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Meet the Germans

10 faux pas to avoid in Germany

Want to fit in in Germany? Then you'd better know when to wish someone happy birthday and how to light your cigarette. Here's our guide for avoiding faux pas in Germany.

Each country has a set of unspoken rules. Not following them could earn you a laugh, a scolding or simply a weird look. Click through the gallery above for some inside tips on German etiquette. 

For more videos, articles and picture galleries on German culture and language, visit the Meet the Germans page

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