Note 4 Roadtrip: 10 Random Things I Learned

Note 4 Roadtrip: 10 Random Things I Learned

On Monday, I’ll do a detailed roundup of what I learned during the Note 4 Roadtrip, and the tips every business traveller can glean from the experience. Meanwhile, here are 10 random things I discovered along the way.

There is lots of airport construction happening in Australia

Gold Coast and Newcastle are both expanding.

Adelaide’s free Wi-Fi is quite good

Here are the speed test results from Rundle Mall:

Note 4 Roadtrip: 10 Random Things I Learned

Not bad for a free service.

My final hotel room TV has Android integration

Note 4 Roadtrip: 10 Random Things I Learned

Nifty!

Airline meals are rarely vegetarian friendly

Note 4 Roadtrip: 10 Random Things I Learned

I’ll have more to say about this in my weekly Veghacker roundup tomorrow.

Newer hotels are good

Note 4 Roadtrip: 10 Random Things I Learned

Given the choice between the Ibis Adelaide and an aging Gold Coast apartment, I’ll take the Ibis.

Wondabyne station is enormous compared to Mindaribba

Note 4 Roadtrip: 10 Random Things I Learned

Mindaribba really is smaller, but Wondabyne can have points for being inaccessible by road.

Daylight saving in SE Queensland bites

Note 4 Roadtrip: 10 Random Things I Learned

I get up early enough as it is without having to make it an hour earlier.

I should not take selfies

Note 4 Roadtrip: 10 Random Things I Learned

But I did anyway.

I’m not at all convinced the G20 Summit will be worth the disruption

Note 4 Roadtrip: 10 Random Things I Learned

Brisbane is a lot less fun with a war zone mentality.

I can do my job using only a smartphone

Note 4 Roadtrip: 10 Random Things I Learned

And so can you, quite possibly. We’ll discuss how on Monday.

Lifehacker’s Note 4 Roadtrip series is sponsored by Samsung.

Comments

  • Daylight saving in SE Queensland bites

    Uh, actually we *don’t* have daylight savings here. So that should probably read, “Having daylight savings in NSW bites”.

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