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Mind Your Manners: Be Sure to Eat With Your Hands, Slurp Your Soup and Skip the Tip

Dining customs vary around the world. Here's how to behave around the table in foreign lands.

When you were a child, a scolding grown-up or two may have told you to mind your table manners so that you’d grow up with good dining etiquette. But were you raised to have good manners at tables in different countries?

Here’s an etiquette cheat sheet for those times you’re traveling – and dining – abroad.

For Starters

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The Main Course

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Now read why the food in these countries is worth the effort.

Have you come across any of these customs on your travels? Tell us about it in the comments section below.


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