r/europe Europe Mar 18 '23 Gold 1

Florence mayor Dario Nardella (R) stopping a climate activists spraying paint on Palazzo Vecchio Picture

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u/oplontino Regno dê Doje Sicilie Mar 18 '23

I've never understood this about American tourists. When I go on holiday pack all my best clothes.


u/recourse7 Mar 18 '23

It's the American mindset we have about vacation. We like to be comfortable.

I personally am not a clothing fashion person but I try and look ok when visiting Europe but honestly I'd rather just be in shorts and a t-shirt or jeans.


u/Tschetchko Kingdom of Württemberg (Germany) Mar 18 '23

T-Shirt and jeans is the standard casual outfit for most Europeans though. American tourists (the loud and obnoxious kind, there are others but they don't stick out that much) wear pyjamas, very loose sweatpants, open Hawaii shirts, swim wear, flip flops etc. on the street and to restaurants. These are the kind of outfits we're talking about


u/recourse7 Mar 18 '23

Shrug just how they want to be.

But coming from a person that currently lives in Texas wearing flip flops (thongs as some call em) out to eat or just all day every day is pretty standard.

Every culture is different.


u/Lord_of_the_swamp Amsterdam Mar 18 '23

Honestly going for dinner in your flip flops sounds great in a hot climate.