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It's fairly typical lớn take turns buying a round in Ireland. Adam Berry/Getty

It"s considered courteous to lớn go to the bar lớn bring back drinks for your entire table. This is called "getting your round in," according to lớn IrishCentral. Generally, everyone in the group should get up khổng lồ offer up a round at some point whether you"re asked khổng lồ or not.

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Combining seafood and cheese isn't very popular in Italy. Salvatore Laporta/AP

And you won"t want khổng lồ try to showroom cheese to your seafood dish, either. In Italy, it"s sometimes considered rude khổng lồ ask for anything that isn"t explicitly offered to you while dining out, according khổng lồ Revealed Rome.

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In Portugal, there's no salt & pepper on your table for a reason. iStock

It"s OK to địa chỉ cửa hàng a little extra salt or pepper lớn your plate as long as the condiments are already on the table. But according khổng lồ Lonely Planet"s "Portugal Travel Guide," asking a server to bring you salt và pepper is considered an offense to lớn the chef"s seasoning skills.


In Japan, slurping is considered a sign you enjoyed your meal. iStock

In some countries lượt thích the US, it can be considered rude to lớn make sounds when you chew or swallow your food. But in Japan, it"s a way khổng lồ show your hệ thống or chef that you enjoyed the meal, according lớn TripSavvy.

You probably shouldn't ask to split the bill in France. ESB Professional/Shutterstock

When in France, splitting the bill with fellow diners should be avoided when possible. You"re expected lớn offer to pay the entire bill or someone else is expected to vì so. However, in some cases, it is expected that the one who invites the group out for a meal should cover the check, according to Etiquette Scholar. Of course, according to French Today, there are some instances where splitting the bill is OK, like when dining out with a large group of people or with coworkers.

In Colombia & China, you may not want lớn entirely empty your plate. iStock

If you"re used khổng lồ cleaning your plate, you might want khổng lồ consider not doing so when dining in China. According khổng lồ Veem, it"s considered rude khổng lồ leave an empty plate because it"s as if you"re telling your host that he or she didn"t give you enough food. According to lớn Knoji, the same rule applies when dining in Colombia.

In China, just eat around the bones of the fish. iStock

In some parts of China, when you reach bone while eating one side of a fish, you must not flip the fish lớn continue eating. It is said that doing so symbolizes the capsizing of a fishing boat, according lớn Culinary Lore. Instead, you should remove the bone và continue eating.

Pay attention khổng lồ social cues. Max pixel

In Australia, people typically prefer not khổng lồ discuss business matters over a meal, according lớn Etiquette Scholar. Of course, it depends on the person or group you"re with, but you should pay attention lớn any cues from your fellow dining companions for good measure.

If you're served a full cup of tea in Kazakhstan, it could be interpreted as a social cue. iStock

In America, it"s pretty typical lớn get annoyed when your barista doesn"t fill your cup all the up. But in Kazakhstan, it"ll actually leave you satisfied since it is a good sign. According lớn Every Culture, half-filled cups are meant lớn keep your tea warm since your host will continuously fill your cup as a way khổng lồ keep the interaction going.

If your host or hệ thống were to fill your cup with tea, however, it is a sign that they might want you khổng lồ leave, according to Commisceo Global.

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In Georgia, you should wait for the toast before drinking your wine. Getty Images

If you ever find yourself at a supra, which is a traditional Georgian feast, you should avoid sipping your wine. According to Georgian Journal, you should instead wait for the toast and then drink the entire glass.

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