Cultural differences are what makes us all unique and what greatly contributes to the excitement of travelling when you get to discover some particularities of a destination that aren't too or at all common in your home country. Eating rotten fish might sound slightly (and literally) off to you, but it’s totally normal in Sweden. Having two passports from the same country is common in Russia, but might not exist where you live. And the practice of eating fried Mars bars might not be the most popular one in North America, but it’s common in Scotland, or seeing police driving Lamborghini as their work car in Italy might not be seen anywhere else.

Check out the list of some strange things from that are only common in certain countries, vote for the weirdest ones, and let us know if you've experienced them in the comments.

#1

Luxembourg's Public Transportation Is Free

Luxembourg's Public Transportation Is Free

In 2020, the public transport was made free for all locals and visitors alike.

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Hans
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1 month ago

The efficiency gains must be tremendous.

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#2

Nepal's Flag Is Non-Rectangular

Nepal's Flag Is Non-Rectangular

The only modern country in the world with a non-quadrilateral flag is Nepal and it is said to derive from Hinduism.

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Sum Guy
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1 month ago

Stop trying to fit in... do your own s**t

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#3

There’s A Lamborghini In The Italian Police Fleet

There’s A Lamborghini In The Italian Police Fleet

A few years ago, a Lamborghini was added to the police vehicle fleet in Italy, and it’s probably quite fast and, well, impressive to look at.

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mulk
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1 month ago

I think they have only one Lamborghini

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#4

In Scandinavian Countries, Parents Leave Their Kids To Nap Outside In Cold Temperatures

In Scandinavian Countries, Parents Leave Their Kids To Nap Outside In Cold Temperatures

Most Scandinavian parents think that it's healthier to expose their children to as much fresh air as possible. Therefore, they leave them outside to take their naps.

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Mere Cat
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1 month ago

A Finn here. I know babies that didn't want to nap inside at all, my sister's kid as one of them. Slept like a dream outside, even in extremely cold weather. And was completely warm and happy when woke up. It's all about proper clothing, sleeping bags etc. :)

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#5

In Japan, Traffic Lights Seem To Be Blue

In Japan, Traffic Lights Seem To Be Blue

As the word for green originally didn't exist till later and 'blue' was used to refer to both green and blue, Japan uses the most blue shade of green that is legally possible.

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Titas Burinskas
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1 month ago

Actually, it's quite colorblind-friendly.

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#6

Bathtubs Made Of Wood Are Used In Japan

Bathtubs Made Of Wood Are Used In Japan

The ofuro baths are for sitting and soaking in hot water and are not frequently found around the world.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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1 month ago

Very tiny bath tub. Don't think my fat a**e would even fit in lol.

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#7

Colombians Drink Hot Chocolate Cheese

Colombians Drink Hot Chocolate Cheese

The sweet cocoa drink is consumed with savory cheese slices. And if you've tried it, you know that it's quite delicious, but surely not common elsewhere.

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Iggy
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1 month ago

This actually sounds fantastic.

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#8

In France, Milk Is Not Refrigerated

In France, Milk Is Not Refrigerated

Most of the milk sold in France is pasteurised at UHT (ultra high temperature) and therefore doesn't have to be stored in cold.

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Shelp
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1 month ago

...and doesn't look like that either

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#9

Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu

Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu

This place in New Zealand is said to have the longest name and it's 85 characters. Have you tried to pronounce it?

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Shelp
Community Member
1 month ago

Well it seems quite easy to pronounce, consonant/vowel/consonant/vowel etc. Just take a deep breathe and go

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#10

People In The UK Have A Competition To Roll After A Giant Cheese Wheel

People In The UK Have A Competition To Roll After A Giant Cheese Wheel

The annually held Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling is a competition where people race down the 200-yard hill chasing a giant wheel of cheese.

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Jayne Kyra
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1 month ago

And in 2020 they rolled a Babybel cheese down the hill since the event had to be cancelled.

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#11

Some East Asian Countries Wore Face Masks Pre-Pandemic

Some East Asian Countries Wore Face Masks Pre-Pandemic

In countries like South Korea, for the safety of others, people would wear face masks even when having a common cold prior to the pandemic.

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Sum Guy
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1 month ago

And I think it should be common practice when you have a common cold

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#12

In The Netherlands, Stairs Are Usually Very Steep And Narrow

In The Netherlands, Stairs Are Usually Very Steep And Narrow

To some foreigners, staircases in the Netherlands might look more like a health risk than anything. Historically, the buildings were built up rather than out, saving all the centimeters possible.

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Hecking Heavy
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1 month ago

Fall down the stairs with more fall this time! Yay!

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#13

In Ecuador, The Trash Trucks' Tune Is Similar To What Ice Cream Trucks Play In The USA

In Ecuador, The Trash Trucks' Tune Is Similar To What Ice Cream Trucks Play In The USA

If you are visiting Ecuador, you might mistake the garbage truck tune with an ice cream tune and get highly disappointed.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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1 month ago

Thank f**k our trucks don't have a tune, especially when they can come at 6am.

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#14

You Can Walk From The North To The South Of Monaco In About An Hour

You Can Walk From The North To The South Of Monaco In About An Hour

Due to the size of this country, you can easily walk the length of the whole country. How convenient!

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Hecking Heavy
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1 month ago

Vatican City is also another country you can walk across in less than 60 minutes!

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#15

There Are 'Bra Studies' In Hong Kong

There Are 'Bra Studies' In Hong Kong

At Hong Kong polytechnic, you can major in Bra Studies, where Top Form manufacturer has its lab and factory.

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Iggy
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1 month ago

That was uplifting.

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#16

In Italy, Restaurants Include Service Charge

In Italy, Restaurants Include Service Charge

You are not expected to tip in Italy as it is quite normal for the service charge to be added to the bill.

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Shelp
Community Member
1 month ago

Same in most of Europe as far I know. I don't even understand how people in the US can expect the waiters to rely uniquely on tips in order to survive, and how some people still want to do that job.

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#17

In Italy Cappuccino Is More Of A Breakfast Drink

In Italy Cappuccino Is More Of A Breakfast Drink

Italians associate milk with mornings; cappuccinos are traditionally drank as a morning beverage.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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1 month ago

I always thought espressos were a morning drink to get you going.

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#18

Fried Mars Bars Are A Thing In Scotland

Fried Mars Bars Are A Thing In Scotland

This food item of questionable health value originated in Scotland in a fish and chips shop. It's battered and deep-fried. Would you like to try?

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Iván Galarraga
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1 month ago (edited)

it's actually quite delicious, but wait till cool down unleast you want to burn your tongue with hot chocolate

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#19

In Thailand, There Is A Nationwide Water Fight In April

In Thailand, There Is A Nationwide Water Fight In April

If you are into water fights as much as Thai people, you should participate in Songkran, the Thai New Year's national holiday (13th of April). The water fight is a part of ritual cleansing during the celebration period.

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
1 month ago

Sounds like fun, I know my kids would have a blast.

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#20

Bamboo Poles Are Used As Drying Rails In Singapore

Bamboo Poles Are Used As Drying Rails In Singapore

Don't be surprised seeing clothing drying on bamboo poles in this country—the bamboo material is widely available, making it quite a popular tool to dry things.

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Mike Morton
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1 month ago

Oh hey that's my country

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#21

In Thailand, People Remove Their Shoes Before Entering A Building

In Thailand, People Remove Their Shoes Before Entering A Building

One of the things related to feet etiquette in Thailand is taking one's shoes off before entering a building—that's to keep dirt from the outside outdoors.

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Mia Quest
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1 month ago

All Arabs and Asians do that too :)

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#22

There Are No Street Names In Costa Rica

There Are No Street Names In Costa Rica

Although some streets might have names, they might not necessarily have signs, so the addresses in Costa Rica are still described by local landmarks.

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M O'Connell
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1 month ago

It appears that mailing addresses are on a grid, regardless of the street pattern. I have relatives who live in a US municipality that does this too.

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#23

In Some Parts Of Highways In Germany, Speed Limit Is Only A Recommendation

In Some Parts Of Highways In Germany, Speed Limit Is Only A Recommendation

On the federal highway system AKA autobahn in Germany, the speed limit in certain places is only a recommendation and drivers can choose to drive as fast as they want.

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Ritchat
Community Member
1 month ago

That's not 100% correct. We do have speed limit on the Autobahn and they have to be obeyed. But we do have a sign that cancels the last speed limit. THEN you are allowed to drive as fast as you want. So it's only allowed on specific sections of the Autobahn.

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#24

In Slovakia, A Live Carp Is Kept In A Bathtub Before Preparing It For Christmas Dinner

In Slovakia, A Live Carp Is Kept In A Bathtub Before Preparing It For Christmas Dinner

A Christmas tradition in Slovakia is letting the carp that is meant for dinner swim in the bathtub for a few days to clean its tract, since it's a bottom feeder. And, well, people don't take baths unless they want to share the tub with a fish.

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Jayne Kyra
Community Member
1 month ago

It is also killed in the tub and people keep a scale from the carp in their wallet to attract money. Thankfully, we have never done it, but it is still a thing.

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#25

Sitting In A Sauna In Finland Can Be A Competition

Sitting In A Sauna In Finland Can Be A Competition

World sauna endurance championships were so famed that people from different countries would compete in this extreme activity in the homeland of saunas—Finland.

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
1 month ago

If I remember rightly a guy died a year or two ago whilst doing one of these competitions. I can barely last 5 mins in a sauna.

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#26

People In The Netherlands Don't Use Curtains

People In The Netherlands Don't Use Curtains

It seems that the Dutch don't mind people looking into their homes. This might be coming from Protestant religious traditions and the notion of 'I have nothing to hide.'

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Foxxy (The Original)
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1 month ago

Eek, I would absolutely hate that.

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#27

Russians Have 2 Passports

Russians Have 2 Passports

Citizens of Russia have two passports: one national passport that serves more like an ID and a passport for travelling abroad.

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Samantha PandaNotBored
Community Member
1 month ago

The Russian train stations are something else . Each one different, each one beautiful. You can travel from Moscow to St Petersburg economy for around £4 Stay in a YMCA instead of a small room , they are much cleaner and very cheap . The Russians have a wonderful dessert , it’s like a doughnut, but much much more yummy . Cheap too !

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#28

South Koreans Think That Writing In Red Ink Is A Bad Omen

South Koreans Think That Writing In Red Ink Is A Bad Omen

In the past, writing someone's name in red in the book registry meant that the person is deceased.

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mulk
Community Member
1 month ago

"red pen shop": oooooh noooooooo

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#29

In Brazil, Hair Lightening Is Just As Popular As Hair Removal

In Brazil, Hair Lightening Is Just As Popular As Hair Removal

Some women in Brazil like to bleach their body hair rather than remove it completely in order to keep the light fuzz.

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Iggy
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1 month ago

It's a good idea. A lot less painful.

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#30

Unmarried 25-Year-Olds In Denmark Get Covered In Cinnamon

Unmarried 25-Year-Olds In Denmark Get Covered In Cinnamon

This messy tradition derives from spice sellers in 16th-century Denmark who were famed to be single and were called 'pepper men' and this makes a perfect extra excuse to party more. So why not?

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Birgit M
Community Member
1 month ago

Whoa! I once had a Tequila Gold that comes with a piece of orange covered in cinnamon. I accidentally inhaled a tiny bit of that powder and nearly choked to death!

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#31

Some Streets In Japan Don’t Have Names

Some Streets In Japan Don’t Have Names

Due to the different addressing system in Japan, the blocks have names instead of the spaces between them (streets).

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Nizumi
Community Member
1 month ago

I vaguely remember that addressing mail in Japan works like this: Country, province, city, ward, block, house, person. Kind of a "drill down" method of writing the address. Neat!

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#32

People In Singapore Reserve Seats In Public Eateries

People In Singapore Reserve Seats In Public Eateries

As you need to order food from the counter and risk not being able to find a seat, Singaporeans leave anything from umbrellas to packs of tissues to maintain seats reserved for when they return with their purchased meal.

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Dark_flame
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1 month ago

Not limited to Singapore, I'd say... I'm from Northern Europe and it isn't an uncommon custom here

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#33

There's A Dessert In Turkey That Contains Chicken Breast

There's A Dessert In Turkey That Contains Chicken Breast

Shredded chicken breast in a milk dessert, anyone? Tavuk göğsü is a sweet served in Turkey that might be not to everyone's taste.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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1 month ago

Doesn't sound very appealing.

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#34

While Taking Photos, Dutch Say “Smile At The Little Bird”

While Taking Photos, Dutch Say “Smile At The Little Bird”

Surprisingly, instead of saying "cheese" (after all, a lot of cheese is made in the Netherlands), the Dutch say "Lach eens naar het vogeltje" ("Smile at the little bird").

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Russell Ellwardt
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1 month ago

Because, in the 19th century when photos were taken in studios with long exposures, photographers had a little bird figure indeed to focus people's attention and thus their view. This is not a Dutch thing. Just like most entries in this thread, this one is crap.

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#35

In Sweden, Rotten Fish Is A Food Item

In Sweden, Rotten Fish Is A Food Item

Lightly salted and fermented Baltic sea herring has been in Swedish cuisine since the 16th century and it's famed for its extremely particular taste.

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Dark_flame
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1 month ago

I don't know anyone who's tasted it tho, born and raised in the capital of Sweden

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#36

Swedes Cool Their Drinks Outside

Swedes Cool Their Drinks Outside

A perk of having cold winters in Sweden is that you can cool your drinks outside in the snow. Perhaps a few countries take advantage of infinite alcohol cooling opportunities outdoors.

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Dark_flame
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1 month ago

Think this might be quite usual in most countries with cold winters?

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#37

In The Netherlands, It's Common To Answer The Phone With 'Hoi'

In The Netherlands, It's Common To Answer The Phone With 'Hoi'

No matter how bizarre it sounds, it's normal for the Dutch to answer the phone with the very old-school 'hoi,' that even gave the roots for the nautical term 'ahoy.'

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A H
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1 month ago

I live here in the Netherlands, speak Dutch, and I don't understand how this is weird. "Hoi" just means hi and it isn't 'old school' at all

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#38

The UK And Some Other Countries Still Drive On The Left Side

The UK And Some Other Countries Still Drive On The Left Side

Driving on the left side of the road is a feudal heirtage of the days when it was more convenient to hold and use swords in the right hand and have any opposing traffic on the same side in order to fight them.

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All Lives Matter
Community Member
1 month ago

Yes we do, is this weird??

Alma Mater
Community Member
1 month ago

Your alias is weirder

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Sum Guy
Community Member
1 month ago

It's not weird....

Up All Night
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1 month ago (edited)

No one said it's weird... just uncommon on the planet. The majority is RHT.

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Treessimontrees
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1 month ago

This is not rare - all these places drive on the left: Australia Christmas Island Cocos (Keeling) Islands Cook Islands Fiji Kiribati Nauru New Zealand Niue Norfolk Island Papua New Guinea Pitcairn Islands Solomon Islands Samoa Tokelau Tonga Tuvalu Asia Bangladesh Bhutan Brunei East Timor Hong Kong Indonesia India Japan Macao Malaysia Nepal Pakistan Singapore Sri Lanka Thailand Africa Botswana Kenya Lesotho Malawi Mauritius Mozambique Namibia South Africa Swaziland Tanzania Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe Europe Akrotiri and Dhekelia Cyprus Guernsey Ireland Isle of Man Jersey Malta United Kingdom South America Guyana Suriname Caribbean Basin Anguilla Antigua and Barbados Bahamas Barbados British Virgin Islands Cayman Islands Dominica Grenada Jamaica Montserrat Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Trinidad and Tobago Turks and Caicos Islands U.S. Virgin Islands Other Islands Bermuda Falkland Islands Maldives Saint Helena

Oerff On Tour
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1 month ago

Originally everywhere one traveled on the left. Then Napoleon Bonaparte won a decisive battle by attacking from the right. He then made it mandatory to travel on the right side of the road to commemorate this lucky victory. Since then countries that were influenced by Napoleon started doing the same. Brittain (that included Ireland at the time), being it's arch enemy, of course didn't (they lost the battle) so countries under the British influence still drive on the left.

Allen Lavine
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1 month ago

Is this true cause it sounds so crazy

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Alditekim
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1 month ago

What do you mean "still"? As if driving on the right is the modern future

Robyn Corboy
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1 month ago

We drive on the left side in Australia!

Strahd Ivarius
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1 month ago

that is because Australia is upside down!

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Radek Suski
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1 month ago

Why "still"? It's not like they're considering to change it

Up All Night
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1 month ago

You would be surprised! There is a map on Wikipedia about countries that switched from left to right or from right to left. I didn't know but my country also switched once.

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Judes
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1 month ago

Lots of countries drive on the left, for example, India, Japan, Australia and South Africa.

Tom
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1 month ago

And also most Pacific Islands. Fact - Samoa (formerly Western Samoa which is different to American Samoa), switched from driving on the right to the left back in 2009, the first country to do such a switch in a long time. Primarily because most cars were being imported from left hand driving New Zealand and Australia.

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JennyLaRue
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1 month ago

Why is this difficult for tourists to understand? Lots of countries drive on the left

Kade MacNeill
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1 month ago

Actually, only about 30% of the world's countries drive on the left side

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denzoren
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1 month ago

I'm in the Caribbean and we drive on the left...I can't imagine it being any other way.

Martha Hubbs
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1 month ago

I think I died about three times in a cab in the Bahamas!! I had NEVER seen someone drive so fast on little crowded roads! Cracks me and my husband up every time we go to the Caribbean!! White knuckle rides, for sure!! Lmao!!

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*me*
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1 month ago

YEAH WELL NO DUH EVERYONE KNOWS THAT

Donkey boi
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1 month ago

I'm sorry, does that actually say, ' it was more convenient to hold and use swords in the right hand'?. Does nobody else think that's a really strange thing to say?

Up All Night
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1 month ago

Sounds like Brits fought with every guy coming at them, but not those who were attacking from behind of from the left. Plus the mental image of modern drivers swinging swords from the car's window... 🚘⚔🚘

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No.
Community Member
1 month ago

why do people care so much about this?

Up All Night
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1 month ago

Because foreigners frequently cause accidents by not being accustomed to driving on the right/left side, even if they know the rule. THAT'S WHY.

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NgatiDreadz
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1 month ago

This should be re titled "Americans drive on the wrong side of the road"

surprised pikachu
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1 month ago

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I can't stand people like you. You. Are. Not. Superior. This website is full of toxic europeans like you.

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Katherine Boag
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1 month ago

Some othe countries *cries in NZ*

Hogswallop
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1 month ago

There, there. *Sympathises in Australian*

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Essex Eagle
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1 month ago

Yes because that is the correct side to drive on.

littlesaresare
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1 month ago

Most languages read left to right, humans naturally look left to right, etc. So it seems weird to me that most countries drive on the right. Staying left seems like a more natural/logical default. 🤷‍♀️

Dave Thorpe
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1 month ago

Dates back to when we used to fight on horseback and the swords were held in the right hand.

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Don't Look
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1 month ago

WTF do you mean still? It's not like it's --- geez.

Among Us
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1 month ago (edited)

They do that in Hong Kong as well... because it was taken over by England...

Kitti B.
Community Member
1 month ago

So?

Ray Martin
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1 month ago

This explanation is utter nonsense.

Up All Night
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1 month ago

Like most things based on tradition.

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Nick P
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1 month ago

Most of the ex- British colonies drive on the left side which actually got adopted due to the British ruling them once upon a time...

Tim Fountain
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1 month ago

"Some other countries". Like Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, Kenya, Ireland, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mozambique, Pakistan, Thailand, for example? Oh and at least one part of the USA - The US Virgin Islands!!!!

Wubbleyew
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1 month ago

Doesn't the majority of the world?

Shadow
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1 month ago

I didn't know it was a hold over of using swords but that makes sense! cool!

JXXXF
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1 month ago

What do you mean still? hahaha

Shelley DuVal
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1 month ago

Australia, New Zealand also drive on the left.

Kade MacNeill
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1 month ago

I don't know about New Zealand, but Australia does that because they're upside down

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RoseTheMad
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1 month ago

Ooh, Durham! beautiful place to visit!

Timmy Pillinger
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1 month ago

They missed Bernard Castle.

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James the boba boi
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1 month ago

Also normal

Samantha PandaNotBored
Community Member
1 month ago

Not weird . Safe

Suzanne Haigh
Community Member
1 month ago

Why not? No one says why we be better to change to the right do they?

Lena Hill
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1 month ago

.....”still”??

Gwynne Greene
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1 month ago

OMG I live near to Durham, 45 mins via bus :-0!! And I was born in South East London.

Mandy Delaforce (PC Girl)
Community Member
1 month ago

LOL Most do. Some?

Jo Davies
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1 month ago

All in all, 163 countries and territories have right-hand drive traffic while vehicles use the left-side in 76 countries. The bulk of countries that drive on the left are former British colonies including South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

Jacqueline Wilson
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1 month ago

What do you mean still? Left side way before anyone on the right side

Arenite
Community Member
1 month ago

Britain and countries that Britain held or had great influence in drive on the left. Normal people drive on the right.

Rob Williams
Community Member
1 month ago

Heritage...

Owen zzstu Brandt
Community Member
1 month ago

When i moved from Hong Kong to the US it took a week or two to get used to walking or driving on the right side.

Bianca Du Toit
Community Member
1 month ago

And in South Africa too.

TexasWoman
Community Member
1 month ago

I always wondered why it was like that........makes sense now.

kwakka61
Community Member
1 month ago

Of course we do, if we drove on the right we'd have a head on collision.

Dariusz M. D.
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1 month ago

No !!!! Cannot be right.

Camilla Koutsos
Community Member
1 month ago

Yeah. I think it's dumb. We (Aotearoa/NZ), the UK, the Aussies, Singapore, and Japan do. I'm not sure who else does.

Robert T
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1 month ago

What do you mean STILL? There are very few countries who have actually switched. Only one I can remember is Sweden and that was in the 70's. Switching now would involve changing millions of road signs and markings.

Chris Thompson
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1 month ago

People in 163 countries (35% of the world's population) drive on the left.

Matthew Horne
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1 month ago

The thing about keeping to the left wasn't so much about that you could draw your sword and fight with your right hand. But that the sword were kept on the left side when not in use, so keeping to the left when passing meant the swords wouldn't clash.

Shadow4523
Community Member
1 month ago

i honestly think it is scary to ride in those, ive ridden a couple in London, it felt like the was going to tip lol

Kerryn Thomas
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1 month ago

And those of us who drive on the left feel the same when driving on the right, or trying to cross the road on foot

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Sac Shim
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1 month ago

In Japan as well..

Mark Anthony Brennan
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1 month ago

Not exactly "strange", is it?

Katherine Heasley
Community Member
1 month ago

Japan does this, too. I had to learn how when I moved there.

Sandra McMaster
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1 month ago

Well you can't joust to the right, sir, your lance would be in the wrong hand.

Vicky Zar
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1 month ago

Shocking

Alex Luiz
Community Member
1 month ago

Yep. We still occasionally wave our swords at oncoming traffic too :)

Zillyboy
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1 month ago

Now the lefties rule!

Gogubaci
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1 month ago

it felt weird when I drove in the UK at first, but now I find the other way weird lol

Loaloha
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1 month ago

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BlockDog02
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1 month ago

Yes, we do this in Ireland, but isn't it the same in the USA or wherever? Or India maybe?

Big
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1 month ago

Roads here in the USA see cars driving on the right side

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Brent Hollett
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1 month ago

It's actually "weird" to drive on the right and yet another of those "We have to force a change to say we decided" things. It's become more common now because Europe and the US made most of the cars, and the US didn't want to follow Britain 'back in the day' so they followed France.

Samuel @of.gods.and.monsters
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1 month ago

Most asian countries drive on the left. Its jot feudal. Its commonwealth. Like the metric system.

Up All Night
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1 month ago

That's not true

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A Random Panda
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1 month ago

When my family went to a cold place, we left our yogurts by the window. They were still good the next day.

Zadie the Swiftie
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1 month ago

What does this have to do with driving on the left side of the road?

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El Dee
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1 month ago

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I think there's only six countries in the world driving on the left?

Kade MacNeill
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1 month ago

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The Swedish Use A Special Cheese Slicer Instead Of A Knife

The Swedish Use A Special Cheese Slicer Instead Of A Knife

The Swedish are so serious about cheese that they use a cheese slicer (which is said to have been invented by Norwegians) instead of a regular knife.

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Dark_flame
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1 month ago

Didn't know this was uncommon in other countries, they seem to be available in other European countries as well?

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