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09/30/2015 11:31 am ET Updated Oct 01, 2015

10 International Dining Rules Every Traveler Should Know

Eat with your hands! 🙌
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Fitting in with the locals can be tough while traveling. But one of the easiest -- and most delectable -- ways to do so is by making use of local dining customs.

These savvy international dining rules from the experts at  Wimdu are the tools you need to fit in at the dinner table, no matter where your journey takes you. Keep in mind that customs vary and aren't held with equal strictness in every region -- you don't have to abandon your fork completely in Thailand, and it's okay to sip your drink in Georgia instead of guzzling -- but these are a great place to start if you want to truly eat like a local.


Curious Customs From Dinner Tables Around The World [Infographic] by the team at Wimdu

If you're looking to try some more casual dining around the world, head out to an international picnic: 

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