BootsnAll Eurail staff shares the TOP NINE SECRET TIPS on riding the trains in Europe.
In France, if you put your feet on the seat in front of you, it’s a crime with strict punishment. The French women get really mad, and make you take a whiff of this. Secret Tip 1
In Italy, if you don’t make a seat reservation in advance, you are put on public display. Secret Tip 2
In Germany, everybody is required to wear the same clothes on the train. No Exceptions! Make sure to bring a pair of these. Secret Tip 3
In England, while the conductor is checking your Eurail pass, make sure to not stare at this part of his body. Secret Tip 4
In Amsterdam, everyone pretends to be in a coffee shop, but they don’t “drink” coffee. They smoke it. Secret Tip 5
In the Czech Republic, all the gorgeous women love to ride the train with foreigners. Secret Tip 6
In you are American, you can blend with Europeans by dressing Euro-style. Dress like this. Secret Tip 7
Be careful around Australians. They are loud, obnoxious and sometimes bring large reptiles with them. Secret Tip 8
Kiwis are the exact opposite of Australians, but are sometimes difficult to see. Secret Tip 9
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