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National day of Sweden – Celebration and History – Sweden Travel Article

National day of Sweden – Celebration and History Last Updated: 06/06/2020Want to know more about the National day of Sweden? In this article, I explain how we celebrate the Swedish national day and share some history on why it’s celebrated. In recent years, the Swedish national day has gained more popularity around the country, after it was marked as a public holiday. Nowadays, there are public gatherings and official celebrations of the national day of Sweden.When is the national day of…

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Konbini Are Very Convenient – Tokyo Intro: Experience #22 of 55 – Tokyo Travel Article

Konbini Are Very Convenient – Tokyo Intro: Experience #22 of 55 Konbini is the Japanese name for convenience store, adopted from the word convenience.  They are convenient by being ubiquitous in the big cities near train stations.  There could be one on every block or corner depending where you are as there are over fifty thousand stores in Japan.  Konbini are marvels that stock a wide range of quality merchandise, food, snacks, and drink in a small space.  An average…

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Bags in Spain – Artisan Leather Spanish Handbags ⋆ Piccavey – Spain Travel Article

Bags in Spain – Artisan Leather Spanish Handbags ⋆ Piccavey Sometime ago I wrote about Spanish Shoe Brands. Now its the turn of Leather Bags in Spain. Since moving to Spain in 1998, I quickly converted to Spanish leather goods. Shoes, belts and handbags. Often made to a higher quality and prices are competitive compared to some other popular brands. So here are Ten Spanish Leather Brands that you may or not know. All of these brands are Made in…

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Tokyo Daytripper: Top 10 Ibaraki Sights – Tokyo Travel Article

Tokyo Daytripper: Top 10 Ibaraki Sights After the three surrounding prefectures of Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama, the next closest one to Tokyo is Ibaraki and at just 45 minutes away by train from Tokyo, it’s main city Tsukuba is actually much closer than many people think. This list contains both famous and some alternative “sights” you may not have heard of. The prefecture possesses a few of Japan’s biggest things. Here, in no particular order, are the TF Top 10……Ibaraki…

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3 Vegetarian Rice Cooker Recipes – Tokyo Travel Article

3 Vegetarian Rice Cooker Recipes So you thought your rice cooker could only cook rice? Come with us to discover how this wonderful tool can take care of a whole meal for you. Rice cookers are a staple of Japanese kitchens. After using them in China, and now in Japan, I’ve discovered how versatile they can be. Many people believe that you can only make rice in a rice cooker, but just because the name tells you so doesn’t mean…

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