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Re: Mummy Jennifer: New member reporting

Postby Jennifer » Sat Jun 14, 2014 6:03 pm

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A group of men singing on the street.

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Re: Mummy Jennifer: New member reporting

Postby Jennifer » Sat Jun 14, 2014 6:08 pm

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Floor plan of The Royal Palace.

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Re: Mummy Jennifer: New member reporting

Postby iRabbit » Sat Jun 14, 2014 6:46 pm

Jennifer wrote:The toilet at Stockholm central stn is unisex, many cubicles, spacious n clean, entry 10sek.


I used to work in an office whereby the toilets were unisex. Always felt wierd coming out of the cubicle and seeing my female colleagues. :oops:

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Re: Mummy Jennifer: New member reporting

Postby Jennifer » Sat Jun 14, 2014 8:43 pm

It pays to be humble n friendly when we r overseas. I got into a paid toilet FOC which was supposed to be under cleaning. Apparently the homeless makes the public toilet a home at night. When chased out by security, the homeless abandons some of the belongings inside the toilet.

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Re: Mummy Jennifer: New member reporting

Postby bebebub » Sat Jun 14, 2014 10:43 pm

Jennifer,
I hv been diligently 'stalking' your home since you started sharing your trip photos and experiences. Very scenic. I hope to visit 2 of the Scandinavian countries next June.

Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to more beautiful photos.

Ps. Hope you recover fully soon

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Re: Mummy Jennifer: New member reporting

Postby Jennifer » Sun Jun 15, 2014 12:36 am

bebebub wrote:Jennifer,
I hv been diligently 'stalking' your home since you started sharing your trip photos and experiences. Very scenic. I hope to visit 2 of the Scandinavian countries next June.

Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to more beautiful photos.

Ps. Hope you recover fully soon



U r most welcome.

Better start sourcing for hotels in the areas u like to visit. Hubby did last min booking, ended up very limited US$200 per day choices.

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Re: Mummy Jennifer: New member reporting

Postby Jennifer » Sun Jun 15, 2014 12:44 am

Stockholm has clear blue skies today, hubby was most happy.

I confirmed with him: he is the most happy person in this trip, fulfilled his teenage dream of coming here n having the opportunity to take many beautiful photos.

I am the butler, hahahahaha.

Today we had a simple lunch at a air con mkt place. Quite a few butcher stalls, a few fresh seafood stalls, tea stall, cheese stall and food stalls.

We ordered a shrimp salad with vegs n avocado and had a lemon tart. The shrimps r petite but full of sweetness n a little salty. Firm texture. Unlike those we use in Sg.

Our early dinner was pickled herrings for starter n Swedish meatballs as main course.

Photos later.

We walked around the Old Town, hopped on the bus to the other districts n took the boat around the harbour.

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Re: Mummy Jennifer: New member reporting

Postby Jennifer » Sun Jun 15, 2014 12:48 am

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I like manhole cover, hahahahaha

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Re: Mummy Jennifer: New member reporting

Postby Jennifer » Sun Jun 15, 2014 12:58 am

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We had our dinner in this restaurant

Its toilets r located at the basement, the doors do not hv the usual pic of ladies/ men. Instead the signs for female- a circle with a cross and for male- a circle with an arrow. I hesitated outside, not knowing which is which. Luckily a woman walked out of the toilet. Me heng ah, did not go into the wrong one.

Talking abt toilet, there r very few public toilets. Mostly r paid ones, 5 sek at public bldgs like museums. Some r 10 sek. Not cheap to use paid toilets here.

Then I saw a couple going into a paid toilet tge. Out of the box mindset. So if anyone is going to Stockholm, remember this tip.

How the paid toilet works? If dun pay, no lights no water inside

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Re: Mummy Jennifer: New member reporting

Postby Jennifer » Sun Jun 15, 2014 4:24 am

Just came back from a biz dinner with hubby.

The customer bou us to a very nice place for ice cream with a good view of the harbour from high ground along Fjaligatan

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