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What do people who suffer from environmental or food allergies need to know?

I would recommend bringing your allergy meds with you although I think you can purchase some at local pharmacies. There are beautiful yellow trees that seem to make everyones allergies go nuts.

Peanuts are a common part of the diet here. There have been expat kids at the schools who have peanut allergies and been fine. - Oct 16, 2016


There always seems to be something beautiful in bloom which might bother some with allergies. Food allergies might be tricky to deal with, although there are kids in the community with peanut allergies who are fine and then each oil is accommodating. - Aug 2, 2015