Germany etiquette

  • What is the proper form of greeting?
  • How should I adress people?
  • What are the essentials of German dining etiquette?
Bayerischer Bob0175

Bratwurst, dumplings, Kraut and huge steins - everyone knows the stereotypes about Germans and their eating and drinking habits, but what is really important to know?  What are the things that are considered to be rude in Germany? Do I really always have to be on time? Is it necessary to bring a gift to a business meeting with a German?