, all residents follow the rules of the day. On Sundays the Germans do not make noise. Any day you want to be quiet in the middle of the day from 13.00 to 15.00 hours and at night from 22.00 PM to 07.00 am.
Frugality and purity to the creed of every German. There's even package products are washed before sending to processing. The rule includes even plastic bags. For processing only accept clean containers. No matter what it will turn into something else.
The Germans klassificeret potatoes for starch content. One distinguishes three classes, which must be indicated in the marking of the goods.
Loose potatoes called Mehligkochend. Due to high content of starch she quickly prepared, great for mashed potatoes. Fries and salads are prepared from Festkochend. For cooking soups designed potatoes Vorwirgend festkochend that will not fall apart during cooking.
Raw minced meat
The Germans have such confidence in the stores that is eaten raw minced pork or beef. Minced meat richly flavored with spices, onions. Mince spread on bread or creating amusing figures. The dishes of raw beef called "mett".
The Germans do not have the habit to scrub yourself in the shower with a loofah. They lather up with your hands. Because the shops are very hard to find a washcloth. If you are lucky enough to get a washcloth, she is not of quality to which you are accustomed.
The Germans closely follow drinking regime. But Sookie is not very popular. Usually they are mixed with mineral water. In summer, add ice cubes. In the winter — not cool. The drink is called sole.
Mailing every German name is more important than the apartment. Here residents identified by name, not numbers. Names pointing to door calls, mailboxes, intercoms. By the way, if want to Express respect to the interlocutor, feel free to contact by name.