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Eat Like a Local
Avoid pricey tourist traps by eating at neighborhood restaurants where the locals eat, says Pauline Frommer of the Frommer's travel guides. Go up to someone on the street and ask where they would eat. If you're in a country that speaks another language, avoid places with menus in English. And never ask a hotel for recommendations: They're often paid to drive customers to certain restaurants.

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