What’s acceptable here is not always ‘the done thing’ in other countries, and we all worry about the possibility of making fools of ourselves. Luckily, you have our World Guide to Etiquette to help you avoid any embarrassing faux pas on your next trip.

Heading to Cyprus? Did you know that it’s polite to make sure you don’t leave any food on your plate when dining out? Or perhaps you’re jetting off to Malaysia? It’s customary there to give a firm, prolonged handshake when greeting new people.

Here you’ll find everything you need to know about driving rules, how to meet people and the top dos and don’ts of dining out for over 40 countries; you’re welcome.

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Driving

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Speed limit

Urban speed limit

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Highway speed limit

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Meeting People

Handshake

How to address

Dining

Raising a toast

Tipping

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