• Take HK/China Unicom for instance. prepaid SIM, HKD$78 for 7days/500MB. I sent multiple industrial photographs (many hundreds) on 4 of those days from China to Aus on wechat app. And still arrived back in HKG with data to spare. The card works in HK, Macau, China you get two numbers the card bea...

  • Without even reading the comments I'll bet many have invoked the EU plan to slash data roaming charges, data pricing is, and always was, one of the legal universal scams of our age, a hangover from nearly one hundred years ago whe 'technology' was expensive to implement, but it has been a cash co...

  • Yes, even the 'paranoid' USA does not have exit immigration at all, you merely submit to the BDSM experience that passes for 'Security', and you're airside and done. The US authorites do know you've left as they collect such data from thir parties, airlines, other governments, etc.  Seems ...

  • I've been in and out of HKIA five times in just over a year, the thing is, the timing of my visits always means I somehow just miss getting my quota of four visits in 12 months to qualify for the express channel at immigration. So, in order to stop the game of roulette is there a free frequent fl...

  • Also, I'd go on airbnb.com to consider cost-effective alternatives to hotels, particularly if you opt for Brooklyn over Manhattan. You're likely to get a far better authentic experience doing it this way. Just imagine if you were a New Yorker visiting Sydney, would you rather stay in an apartment...

  • Brooklyn (the section that is just across the bridge) is well worth a look. The Qantas crews stay at one of the hotels there. Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, is a quality cheap eats experience in itself, as is wandering the emtire upscale Brooklyn neighbourhood that overloks Manhattan. The bridge itse...