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10 Exotic Foods You Should Eat While You're On Vacation


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Southeast Asian Fresh Fruit
The outside of a lychee is red and scaly, but the inside is white and creamy.
The outside of a lychee is red and scaly, but the inside is white and creamy.
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Southeast Asia is a treasure trove of native exotic fruits, and sampling them while you're there -- when they've been plucked fresh from a tree or bush, and not canned and flown thousands of miles -- will impart the most delicious taste experience.

Just a few of the many to taste include lychees, which are quite fragrant and have juicy, creamy, translucent white flesh and bright red, leathery rinds; the rambutan, an oval-shaped fruit with mildly sweet and tangy white flesh surrounded by a spiny red rind; and the mangosteen, which has a thick purple rind surrounding segments of luscious, slightly acidic flesh.


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