From our tendency to speak loudly to the assumption that English is a universal language, Americans tend to stick out in a crowd. Let these examples inspire awareness so you can avoid being unintentionally cast as the stereotypical American tourist on your next vacation!
Speaking Too Loudly
Whether traveling by plane, bus or train, the world appreciates an inside voice. Remember: raucous is rude. Even if the conversation is pleasant—but especially when it’s not—no one wants or needs to hear it. This rule also applies to guided tours, when silence is truly golden