I lost count of how many hotels I live in. Hundreds, sure, and every continent except Antarctica. From the coastal areas of St. Kitts up and down, up in Tokyo, to a castle on the coast along the northern coast of Scotland, I've been to some really beautiful places. We also stayed hot with heat in Vegas with my tap roogaya and rugs so fine to see the table below. The memory of the hereafter still makes me itchy.
Over the years I have come up with a number of tips and tricks I use at any hotel, from your 5-star-in-your-shoes-to-your-bathroom-star. Between a piece of the brain and to reduce anger and maintain a safe and healthy during your trip. Starting with…
The distance is quite general
What touches everyone but rarely cleanses them? Quickly strike a child wipes or moist (not wet) hand towel to help a bit.
20 ° C is 68 ° F
Need to keep your room temperature outside the United States? Twenty degrees is a good place to start.
Be wary of wine glasses, especially if the hotel does not have a restaurant
Generally, drink glasses are cleaned after each guest. In general. If there is no restaurant on site, however, how do you clean it? It is technically possible, but how? Give yourself a rinse and a drink, at least.
Don't put your suitcase in bed
Bed bugs are small general vampires. Like mosquitoes, but worse. Emptying your suitcase in bed can give you a free path to your next destination… like your home. A luggage backpack may not be a good option, as it is usually close to bed. Your best bet is to put your bag in the toilet and give it to the bed, chairs, and chair for a closer look. Also, don't just take it as the hotel is super posh with no bed bugs. They can get rid of the problem looga many ways, but it can happen anywhere.
Long wires on your phone, or traveling electric cables
As the number of devices that need to be charged increases, the number of stores available in hotel rooms … will remain the same. We live in new hotels with zero easily accessible pipes. Depression Wirecutter, the New York Times-based product reviewer, has options for long-range Micro-USB, lightning, and USB-C cables to attach and still expect to use your phone in bed. They also have a tripod for the tripod socket to integrate more devices into the room you find behind the bed.
Yes, you can take small shampoo bottles. No, you can't take the robe.
Some hotels offer soap to the remaining charities Clean the world. It's worth checking out if they do, maybe that's the use of soap left over in your backpack or forgotten in your medicine cabinet. Many hotels are switching to large bottle shops, both of which are expensive and Land-saving.
Lock, lock, and close the sign and do not disturb
Home protection arrives early 100% of the time I want to go to bed and forget to put the sign on, my home service wakes me up. How many languages do you know how to say "come back, please?" For me, when I woke up from a long, agonizing sleep.
Enabling the scourge of safety also allows you to open the door to see if it really is managing the pulse by preventing the spider from accidentally opening the door. Extremely reasonable, for sure, but why take the opportunity?
Take a picture of the password
Even if you only use it for your birthday or just something to remember at the moment, draw a picture of the number you enter into a safe place.
Clothing is expensive
I travel for several months at a time. I wash my clothes once a week. In the expensive laundry room in Paris I paid 7 euros, or about $ 10, for the weight of all my clothes. Trapped in a hotel in Fiji during the storm I gave $ 10 for every underwear.
You must in fact simple packages that you will need to wash clothes on each trip for more than a week. Some hotels, and nearly all the hotels, they have laundry facilities and inexpensive site or nearby. The staff will usually help you to find a place. It is also usually washed in the kitchen sink and is free of charge if you have the time.
Finally … stay at a hostel
I spent most of the night during my long 5-year trips to the hostel. Hotels can be great, but they are more expensive. Guests may not be the way you think, and they can be a great way to save money and meet new people.
Geoffrey Morrison is an independent writer / photographer discussing technology and travel. He is editor-at-large at Wirecutter and you can also find his work on CNET. He is the author of the best-selling book "Undersea," and you can follow him on Instagram or Twitter.