When Bed Bugs Attack! What To Do If You Find Bed Bugs at Your Hotel

I am an obsessive bed bug checker whenever I step into my accommodations on the road. I check beneath the mattress seams. I scan the curtains to see if something is crawling around. I even check nightstands and headboards just to be sure. And it wasn’t until a few weeks ago that my bed bug check actually produced a real live bed bug. Most savvy travelers know how to avoid bed bug properties. If you read reviews that a hotel or hostel has bed bugs, you can always book elsewhere. You can come prepared knowing where to look for the critters. However, sometimes in the chaos of the moment of actually discovering bed bugs at your accommodations, you might not know how to proceed. As I faced this issue a few weeks ago in Greece, here are the measures I took after the bed bugs attacked.

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Pre-Packing Packing: Four Steps To Take Before Your Open Your Suitcase To Pack

I was scanning through my Twitter feed and the sentence, “I loathe packing,” came into view. Those who begin packing the night before a big trip often utter this sentence. Packing is a pain for most people. It is the task that comes in between you and your vacation. Once it is all over, what we have thrown into our suitcases isn’t always the most thought out. In order to lessen your hatred for packing or to merely just have a better packing situation, here are a few simple steps to follow that can make your packing experience before you open your suitcase.

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Worth The Price: Four Travel Items You Shouldn’t Skimp On

For most travelers, they want to get there, travel around their destination and return home, all for an affordable price. Travel doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg but there are certain travel items you shouldn’t skimp on in the end. While you can save money by having a weary eye on airfare or hotels, you shouldn’t pull back the budget for these items. If you do, you might face problems not just down the road but also on the road.

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Four Must Have Luggage Accessories

Most travelers have tunnel vision when it comes to luggage. They select a bag and often think they are set to hit the road. However, many travelers forget to dress their suitcases accordingly. From making baggage claim less of a elbowing match to avoiding those overweight fees for a bag that is a too heavy, here are a few must have luggage accessories for a more pleasant journey and suitcase.

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The Accommodation Squeeze: Five Tips for Dealing With a Small Hotel Room

I checked into a hotel room in the mountains of Colorado to spend the weekend away. Four of us were to share a room, one that was supposed to be quite spacious. However, upon opening the door, we quickly discovered that our room was a narrow hallway type space. Hotel rooms can seldom be what they are pictured as, especially when it comes to space.

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