Last week, we discussed everything in moderation on the road, including the occasional necessity to shop for and cook your own meals to stick to travel budgets.
One of my favourite things to do in a new location is to visit a supermarket. It’s a great peek into local culture – from what is stocked, to how much it costs, right down to how you buy and pay for the goods. I can literally spend hours browsing supermarket aisles, looking at products, and watching people shop.
But shopping at supermarkets has its own set of pitfalls if you’re not careful. (Hint: beware of buying things from supermarket displays, and stick to the perimeter aisles to get the best value).
Here are some tips and tricks to shopping at a supermarket without falling prey to their tricky traps!