Beach Theft – 10 Beach Theft Prevention Tips

Visiting the beach is something that you’ll want to do especially in a tropical or sunny destination however, it’s a tricky situation if you take valuables like a phone, cash, car keys or credit cards with you to the sand. What’s the best way to protect your valuables? Hide them in your beach bag? Do you...

Do you sleep with the hotel balcony door open? Read thi...

We have all stayed at hotels that have a nice balcony overlooking the ocean or the city. We do so because it adds to the ambiance, or maybe just to cool down the room.  But how safe is it to sleep with the balcony door open. Most travelers who think about this subject turn their thoughts to hotel rooms on the first floor,...

2 Must-Dos When Booking Hotel Rooms

After you pick the location for your next hotel stay, savvy travelers recommend you do two thing to ensure a more relaxing stay. First you need to give security some thought, even if you’re staying at a top resort. Next you should make your personal requests known in advance. Security Priorities   Request a hotel room in the...

How Much to Tip the Housekeeping Staff

You tip your hair stylist, you tip the waiter, do you tip the housekeeping staff when you stay in a hotel? The quick answer that etiquette experts recommend is $2-5 per day.  They also recommend that you leave a tip daily. Housekeeping staff can change daily, and you want  to make sure the person who takes care of your room...

Easy and Non Toxic Way to Detect & Kill Bed Bugs i...

Does your hotel bed have bed bugs?  Will you be bitten? You don’t want to wake up with red bites on your body whether you’re traveling for work or pleasure and you certainly don’t want to bring them home as a souvenir either! You also don’t want to sleep in a cloud of pesticides, so what’s the...

Hotel Maids Stealing from Guest Rooms – Videos

While most hotel employees are honest, every occupation has a few number of employees who may steal.  The following are a few videos taken by hotel guests who have caught dishonest hotel maids stealing items from their room, or going into their personal belongings in search of items to steal. You should always check  that your...