I believe that Germans are very strict about this because the whole German society is very formal when it comes to greeting people.
When you create your free profile on Date Christian, you'll be able to search for Christian singles in Bavaria on the only faith-based website that caters to Catholic singles.It is custom to sit down for breakfast in the morning with at least 2 Weisswurst, 2 pretzels and a beer. For a while I had to have Hans peel my sausages, but now I’m a grossed-out Pro! I couldn’t believe that this good German beer was being watered down with lemonade! As an American, I had no idea what this was or when was the appropriate time to drink it since in my family, we never drank it.Along with your meal, it is necessary to have a sweet mustard to dip your sausage into before taking a bite of your pretzel swallowed by a gulp of (for me) Weizen beer! I thought Germans had it all figured out until one day my roommate ordered a Radler. Just so you know, Schnapps refers to a STRONG alcoholic beverage.Thankfully, Regensburg is EXTREMELY bike friendly and has special lanes dedicated specifically for riding your bike along main roads. Germans are very strict about keeping their work life and private life separate compared to us Anglo-Saxons, we love mingling with coworkers we have become friends with.All my life I have only ever made my friends through my workplace.
I’ll always pick up my hamburger with my hands, but sometimes I try to appear more European by stabbing my French Fries with my fork.I can always spot fellow Americans by the way we use our fork and knives.At one point, I even asked a student, “What countries have you visited? Us Americans would rather enter and exit a room without acknowledging the people we don’t know to avoid embarrassment. I was unprepared for this when I started riding my bike all over town until one day a Moped went flying past me!Granted the fact that they don’t really go so fast, but compared to a bike its much faster.When I lived in Baden-Württemberg, I never truly experienced the culture like I have done in Bavaria. So normally I’m ok with saying “No thanks, my own socks are enough”.