"How Safe is Food and Water in Kenya" Top 5 Page for this destination Nairobi Favorite Tip by greekcypriot

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  A Kenyan Local Dish
by greekcypriot

Favorite thing: In Kenya food and drinks should always be treated with some consideration. Tap water is never safe in Kenya. Always drink bottled water, which can be bought throughout the country in sizes between 0,20 and 5 litres. Be aware that there are less refridgerators in Kenya than in North America or Europe, and many people in Kenya don?t use the same standards of hygiene when handling food.

Meat, fish, eggs, and to a lesser extent dairy products and anything that isn't cooked or baked is riskier than other cooked products (rice, potatoes, vegetables, etc.) This also goes for "fresh" fruit cocktails, et cetera. Better take soft drinks, bottled water, tea or coffee (especially when the water was really boiled).

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  • Written Jul 23, 2010
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