Sleep tight. Don’t let the bed bugs bite

I recall some time the end of last year that there was an uproar over bed bugs in high end hotels in New York. I recall a couple of videos circulating on youtube where hotel guests showed the extent of the infestation in the hotel room that they were checked into.

Bed Bugs
Babies to adults

Well, today I chanced upon this video which provides a guide to travellers on how to check for these pesky critters. Click here for the video.

I recall many years ago, that my bed was infested with bed bugs. My grandma had picked up a spare mattress and placed it under mine. During the weeks in which I slept on the bed, I got bitten badly! At first I could not understand what it was and thought I might have contracted Shingles! These terrible critters are adept at hiding that you will not easily see them!

From the video, I learned that it is probably best to leave your luggage at the door. Even the luggage rack cannot be spared from checks! I would not leave my luggage in the bathroom or tub though… but precautions are necessary to assure a bug free holiday!

Author: Mel & Suan

Mel works his day job for a living, but lives for antiquities, history and geography at all other times. He enjoys writing and thought sharing and obviously traveling. Suan is a homey person, who like girlie stuff such as cross stitching etc. Enjoys shopping & modeling for Mel. What a match!

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