Some countries say a word of thanks before eating, others greet each other with a kiss on the cheek. Different cultures and nationalities have etiquettes and customs that define their day to day, and this is no exception to the way they court their lovers.

For the vagabonds or even the globetrotting couples, we’ve done the homework for you! Here are the dos and don’ts of dating around the globe. While taking them with a pinch of salt, respecting your partner’s customs is sure to win you brownie points. Who knows, maybe your whirlwind summer romance will blossom into something beautiful!