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Costumes can be defined as a cultural way a group of people or society manifests. As these actions are repeated over time, although not mandatory, they become common and characteristic of the group concerned.

Brazil is a country recognized as multicultural, acquired their customs through the influence of immigration and great mix of various ethnic groups present in the country.

As we travel, the shock to know the local culture costumes can be great. curious habits, or even strangers are present in various cultures. But some of them are worth to note carefully and even applied in our day-to-day. Check out some habits of other countries that are legal to take in our routine:

1. In Germany, it is very important to separate the trash

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To adopt the habit, find out about the separate waste collection sites in your city and practice at home.

2. In Spain, the siesta is made by all

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In addition to restoration, that nap after lunch is very beneficial, helping to reduce stress, improve creativity and concentration and rebalancing the nervous operation. In the country, even the trade closes its doors this period.

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3. In Germany, it is very common to give a gift of welcome

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Whenever a new neighbor moves into the neighborhood, it is common to present him. The country is traditionally offered a glass of salt and bread to the new residents, but any gift is welcome. This makes it easy to make friends.

4. In the US, tipping is a sign of respect

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Although some establishments in Brazil introducing this practice, it is not mandatory in most places. Leave a tip is the way to show that you are satisfied with the service and honor the site. It is worth separate extra value at the time of going to that his favorite restaurant.

5. In Hungary, it is very common to use the bicycle as a primary means of transportation

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As with other countries in Europe and even in Japan, using the bicycle as a primary means of transportation, as well as benefit from the welfare provided by exercise, is still contributing to the greenhouse gas emission reduction.

6. In France, it is correct to wait for the host to eat before starting the meal

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If you are invited for a dinner at the home of an acquaintance, even if hunger is great, the most appropriate is to wait for the host to start the dinner, showing respect.

7. In Italy, it is common to send a thank you card

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Be after a party or dinner, send a thank you card, and honor the hospitality and kindness of the party or dinner the owner also helps to strengthen the bonds of friendship.

8. In England, punctuality is sign of elegance

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The famous British punctuality shows respect and value the next time. If you hang back, and they think such a clumsy act, can still finish as lack of commitment. It is worth plan to arrive a few minutes before that important appointment.

9. In Japan, it is common to remove their shoes before entering the house

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For them, this act makes the "impure energy" do not enter the home, but beyond this belief, to remove their shoes before entering the house you will reduce by up to 85% of bacteria and dirt on the floor of your home. The ideal is to leave next to the entrance door to a pair of slippers, preventing you or walk barefoot visits.

10. In Australia, the picnic is a typical family program

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common activity to Australians, almost every park, square or beach has a table and stools for practice. Besides being a time of relaxation and enjoyment of nature, yet it provides good times with friends and family.

11. In Japan, it is common to work out before work or study

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Taiso, a choreographed morning gymnastics is performed by workers and students before the start of your journey. It is no secret that stretching and daily exercise in addition to "wake up" the body still bring long-term benefits. We have to move!

Small changes in routine and new habits can provide more health, wellness and good times with friends and family. Try introducing these customs in their day-to-day and bring the culture of other countries into your life.