Top 10 foods to avoid when travelling to a new place

Tap water: In many countries, tap water can be unsafe to drink due to contaminants and bacteria. Stick to bottled water or use a water purification system.

Street food: While street food can be delicious, it can also be risky as it may be prepared in unhygienic conditions.

Uncooked vegetables: Raw vegetables may be washed in contaminated water and can cause food poisoning.

Unpasteurized dairy products: Raw milk, cheese, and other dairy products may contain harmful bacteria and should be avoided.

Shellfish: Shellfish like oysters, clams, and mussels can be contaminated with harmful bacteria and viruses, and may cause food poisoning.

Uncooked meat: Raw or undercooked meat, such as steak tartare or sushi, may contain harmful bacteria like E. coli or Salmonella.

Ice cream from street vendors: Ice cream from street vendors may be made with unpasteurized milk and can cause stomach upset.

Fruit with damaged skin: Fruit with damaged skin can be contaminated with bacteria and should be avoided.

Buffet food: Buffet food may be left out for long periods of time, allowing bacteria to grow.

Spicy or greasy foods: Spicy or greasy foods can be hard on your stomach and may cause digestive problems, especially if you're not used to them.