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Winter and rain - what to wear and buy (in Israel or abroad)

Credit: Avi Parshan - Calm Before the Storm - in Caesarea  Winter and rain - what to wear and buy (in Israel or abroad)  As you know, it is raining in Jerusalem, Israel and is predicted to snow tonight (1/26/2022).  I usually commute to school or work and get caught in the rain. When the busses stop running and they close Highway 1 (a popular route to leave and enter Jerusalem) To make the situation a bit better, I bought a bag cover (to prevent my laptop and books from getting wet). Initially, I bought one at Rikoshet (local camping supply store) for the army for about 80 NIS. After that one ripped, I started to look elsewhere. I found online for $8 at most places, but on Aliexpress for as little as $1.99 with free shipping (if you don't mind waiting a month for it to arrive). Make sure to get one that is larger than the size of your bag, or else it may not fit nicely. Most commuter bags are around 25 to 35 Liters.  Next, I upgraded to a slightly better umbrella - many umbrella

Want to download an app that isn't available in your region on iOS or Android, here is how to fix that!

How to change regions in the Google Play Store for Android This guide will come in handy for those of you moving to a different country, trying to redeem a Google Play Rewards Card from a different region, or downloading an app only available in a specific area. If you get a warning such as: This app is not available for any of your devices Create a new google account within Israel, then add it to your android phone. Now you can have one account for within Israel… and keep your existing account. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Play Store app Google Play. Tap Menu and then Account. Under “Country and profiles,” find your name and country. If you don’t have a payment method from the new country, follow the onscreen instructions to add a payment method. This creates a new Google Payments profile linked to the new country. The first payment method must be from the country you’re adding a profile for. Once you create th