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Dining Etiquette Around the World

Do you know your dining etiquette while traveling? Even if you think you do, you’re most likely to find a few surprises in this great infographic by Restaurant Choice. Belching, slurping, tipping, forks, chopsticks, sharing, and general customs from around the world!
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Tokyo’s tallest attraction is ready to open

After four years of construction the Tokyo Sky Tree is only a few weeks away from opening its doors to the public on May 22, 2012. It is now the world’s tallest tower measuring in at an astonishing 2080ft or 634 meters tall and is the premier destination to enjoy breathtaking views of Tokyo.

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Christmas Shinuku, Tokyo, Japan

Christmas in Tokyo, Japan, a Unique Experience

Christmas exists in Tokyo as it does at home, there are Christmas trees, decorations and Kentucky Fried Chicken?!  Well, maybe it is not exactly like home but Christmas does exist in Japan.

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Destinations for the Tech Tourist

The technology you can see says a lot about the city you’re in. Some of the most significant advancements in technology over the last few decades have drastically altered the way we experience the urban environment. Services like mTrip have revolutionized the tourist literature market – you’ve got interactive, multimedia resources in the palm of your hand, whereas five years ago you’d have had to make do with a guidebook or tourism office.

Each city has something unique to offer the world of technology. Whether it’s a vital tool or just a simple gadget, we’re impressed and have listed them below. So without further ado, here are the top five destinations for the tech tourist.

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mTrip travel apps for free

mTrip Travel Guides offering free travel apps today

With the launch of seven new travel guides for spring, we will be offering them for free today in the Apple App Store. In the Android market, the 11 selected apps will be discounted to 0.99 Thursday and Friday, perhaps even longer so keep an eye out! Along with the 7 new city guides, some of our older destinations will be on offer for free: Tokyo, Beijing, Singapore & Shanghai. All apps go back to regular price ($5.99) afterward so don’t miss out on this promotion!

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mTrip’s iPhone travel apps

mTrip’s Android travel apps