Travel tip #2: Eat lychee fruit

Lychee fruit guatemala

Lychee fruits are tasty, reasonably high in vitamin C and fairly cheap. Expect to pay Q1 ($0.13) for one to three fruits at market, depending on how many you buy and where you buy them. Eat the fruit by tearing off the outer shell (cáscara) and chewing the pulpy, white fruit away from the pit.

Lychee fruits are part of the soapberry family. They're popular in China and southeast Asia, and are considered by Chinese medicine to have heat properties.

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