If you travel to destinations in Asia, Oceania or both, we have great news for you. You can now save even more money on 4G data!
Effective August 8, 2019 Zone China Data Plan on the Universal and Plus SIM cards has been expanded and renamed to Zone Asiania.
The new data plan covers 13 countries in Asia and Oceania including Australia, China, India, Macau, New Zealand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan and Hong Kong.
The plan offers 3000 MB of blazing-fast 4G LTE data for 30 Days and costs only $39.00 USD. If no 4G connection is available, the data will automatically fall back to the next available fastest option. It’s that convenient (and affordable).
How to Order
You can add Zone Asiania to your OneSimCard Universal or Plus SIM at any time from your OneSimCard web account. In addition to data, both international SIM cards offer calling and texting in all Asiania countries as well as hundreds of other destinations around the globe.
Who knows, we may have just invented a new geographic region?! Well, you decide. One thing is for sure. No matter where you travel, OneSimCard can help you stay connected and save money.
5 Unique and Refreshing Things to do While in France
France is a travel destination for every traveler worth their salt. The country is known globally for its rich, unique culture, especially in the artsy areas. Be it the delicious foods, breathtaking sights, creative fashion, tasty wines, or the vibrant historical and modern art, France is home to every kind of traveler.
Even with a variety of destinations, some of the cities are more popular than others, and for good reason. However, going to the popular attractions may not be as satisfying. Unless you are willing to wait in long lines, why not switch things up a little?
Looking for a unique and refreshing experience while in France? Here are five unusual things you need to do while there.
1. Fish with the Locals in Les Goudes, Marseille
The second-largest city in France hosts about 15 million visitors annually. However, very few of these tourists visit the sleepy village of Les Goudes.
Located about 40 minutes east of Le Vieux Port, the small village is ideal for some relaxing away from the hustle and bustle of the main port. Because it is quite far off the coast, it is advisable to take public transport.
Interact with the local fishermen and their families that go back for several generations. Take a rocky 20-minute walk to Baie des Singes and explore the little cove. Then head over to the Restaurant Baie des Singes for some fresh fish and local wine. Top your day off with by roaming in the public beach and watch the sunset from the lovely sandy shores.
2. Get Lost in the Secret Passageways of Croix-Rousse, Lyon
In the middle ages, silk merchants in Lyon had to find a way to transport the silk without it getting wet. Thus, the idea of secret underground passages came to be. These passages have withstood time and history, and while they are now privately owned, some are still open to the public.
The passages, known as Traboules, are located in Vieux Lyon and help connect the different streets in the city. Discover these secret tunnels and walk through the history of the silk merchants….just be sure to remain quiet since there are inhabitants in the buildings.
3. Explore Space in Cite de L’espace, Toulouse
Even with the vast population, Toulouse continues to be the most underrated French city in terms of tourism. However, this beautiful city is a lovely blend of old and new architectural designs.
While in Toulouse, make sure you visit Cite de L’espace. Now in its 22nd year of operation, this theme park is an ideal way to spend an afternoon in Toulouse. With life-sized models of spacecraft and learning exhibits, you are bound to learn a lot in a single visit.
If you are more inclined to aviation, head over to Aeroscopia Museum to learn a bit of the history of flying.
4. Sip on Some Wine in the Chateau de Bellet Vineyards, Nice
Known for its beachy ambiance, Nice presents the perfect location for some afternoon unwinding. And while doing so, make sure you get to the Chateau de Bellet Vineyards for some fine wine to cap off your day.
Located just 20 minutes from the airport, the vineyards are enriched with a splendid history of the Barons of Bellet. The wine is made from some rare grapes that are grown on sulfurous terrain, giving them a unique minerally taste. Get to sip on some of South Europe’s most exquisite wine while learning about a winemaking tradition that has been passed down the generations since circa 1777.
A visit to the Chateau includes a walk through the wine cellar and a visit to Bellet Chapel along with a leisurely stroll through the vineyards.
5. Experience the Nightlife with a Panorama View from atop Montparnasse Tower, Paris
Of course, a vacation to France is not complete without a visit to the City of Lights. And speaking of lights, be sure to enjoy the beautiful nighttime view from the Montparnasse Tower.
From the tower, you get to have a panorama view of Paris featuring the city’s most significant landmarks. A nighttime view of La Tour Eiffel from the tower is impressive. What’s more, getting into the tower is less of a hassle as compared to the Eiffel Tower. It is also a bit cheaper.
During the day, head over to the College des Bernadines. The little-known college is home to the precious secrets of Vieux Paris (old Paris), dating back to the 13th century.
Tips to help you Navigate through France
Well, now that you have a list of places to travel, you need a couple of tips. When going to any part of the world, it helps to have some suggestions. Here are some tips to help make your vacation to France an enjoyable stay.
Learn some common French phrases
With worldwide tourists arriving in their country, the French have chosen to keep their language alive. English is uncommon, so come prepared with a French guide.
Bring some extra cash with you
This tip is helpful when traveling anywhere, not just in France. Always have some extra cash to cover any emergencies while traveling.
Use public transport
Taxis in France are expensive and even more so for tourists. Blend in with the locals by using public transport and get to save some money as well. Trains are especially more reliable and can get you to just about any place. You can even use the trams that are located in most cities and follow the main road.
Understand the French culture beforehand
You must know as much as you can about the French culture. Doing so will allow you to blend in with the locals. By doing so, you are less likely to look like a tourist, making you a lesser target for pickpockets and thieves in the crowded streets. So, ensure that you dress and behave like the French.
You’ll undoubtedly want to stay in touch with your loved ones, and share lots of the wonderful things you are seeing while in France. Using your local provider’s sim card may incur enormous costs. Bring your prepaid OneSimCard (as your France SIM card) to stay connected at lower charges…up to 85% lower than traditional providers!!
France remains to be one of the most popular travel destinations for tourists worldwide. However, there are several undiscovered gems in this beautiful nation. So, get your suitcases out, start packing and head over to some of these unique tourist attractions for a memorable experience.
The 2018 FIFA Soccer World Cup is now underway in Russia! If you are planning to attend the matches in Russia or simply happen to be in the country for other reasons and already have a OneSimCard Plus SIM, don’t forget to order our World Cup Russia Combo package from your web account.
For just $59 you get 100 minutes of talk, 100 Outgoing text messages and 1000 MB of data in Russia. Once ordered, the special package can be activated right away. Share those special moments with the world while saving money!
Haven’t departed for the games yet and need Russia SIM card? Then check out the World Cup Russia Combo SIM. This special Combo SIM includes a OneSimCard Plus pre-loaded with 1000 MB of nationwide Russian data, 100 SMS Text messages and 100 Minutes of worldwide calling, valid for 30 days at a cost of only $89.95. An airtime balance of $3 is also included on the SIM. Better still, the OneSimCard Plus SIM can also be used after the games by adding additional airtime or packages.
The World Cup Russia Combo SIM is now available! This special Combo SIM includes a OneSimCard Plus pre-loaded with 1000 MB of nationwide Russian data, 100 SMS Text messages and 100 Minutes of worldwide calling, valid for 30 days at a cost of only $89.95. $3 Airtime balance also included on the SIM. Better still, the OneSimCard Plus SIM can also be used after the games by adding additional airtime or packages.
This special limited time Olympics SIM Card provides a renewable package of 1000 MB of data in South Korea plus 100 minutes of outgoing calls and 100 outgoing SMS text messages – all for just $59.95 including shipping within the US and Canada! Following the Olympic Games, the SIM card itself remains valid and can be easily recharged online and used in over 200 countries worldwide. The new SIM can be purchased here: https://www.onesimcard.com/international-sim-card/olympic-games-sim-card/
To order just the Olympic package for OneSimCard Plus, log into your web account, select OneSimCard Plus to add the package to, select the Olympic package and follow the steps to complete transaction. The price of the package is only $35. The package can be reordered after expiration until the end of the 2018 Olympic Games.
Spread out across 118 islands in the Venetian Lagoon, rests the city some call the most romantic place in the world. Being over 1500 years old, Venice is renowned for the beauty of its surroundings, architecture and art.
There are just two ways to get around Venice: on foot and by boat. The 177 canals serve as streets and the 416 bridges piece everything together. Dividing the city in half, the Grand Canal is a 2.4 mile long main waterway and a popular exploration route. Lined with over 170 buildings, the canal waters reflect the grandeur and beauty created by the Republic of Venice.
The San Marco district, the center of Venice, houses the most notable landmarks Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Square) with its Cathedral of St. Mark, Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s Palace) and Campanile di San Marco. At almost 99m (325ft), the Campanile is the city’s tallest building offering a bird’s eye view.
St Mark Square is also the heart of Venice’s mid-winter carnival celebrations (going on now). The annual world-famed festival fills the city with cloaked and masked figures creating a very special atmosphere.
Venice’s is home to some great museums including the Galleria dell’Accademia, the Peggy Guggenheim, Ca’Rezzonico and the Museo Civico Correr. With so many great things to see and do, it’s no coincidence that the city in its entirety is listed as a World Heritage Site, along with its lagoon.
Literally meaning “muddy river confluence” in Malay because if it’s location on the intersection of two rivers, Kuala Lumpur is a fast growing city with population of about 6.5 mil. With its looming skyscrapers, stellar cuisine and thumping night life, the Malaysian capital is one of Southeast Asia’s most alluring metropolises. Many would be pleasantly surprised with the affordability of 5 star hotels and great food.
Popular Kuala Lumpur landmarks include the Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur Tower, Bukit Bintang (shopping and entertainment district), Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square), Tugu Negara (National Monument), Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Istana Negara, Jalan Duta (New National Palace), and The Kuala Lumpur Bird Park. The Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is home to more than 3000 birds representing more than 200 species in an enclosed aviary.
April is considered one of the best months to be in Malaysia as both coastlines of the peninsula are expecting good weather. April falls onto the transitional period between monsoons – the winds are lighter, showers are local and infrequent. Through the centre and up in the highlands, the rains are heavier but normally short lived bringing a welcome relief to the humidity.
The birthplace of the tango, Buenos Aires is, like the dance itself, captivating, seductive and bustling with powerful energy.
This vivacious city fuses French and Spanish inspired architecture in its atmospheric old neighborhoods with romantic restaurants and thumping nightlife. La Boca is considered one the most vibrant neighborhoods with great shops and restaurants on colorful streets, inventive artwork, live music, and tango dancing spilling out on to the sidewalks.
Remember that when it’s summer in the United States, it’s winter in Argentina. Spring (September–December) and autumn (April–June), with their mild temperatures and lower hotel rates are considered ideal for urban trekking.