Raw fruits and vegetables can carry germs that can cause diarrhea or other infectious diseases. Do not eat raw, unwashed or unpeeled fruits and veggies, including salads. You can eat fruits and veggies you have washed yourself in clean water or peeled yourself.
You may think it’s healthier to opt for tap water than a canned soda, but all bottled and sealed drinks are better. Carbonated drinks are safer than non-carbonated beverages. Hot coffee and tea are also safe to drink.
Getting a whiff of the food cooking at the street vendors may be tempting, but avoid eating it. This includes flavored ice or ice pops, and any kind of exotic meat, such as monkeys, bats or other wild game.