One tiny island, two countries and many shopping options, also for groceries. One would assume that the prices for staple foods are pretty even considering the fact that it is so easy for consumers to compare.
But there are not! While prices for groceries increased dramatically during the past decades on Dutch Sint Maarten, the French side welcomed a major international supermarket chain and can offer prices compatible to mainland Europe.
Check out the photos below, which compare prices for essentially the same product. You will find more examples of these huge differences if you are shopping both on the Dutch and French side.