Question: What is considered rude in Germany?

Germans are extremely punctual and well-mannered. Showing up late, losing your cool, or raising your voice are all considered rude and thoughtless. If you step out of line, dont be surprised or offended if someone corrects your behavior, as this is very common in the German culture.

How do you show respect in German?

Germans respect perfectionism in all areas of business and private life .DressBeing well and correctly dressed is very important.Casual or sloppy attire is frowned upon.For business, men should wear suits (dark colors) and ties. Women should wear dresses, suits, pantsuits, skirts and blouses.

Why do you look in the eyes when toasting?

Another theory is that, back in the Middle Ages, maintaining eye contact was a way of showing trust. The idea was that, if someone had poisoned their rivals drink, the poisoner would be watching the glasses when toasting, to ensure that none of the poisoned beverage splashed into their own.

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