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5 Things American Tourists Shouldn't Wear in Europe

Published July 21, 2023, 4:50 p.m. by Violet Harris

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Heading to europe & Not Sure What to Pack? Here are a few things that my fellow US travelers may want to avoid packing if they are traveling to europe.

1. Baseball Caps: Europeans in general do not wear baseball caps, especially backwards. You would be better served to wear a more traditional hat. You will see an occasional NY Yankee hat, but why not buy the fancy hat you always wanted instead?

2. Athletic Wear: Europeans tend to wear athletic wear to do sports, not to wear around town. There is a trend of more athleisurewear in europe, but it is not to the extent that there is in US.

3. Khakis: the omnipresent US male pant choice is not something you will see too often in europe. Go for colored pants or jeans. If you want khaki like pants wear Chinos instead of Dockers. The pants you will see are a thinner cut or "skinnier" fit than in the US.

4. Oversized US University Sweatshirts.

5. Sport Shoes or High Heals: US sport shoes and white socks are not quite as popular in europe as they are in the US. You may be better off with Urban Street shoes like Vans instead. Also, women should be careful with high heels as with all the cobblestone it is easy to hurt your ankles.

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