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How to Find Out If Your Hotel Room Has Bedbugs

It sure is much better to sleep in a hotel room where there are no bedbugs that bite.


Everybody’s pet peeve when going on a vacation is having to sleep with bedbugs in a hotel room. No matter how fancy a hotel is, bedbugs usually are the “unseen” hosts in these spaces.

According to Pest World, the 2015 Bugs Without Borders survey conducted by the National Pest Management Association and the University of Kentucky revealed that in the U.S., bed bug infestations continue to increase and about 99.6 percent of respondents sought treatment for bedbug bites.

So, what does one need to do to make sure you won’t be sharing your room with these pests? Inspect your room first. Although it may seem like a tiring thing to do (because everyone wants to just sleep under the cozy hotel sheets), it’s the wisest thing to do. How do we spot them? Jim Dill of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension teaches us in this video what to do once we get inside a hotel bedroom to find out if it has bedbugs in it.

First, instead of putting your luggage on the bed or luggage rack, put them in the bathtub or shower. Why? It’s because the bed and the luggage rack are the places where these bedbugs usually hide.

Next, use a flashlight to check for bloodspots and black sand-like spots (or tiny black spots that resemble ground black pepper) on the bed’s backboards, the piping of the mattress, the mattress pad and inside the bed’s nightstand.

Now, the next question is, what do you do if you find evidences of bedbugs in your hotel room? Jim recommends leaving that room ASAP and ask for another room – or just check out of that hotel. It’s the best thing to do to avoid waking up all red and feeling itchy. Moreover, these bedbugs are transported easily and can creep into your luggage and go with you wherever you go.

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Sure, it may take a few minutes of your precious holiday time, but it sure is much better to sleep in a hotel room where there are no bedbugs that bite.


Woman Travels The World For Free By Getting Men to Pay For Dates in Exotic Locations

…and she doesn’t even have to sell her body to get these dates to exotic locations!

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However, with expensive plane fares and hotel accommodations, sometimes you just have to postpone that dream of traveling until you save enough to see you through to each trip.

One young woman, however, has discovered how to travel the world for free without spending a single dime!

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It’s so beautiful it can make you cry.

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People who are fond of going on mountain hikes know very well the adrenalin rush they get just to reach the top point to enjoy the magnificence of nature. But for those of you who are too chicken to be atop a mountain or don’t have the means to venture into these areas, you can always feast your eyes on stunning photographs.

Here are gorgeous mountain views that will take your breath away.

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This Beautiful Girl Quit Her Job, Now She’s Paid To Travel Around The World

This girl has found life after leaving her high-flying job.

Not all people have the opportunity to do what they love to do and get paid at the same time. They are musicians, sports people, and those who get paid for doing things they have been doing since they were kids.

Moreover, how often do you hear someone who gets paid a lot to travel the whole world? Not very often. When a beautiful woman named, Kiersten Rich realized she was no longer happy with her life working in the financial industry, she decided to quit her position and travel the world.

"Like many people, I was taught to go to college, get a job, get married, have kids and live happily ever after,” Rich said in her blog, A Blonde Abroad

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