People Share The Things That Their Home Country Is Most Known For

People Share The Things That Their Home Country Is Most Known For
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It's easy to feel homesick.

You travel far away, far from what you've known, to live somewhere else. During your excursion you'll let your mind wander, thinking back on the things you remember most of your homeland. The sights, the sounds, the smells, the sheer amount of alcohol you and your countrymen all drank.

Everyone's country of origin has something unique that stands out about it when comparing it to the rest of the world, and we're sharing them today.

Reddit user, ManavMishra07, wanted to know what makes your country stand out when they asked:

"What's your country known for?"

Sometime what your country is known for can be obvious, as if it needed to be written on the side of your flag or something.

Don't Forget The Socialized Healthcare

"Maple syrup and politeness."




Wait, So Who Lives In Them Now?

"Pyramids, for the last time we do not live in fucking pyramids okay"


"Sooo, do you just use them as weekend homes or something?"


Mountains As Far As The Chocolate Can See

"Chocolate, cheese, watches, neutrality and mountains."




Other times it can be all the fun stuff, the things most adults would love to do every time they go or the stuff teenagers get up to when they think no one is looking at them.

NOT How You're Thinking Of It

"Spiders, snakes, lizards, mosquitoes, flies, crocodiles, sharks, ants, toads and c-nts, lots of c-nts"




Learn Your Geography

"Weed and sex workers"

"Edit: Alright I think it’s time to clarify that Amsterdam is not a country, it’s the capital of a wonderful small country called the Netherlands. And while we’re at it, Holland is not a synonym of the Netherlands, it is only a part of it"


All Of The Fun Stuff

"Banks, castles, a very specific kind of molten cheese and a popular destination for our neighbouring countries to buy alcohol, cigarettes and coffee because it‘s cheaper"



"Used to buy cigarettes there when I was an au pair in Trier."


And then there's these, the stuff you kind of wish everyone would forget about your home country.

Now We Know What The Queen Gets Up To

"Bad teeth, tea, the queen and knife crime"


"Always wondered what the queen does anyways"


Rubbing It In Everybody Else's Face

"Spreading freedom at the point of a gun"


"There is literally nothing more American than that"


Know Your History

"A failed Artist."


"It doesn't matter how many Austrian artists are great there are always a failed one that spoils the bunch"


"Don’t worry. Most people think he’s German."


Turns Out The Nazis Ruined A Lot Of Things

"Chocolate, fries and beer."


"Much like our waffles we crumbled in the hands of the Nazis."


Don't be ashamed of where you came from. It's what made you who you are today.

Maybe be ashamed if they're still doing the stuff that made them infamous.

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