How to Make the Most of a Farmer’s Market

Ask for seconds

One trick that many jam makers know about already is to ask the vendors for seconds. Seconds are fruits and veggies that, because of some flaw, are not able to be sold at full price. This often means a small mark like a hole, disfiguration, or bruise. Most of the time, it doesn’t affect the taste of the produce, but even if it does, you can probably just cut away the mark and save the majority of the flesh.

Seconds are particularly useful if you’re going to chop up the fruit or veggies. Cooking will change the texture, so you don’t have to worry about the flaw affecting the overall dish. Seconds are often a fraction of the price of normal fresh produce, but they’re usually behind the counter, so you’ll have to ask for them.

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Keep Your Flight Boarding Pass and Get Discounts on Your Vacation

After boarding a flight, most people just stuff their boarding pass into their carry-on and forget about it. By doing this, you’re missing out on potential savings. Many airlines offer discounts and freebies for those who keep their boarding pass. Depending on where you land, you could score savings on tourist attractions, restaurants, wine, or even airport transfers.

The Most Common Scams from Around the World

There’s nothing like traversing the world and exploring new countries and cultures, but sometimes the experience is spoiled by dishonorable people preying on uninformed travelers. If you make an effort to learn about the classic scams, you’re unlikely to fall victim to them and can just enjoy the positive side of your trip. To help, here’s a list of common scams around the world for you to get acquainted with.

How to Make Friends During Your Trip

One of the biggest fears of people who want to embark on a solo trip is being alone. They think meeting new people will be a struggle, and if they can’t find a partner to travel with, they just cancel or postpone their adventure. The truth is that with a little bit of planning and initiative, it’s actually harder to be alone than you think. The travel community is extremely welcoming and one doesn’t need to try hard to be part of it.