Supermarket shopping

I'm a little obsessed with foreign supermarkets.  


I think that it's the excitement of discovering goodies that are different, the fun of comparing prices with home and the buzz from feeling like a local and that maybe this supermarket in some exotic locale is where you do your weekly shop.  

Below are some sample prices that I have found for breakfast basics, drinks and easy self catering meals.

All the supermarkets that I've used are within walking distance to the accommodation we are staying in. 

January 8, 2017

There are two supermarkets reasonably close to our Helsinki apartment. 

  • Lidl  - 400 metres walk south of the apartment

  • K-Supermarket - 1km walk east of the apartment

Lidl is is very similar to our Aldi stores, but they also have an in-house bakery  


December 26, 2016

In Marrakech, there is a CARREFOUR Supermarket a 5-10 minutes walk from our Riad.

There are several other supermarkets nearby, but word on the street is that this one should have alcohol for sale.

Breakfast is included in our stay, but we may want snacks and drinks for a...

December 26, 2016

In London, there is a TESCO Supermarket across the roundabout from our apartment.

It is conveniently open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Below are some sample prices for basic breakfast needs, various beverages and easy meals.

Just a reminder that we are only in London for 3 ni...

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