Finally spotted a street view car here.
I’ve received my first cheque (‘check’) here. Went to an ATM to deposit it, and noticed my balance increased by $300 immediately. It’s quite surprising as usually none of the cheque funds wont be available until its cleared. Let’s see how long clearance takes.
Don’t forget your ID. Doing lots of things here requires ID (bank account, post office, phone contract setup, etc) and rightly so. However, only form of valid ID here is my Passport, as I don’t have a Californian state issued drivers licence or ID. It’s a pain to always bring your passport, but don’t forget […]
Critical thing these days to get set up early is a local phone service. Many people have said this could be very difficult without a social security number, but its easy, just a $500 deposit is required. so, $1000 poorer (500 for me and my mrs). The deposit will be returned after 12 months automatically, […]
It’s been good, even if you are too small and sometimes a bit mouldy. Ta ta.
Ergo This is mold growing in the corner of my room. I am a super hater of the humidity, so I already run the aircons all the time, as well as dehumidifier year round. Yet, this bigger colony grew. Wiping down the wall produced this. This isn’t dust, its the mold. Giving the walls a […]
Pro’s and cons
Actually, should edit this title, the title should be more broad about US Visa’s anyway, but I digress.. To book appointment for the Visa consultation at the US Consulate or Embassay, you need to pay the Visa fee’s in advance. Instead of paying through the Consulate website, or as the process for Australia, or infact for Mainland […]
So, after nearly 6 years, it’s coming to the end of an era. I’ll be finishing up with my current employer this week and leaving Hong Kong very soon. Time to think of a rename and redesign for the site.