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In Germany, are any of these jackets legally or socially acceptable for an American tourist?

You're looking for an "authoritative" answer, but this is a nuanced question and you're not going to get a black and white answer about this being acceptable or not. But if you insist on a ...
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In Germany, are any of these jackets legally or socially acceptable for an American tourist?

Is it illegal? As long as you wear it as part of your civilian clothes, lets say with blue jeans and normal shoes, nobody will think you are "in uniform" or impersonating anybody. You will ...
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In Germany, are any of these jackets legally or socially acceptable for an American tourist?

I can’t speak to Germany specifically, but most of the places in Europe I’ve been to, someone walking around in a plain (no camo, no rank/unit insignias, no official lettering), outdated military/LE ...
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In Germany, are any of these jackets legally or socially acceptable for an American tourist?

I have several friends who also wear the camo parka and it has never been a problem. Of course, you have to remove any shoulder boards showing the military rank, but wearing the camo parka is not a ...
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What to wear for a short excursion to Jungfraujoch and Mount Titlis in first week of May?

I'm less pessimistic compared the answer of @Willeke: If there is sun, sun (radiation) is strong, so you may not need too many layers. If it would be bad weather, sorry but you will not enjoy much and ...
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How do you pack your dirty clothing when moving from hotel to hotel?

Very old question, but I just saw it, and while I don't travel as much as before Covid, I just came back from a quick trip, HKG<>Germany, and needed space in my suitcase on the way back. So I ...
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What to wear for a short excursion to Jungfraujoch and Mount Titlis in first week of May?

Your trip will get you so high up the mountain that the temperature will likely be below freezing and can be well below that, think the temperature inside a freezer. What you need in clothing depends ...
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In Germany, are any of these jackets legally or socially acceptable for an American tourist?

Without knowing if this is reflected in the relevant laws, I think wearing a police uniform is much more problematic than wearing a military uniform, because soldiers don't have any special authority ...
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How do you pack your dirty clothing when moving from hotel to hotel?

I normally carry two laundry bags—one for the soiled clothes and the other to hold my just laundered clothes before placing them in my suitcase. Also, to hasten the drying of wet clothes, I wrap them ...
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