Sometimes it is confused with the lack of politeness. I hope the respondents will not be people who are easily offended, because it is not my intention to offend. None whatsoever.
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True. Usually, to become aware of our own "national" habits or traits we have to travel outside our own country. Only by comparison we realize that there are a lot of differences. That is what referred to as a cultural shock.
Likewise living in foreign countries one also finds the similarities.
Having lived in several I've always found that people are basically the same. We all want pretty much the same things for ourselves but often see a different path to achieve it.