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by Lion Rock
Mon Jan 21, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Button Down Shirts / Travel Pants / Light Jacket? Other Tips from experienced Boglehead world travelers?
Replies: 179
Views: 15351

Re: Men's No-Cotton Travel Pants Suggestions? Other Tips from experienced world travellers?

¡Kamusta! Under "other tips", if you plan on "world" travel then I suggest you check into the Global Entry registry in addition to PreCheck (GE actually includes PreCheck and doesn't cost much more than PC). This is like "PreCheck" for passing through US Customs and Immigration on your return from ...
by Lion Rock
Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What to do this weekend in Tokyo?
Replies: 19
Views: 1615

Re: What to do this weekend in Tokyo?

i haven't seen it mentioned here but i believe the pasmo card lets you use multiple rail operators. it can be purchased at the airport when you arrive. Shimokitazawa is another cool neighborhood that hasn't been mentioned yet. Sort of reminded me of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Yes, Pasmo, as well as ot...
by Lion Rock
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What to do this weekend in Tokyo?
Replies: 19
Views: 1615

Re: What to do this weekend in Tokyo?

I'd probably focus on people watching and good food. From Roppongi, not too far west you can go to Shibuya which has great shopping and food, Omotesando area which has nice boutiques and restaurants, and Harajuku for a nice walk to the Meiji Shrine/Yoyogi Park. (Harajuku on Sunday afternoon is also ...
by Lion Rock
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: John Bogle has died at age 89
Replies: 856
Views: 58187

Re: John Bogle has died at age 89

Thank you Mr. Bogle for all you have done for us and the investing world. Rest in peace.
by Lion Rock
Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Apple - macOS Mojave
Replies: 35
Views: 3291

Re: Apple - macOS Mojave

I wait a few months after the new release for some remaining bugs to be fixed by the .1 or .2 releases, because I don't have a pressing need to use the new features. The older operating system can still be kept up-to-date for security patches by Apple. Was thankful for holding off a few years ago wh...
by Lion Rock
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Vanguard is requiring cell phone security codes - problem for international travel (UPDATE)
Replies: 65
Views: 6030

Re: Vanguard is requiring cell phone security codes - problem for international travel

"Google Voice" will run as an app on your smart phone. For texts, it will use your data connectivity so there is no need to forward to your international number. You just open the "google voice" app and will see the text message therein. (Presumably you would also leave alerts turned on for the app...