Surprising foods kids eat while traveling
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Theodora Sutcliffe / TravelsWithANineYearOld.com Theodora Sutcliffe's son, Zac, prepares to gobble up some ice cream during their round-the-world travels. Kids are often willing to try unusual flavors packed in ice cream. By Colleen Lanin At home, American kids often balk at any dish beyond chicken nuggets and PB&J, only to surprise parents by diving mouth-first into exotic cuisine while traveling. Surrounded by new sights, sounds, smells and tastes, children’s ideas of “normal” are challenged and they are often more willing to try new foods on the road. With limited options, children are sometimes willing to eat a new dish out of sheer hunger. Other times, they see local kids gobbling up escargot or sushi, and therefore take a bite, too. Or they get so swept up in the thrill of eating something outlandish, they chomp right into a fried cricket and then giggle with delight when Mom and Dad recoil.
Theodora Sutcliffe, author of TravelswithaNineYearOld.com, has been on a
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