Did you know in Japan, it is considered polite to slurp on your noodles? Where in the world is it a no-no to eyeball someone else’s dinner? And in some countries, you should always arrive early when invited to someone’s home; while in others, turn up as late as possible.
Knowing the dining dos and don’ts of the countries you travel to can prevent an embarrassing faux pas.
British silverware manufacturer Langfords has compiled a handy list that details the local eating habits of Japan, the Middle East, South Africa, and many other places.
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This article was originally published on May 10, 2016.