Sampling the local food is a wonderful part of traveling. And food carts and street food abound — but is the food safe or likely to make you sick?
More than once, tourists have come up to us as we’re getting food from a cart and said something along the lines of “don’t you know you shouldn’t eat that?”
Well, we’ve eaten from street carts not just in the US, but around the world: Mexico, Japan, Turkey, and all through Africa, South America, and Central America. The food is delicious and we’ve never gotten sick.
And we’re not alone . . . most cruisers eat street food and even have their favorite stands.
Listen in for the simple precautions we take when choosing where we eat . . .
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