If you frequently travel overseas, keeping abreast of dining etiquette can be surprisingly tough: what flies in one country might be considered poor manners in another, and vice-versa. This infographic from private accomodation site Wimdu explains ten unusual customs from food tables around the world.
Following the table manners of other cultures usually isn't unnecessary -- your hosts already know you're a foreigner and will excuse your ignorant faux pas accordingly. Nevertheless, it definitely can't hurt to demonstrate knowledge of local customs and etiquette. As such, the below tips could definitely come in handy. (We had no idea that using a knife to cut potatoes was considered poor form in Germany, for instance.)