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Not taking Fido for a walk

Not taking Fido for a walk
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Rome has some strict animal rules: walking your dog is a requirement by law. If you don’t, you could be fined $700.

Running out of petrol

Running out of petrol
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In Germany, you’re banned from stopping your vehicle on the Autobahn, so running out of petrol is a big no-no. You’re also not allowed to walk on the Autobahn. If you do, you can be fined $100 for putting other drivers in danger.

Chocolate eggs

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In the United States, Kinder Surprise Candy Eggs are banned. Since these chocolate treats come with a little toy inside, they have been deemed a choking hazard. People have been detained in airports trying to smuggle in this confectionery from Canada.

High heels

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Ever since 2009, people in Greece have been banned from wearing heels at all historical sites. The point on high-heeled shoes puts too much pressure on the ground and it can chisel away at the architectural sites.

Here are 10 more Europe tourist rules you didn’t know you had to follow. 

Coins

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In Canada, you’re not allowed to use more than 25 pennies per transaction. This was one of the country’s laws to phase out the coin, which started in 2013.

Lip-syncing

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In 2005, the president of Turkmenistan banned lip-syncing to preserve “true culture.” He also banned opera and ballet, saying that they were unnecessary.

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Memes

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Due to Australia’s strict copyright rules, it’s illegal to create and share memes. Section 132A part 2 of the Copyright Act says, “distributing an infringing article that prejudicially affects the copyright owner” is against the law.

Blue jeans

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In North Korea, you aren’t allowed to wear blue jeans – but don’t worry, black jeans are still OK. The colour blue is associated with the United States, so North Korea doesn’t let their citizens wear them.

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