We're used to engaging the Germans in a silent war over sun loungers and beach towels, but one battle they are welcome to win is the title for 'nation most likely to sunbathe nude'.
A poll by Expedia.co.uk has revealed the nation to be most likely to whip off their clothes for an all-over tan, with 17% of Germans indulging in the practice. The nation has won top place for the second year running in the 'Flip Flop Report'.
We Brits are unsurprisingly more prudish - only 11% of us feel confident enough to bare all, and in comparison to 40% of Danish women who have no problem going topless, only one-third of British women are alright with it.
When it comes to swimwear, the Germans also (unsurprisingly) opt for the teeniest of swimwear - 'banana hammocks' aka Speedos, with 39% sporting briefs on the beach.