Scott Stevens

By Scott Stevens

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Weird Things You Didn’t Know About Bathrooms In Foreign Countries.

#6. Squat with strangers in the restrooms in China.

China uses pretty primitive bathroom settings. First of all they are unisex so you'll notice that's different right away. Most places offer nothing more than a hole in the floor to squat over.

Squat with strangers in the restrooms in China.

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#7. Russian bathrooms can be poorly constructed.

Russia hasn't really mastered the perfect bathroom yet. You will find toilets that sit side by side and even ones with backwards lids. Those people are lucky because at a lot of places there is nothing more than a hole in the ground.

Russian bathrooms can be poorly constructed.

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#8. In Scotland, it's normal to let strangers use your facilities

In Scotland, if you get a knock on the door from a stranger needing to use your facilities, it's normal to let them in to go. Yeah, try that here!

In Scotland, it's normal to let strangers use your facilities

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#9. Don't pee in the bidet while you're in Spain.

When you are in Spain you'll want to know which one you can pee in and which one you can't. One is meant for cleaning so you'll want to do your homework before taking on the public facilities.

#10. Your waste is sent to the ocean in Antarctica.

Antarctica doesn't come complete with awesome sewage systems. This is for obvious reasons. So most of the waste there is pumped right out into the Southern Ocean. It's not millions and millions of people doing it though so it's not as bad as it may sound.

Your waste is sent to the ocean in Antarctica.

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