11/03/2010 11:05 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

5 Customs To Keep In Mind When Abroad (PHOTOS)

It's said that when you're in Rome, you should do as the Romans do. But when you don't know what the Romans consider customary, it's easy to end up looking like a classless, impolite foreigner.

So as to not get branded with a scarlet "T" (for tourist) when you travel, our friends at One Travel have put together a roundup of cultural customs you should adhere to when visiting some countries around the world.

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Five Customs to Keep in Mind When Traveling