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11. Posted by AlexT (Respected Member 245 posts) 11y

Fiona... I wouldnt say we are loud AND drunk... we are more loud WHEN drunk... not sure about the other peoples business thing either...

12. Posted by FionaNZ (Respected Member 903 posts) 11y

Quoting AlexT

Fiona... I wouldnt say we are loud AND drunk... we are more loud WHEN drunk... not sure about the other peoples business thing either...

Alex, when travelling you ARE Drunk not like us mild mannered Kiwi's

13. Posted by AlexT (Respected Member 245 posts) 11y

Quoting FionaNZ

Alex, when travelling you ARE Drunk not like us mild mannered Kiwi's

Hmmm... this is a bit of a pointless argument, I could go on forever about all the flaws of the Kiwi's and I'm sure you could do the same with Aussies... All I will say though is that Kiwi's hit the drink as much if not more than us.. and I think we are both as mild mannered as one another ;)

14. Posted by FionaNZ (Respected Member 903 posts) 11y

Quoting AlexT

Hmmm... this is a bit of a pointless argument, I could go on forever about all the flaws of the Kiwi's and I'm sure you could do the same with Aussies... All I will say though is that Kiwi's hit the drink as much if not more than us.. and I think we are both as mild mannered as one another ;)

Who said anything about arguments or flaws By the way, good luck this weekend

15. Posted by AlexT (Respected Member 245 posts) 11y

Luck won't be necessary!

16. Posted by Peter (Admin 5789 posts) 11y

Generalisations.. arggh. The root of all evil if you ask me. To answer the original question, if I had to pick a most annoying trait for a backpacker it would be 'stereotyping'. Anyone seen The Spanish Apartment?

17. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 11y

Generalisations are bad, m'kay

18. Posted by Mikey B (Respected Member 181 posts) 11y

I'd always found Canadians to be intelligent, open-minded, polite and generally easy going and cool.

'moscowmetr' is however a perfect example of why generalisations cannot hope to accurately sum up an entire nationality

19. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4136 posts) 11y

Quoting moscowmetr

Having this discussion with a friend of mine:

Most annoying backpacker/traveller/hostel persons by nationality:

1. Isreali
I am a jew, but I had my rucksack stolen from the hostel by an
isreali and another CB'd me from gettting hooked up with a beautiful local Pole in Warsaw. Number one on principle.

2. USA
no comment needed.

3. Aussie
loud, drunk and quite overly concerned in other peoples business. At least Asians mind there own business but will offer help when asked.

4. Germans
Take everything too serious and tend to be up tight.

5. Spanish
Seems like they always want to talk about passion and romance without the intelligence to back it up.

I find most Australians charming, intelligent, considerate and extremely good company; particularly myself

20. Posted by Pardus (Respected Member 2356 posts) 11y

The worst thing you can come across on your travels are Swiss accountants who have been living in Ireland for more than 4 years