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Babyboop1983 Babyboop1983 8 years
love new food!!! is the fun of travel!!
lms lms 9 years
I will definitely try different foods wherever I go. I tried Ostrich and Boar in South Africa. The Ostrich tasted like beef and the Boar tasted like barbecued pork. Oh, and I have tried Alligator, which taste like chicken. I am quite adventurous when it comes to food.
saffy1227 saffy1227 9 years
Really depends.
SU3 SU3 9 years
I love trying out new dishes, but I'm definitely a bit hesitant sometimes. I definitely agree with a lot of the above though - one of the best things about traveling is trying out different foods!
AucuneRancune AucuneRancune 9 years
Ha - I didn't realize that response was almost verbatum to one of the multiple choices :)
AucuneRancune AucuneRancune 9 years
That's half of the reason I travel!!
DCStar DCStar 9 years
Oh Absolutely. Half my reason for traveling is for the food! I can't understand when I am traveling with somebody, and they want to eat at a McDonalds or are afraid to try anything!
figurine figurine 9 years
Thanks for the helpful link, mellie_608. :)
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
Where's the genuine part, otherwise? :)
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 9 years
OMG yessssssssssssssssssssssss!!!!!!!!!!!!
amber_castaldo amber_castaldo 9 years
My husband has a try it first policy. We were vegetarians for years but since our last trip to boston my husband has been eatting fish. We try it all!
andrea426 andrea426 9 years
I'm a definite fan of ethnic food! I'm up for new things, as long as it doesn't have meat! :D
wowjules wowjules 9 years
Absolutely! You wouldn't go to India to eat McDonalds (even though their McDonalds differs from ours).
1missy 1missy 9 years
Yes absolutely! That's what makes a trip more exciting.
mellie_608 mellie_608 9 years
If you're traveling, check out this CDC website! You can enter the country you are traveling to and receive all the updated health information for that area.
mellie_608 mellie_608 9 years
It's good to be cautious for sure. My best friends step-mom just came back from a vaction in Mexico and is still really sick from a foodborne illness contracted there. She may take months to fully recover, it's so sad.
mellie_608 mellie_608 9 years
I was really picky as a kid, and now that my tastes have broadened, I look forward to trying new things! If you don't, you miss out!
sweetheart_450 sweetheart_450 9 years
I absolutely try new foods! When you travel the point is to get away from your everyday life. To me, it seems silly to have the same food you would eat at home.
i-heart-monster i-heart-monster 9 years
Totally depends on where I am. I try new things if the place looks clean, but if the town is kinda scary, i usually wait to eat until I find something I know. I know that's kind of crazy, but it's psychological I'm sure.
figurine figurine 9 years
Depends on where I go. I have this irrational fear of being food poisoned, so I tend to be a bit cautious.
lorioz lorioz 9 years
Food is the best part of going to a new place!
MustangMonday MustangMonday 9 years
Some of the best foods that I love are from the local flare. I always make it a point to try local foods. For example in Jamacia they have "coco bread" which is the tastiest bread I have ever had. I wish I had some now. :smile:
GeikoSera GeikoSera 9 years
I'll try it if it's healthy!!
partysugar partysugar 9 years
Always! I'm all about sampling local cuisines, checking out farmer's markets and grocery stores (along with purchasing spices and products that are native to that area), and asking for recipes at restaurants.
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