Disguise yourselves as Canadians, EH!
That's a link to a CNN article about how to disguise yourselves as a Canadian.
Now I've seen it all.
When I was in Rome in 1984, I watched two US Air Force guys get the sh*t kicked out of them in a bar fight. They deserved it after the way they were acting. The locals tried to fight me too (assumed I was American) until I got out the Canuk passport. By the end of the night, they (the locals) were buying our table drinks.
Rule #1 when travelling abroad: leave the ego at home, wherever you are from. No one likes a rude traveller.