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Forum: Japan
Yesterday, 11:43 pm
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Posted By freecia

I generally use the TownWifi app on Android to...

I generally use the TownWifi app on Android to auto login to public wifi portals in Japan. TownWifi does tend to pop up with some local promotions upon connection to the wifi these days. You can also...
Yesterday, 4:07 am
Replies: 58
Views: 4,205
Posted By freecia

Has anyone found which bluetooth version and...

Has anyone found which bluetooth version and codecs the AirFly Pro supports? It is available for 2 day shipping but not in the multitude of Apple stores that pepper the SF South Bay.

I went to the...
Nov 16, 19, 10:17 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By freecia

Would also suggest contact lens covers or empty...

Would also suggest contact lens covers or empty 5ml squeeze lip gloss tube but likely larger than you need for a week. The lip gloss lid nipple helps keep stuff from oozing out and is how I transport...
Nov 16, 19, 9:44 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By freecia

Is your preferred carry method via a shoulder...

Is your preferred carry method via a shoulder strap? The Western Flyer is a good bit lighter than the Mini Boss for that "VERY light". I presume you meant less contents, but no reason to put 10 lbs...
Nov 15, 19, 4:29 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,179
Posted By freecia

Toiletry bottles with firm walls are often HDPE...

Toiletry bottles with firm walls are often HDPE #2 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) or PP (polypropylene) #5...
Nov 14, 19, 10:07 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By freecia

Yes, I'm fairly sure you can buy AppleCare in...

Yes, I'm fairly sure you can buy AppleCare in Japan with the initial device purchase as a non-resident....
Forum: Japan
Nov 14, 19, 10:01 pm
Replies: 290
Views: 52,166
Posted By freecia

"New iOS 13 feature: Create virtual Suica cards...

"New iOS 13 feature: Create virtual Suica cards directly in Wallet without using an app"

https://atadistance.net/apple-pay-suica/
Nov 14, 19, 9:37 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 6,221
Posted By freecia

As do I as that major US carrier USB plug will...

As do I as that major US carrier USB plug will probably be covered in gunk, loose, and not working ;)

I like using my own chargers & cables because I know how much power they can put out...
Nov 14, 19, 1:02 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,179
Posted By freecia

There are suppliers for luxury/spa brand shampoos...

There are suppliers for luxury/spa brand shampoos in travel size bulk. I'd say YMMV for getting the same formulation as retail bottles, though, as the hotel version deals with more water conditions...
Nov 13, 19, 10:10 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,179
Posted By freecia

Why do you need to toss shampoo bottles every...

Why do you need to toss shampoo bottles every night? Is there something preventing you from using a slightly larger travel bottle(s) for multiple uses and refilling when needed? Or even buying half...
Forum: Japan
Nov 13, 19, 5:00 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By freecia

I know there's a few 7 Eleven underground...

I know there's a few 7 Eleven underground connected to Tokyo subway and corporate buildings. I didn't think these locations are 24 x 7?

Just a few I'm aware of:...
Nov 13, 19, 4:05 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By freecia

Reddit /r/onebag maintains a long spreadsheet...

Reddit /r/onebag maintains a long spreadsheet https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1fSt_sO1s7moXPHbxBCD3JIKPa8QIZxtKWYUjD6ElZ-c/edit#gid=744941088

I have an earlier version Uniqlo 3 Way bag...
Nov 13, 19, 1:49 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By freecia

Is applecare less expensive in your home country?...

Is applecare less expensive in your home country? You can buy applecare with the watch in Korea or Japan

Apple store in Japan also has tax free which results in the lowest price...
Forum: Japan
Nov 6, 19, 8:37 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By freecia

I regularly takkyubin packages and bags to a...

I regularly takkyubin packages and bags to a hotel a few days before I arrive. I ask the hotel staff to help me fill out the slip (my handwriting is messy) and provide the reservation number +...
Nov 5, 19, 9:03 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 16,859
Posted By freecia

I think your method is a good one, too. We have...

I think your method is a good one, too. We have a bunch of small ziplock bags in different form factors and I like the Ezy Dose ones for pills...
Nov 5, 19, 7:47 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 16,859
Posted By freecia

Amazon owned Pill Pack not only bags them, they...

Amazon owned Pill Pack not only bags them, they collate them by date & times kind of like a multivitamin pack.
https://www.amazon.com/stores/page/5C6C0A16-CE60-4998-B799-A746AE18E19B

CVS also has...
Nov 4, 19, 12:45 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,465
Posted By freecia

Some Kipling and LeSportsac bags have removable...

Some Kipling and LeSportsac bags have removable shoulder straps so you can add a non-slip pad or change it out to a better one if needed. I use a mini OP/Tech strap for overloaded larger purses...
Nov 3, 19, 4:44 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,145
Posted By freecia

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/31183505-post18.ht...

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/31183505-post18.html Looks like Fly Mouthwash website no longer resolves but "Mouthwash concentrate" brings up other items
Concentrate...
Nov 3, 19, 4:35 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By freecia

You could use a roaming data eSIM which wouldn't...

You could use a roaming data eSIM which wouldn't have to be paused/unpaused and keep the Google Voice number.
https://esimdb.com/france
https://www.airalo.com/france $3 7 days/1GB



Slightly...
Nov 3, 19, 4:02 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By freecia

If the second usb-c port and a port are both in...

If the second usb-c port and a port are both in use-
ZMI: USB-C (Middle) & USB-A Both in Use: 5V𝌂3.6A 18W max
Baseus: USB-C2+USB-A Output: 5V/3A 15W max

If the second usb-c port isn't in use-...
Nov 3, 19, 3:21 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By freecia

Form factor looks a lot like Akavo/Baseus 65W...

Form factor looks a lot like Akavo/Baseus 65W GaN. Baseus has 2 C, 1 A
https://www.chargerlab.com/baseus-65w-2c1a-multiport-gan-charger-teardown-review/


ZMI also released a 65W 2C, 1A desk...
Nov 1, 19, 3:14 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,205
Posted By freecia

And the mic for for call quality, please. I...

And the mic for for call quality, please.

I last used the QC20 and Radsone ES100 bluetooth receiver DAC which also supports 2 devices. ES100 + refurb Bose direct QC20's are about the same price...
Oct 30, 19, 6:05 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,805
Posted By freecia

Can't see the image... Sugru for the battery...

Can't see the image...
Sugru for the battery pack? I don't advise sugru on the buds themselves as I find sugru in that area can change the sound (tried once to repair a wire coming out of the the...
Oct 29, 19, 8:08 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,145
Posted By freecia

Ultralight backpackers use toothpaste tablets or...

Ultralight backpackers use toothpaste tablets or dehydrate their own into dots. Some options: https://www.reddit.com/r/Ultralight/comments/aoyjpb/new_ultralight_toothpaste/
Forum: Japan
Oct 29, 19, 3:50 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,800
Posted By freecia

That's interesting as cashless movements can be...

That's interesting as cashless movements can be argued as discriminatory for low income and unbanked...
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