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Bed Bug Bites
Victims of bed bugs send in pictures of bites on their skin.
Picture of bed bug bites on a woman's legs
Picture of bed bug bites on a woman's legs, submitted by Anna.
Bed Bug Rash Picture
Picture of a rash caused by bed bug bites from a San Francisco hotel. Page 5.
Do I Really Need to Tip Housekeeping?
Hotel maids, although often providing "invisible" services during your stay, can and should be tipped
Top 10 Kid-Friendly Orlando Hotels
My personal picks for the best kid-friendly hotels in Orlando.
Bed Bug Bites on Ankle
Pictures of bed bug bites on a woman's ankle, obtained during a stay in a luxury resort. Page 11.
Bed Bug Bites on Elbow
Picture of bed bug bites on a woman's elbow, received during a hotel stay in London. Submitted by Alicja. Page 2.
Bed Bug Pictures
Bed bug pictures. Learn to recognize a bed bug with pictures of these nasty little critters.
Staying in a Hotel? What You Should Know About...
Is This a Bed Bug Bite? Hotels & Resorts.
Bed Bug Bites on Woman's Face
Pictures of bed bug bites on a woman's face. Page 3.
Alicja - Closeup of Bed Bug Bites
Closeup picture of bed bug bites on a human hand, submitted by Alicja. Page 14.
Bed Bug Bites on Hand
Picture of bed bug bites on a woman's hand. Page 12.
Size of Bed Bug Bites
What size are bed bug bites? David submits a picture of the bites on his leg alongside a ruler, for a good idea of how large they are. Page 4.
Bed Bug Bites on Back
Pictures of bed bug bites on a man's back. Page 9.
Bed Bug Bites on a Woman's Elbow
Picture of bed bug bites on a woman's elbow, submitted by CM. Page 6.
Bed Bug Bites on Teenager's Face
Pictures of bed bug bites on a teenage boy's face. Page 7.
Bed Bug Bites on a Foot
Picture of bed bug bites on a woman's foot, submitted by Caitlin. Page 8.
Bed Bug Bites on Arm
Picture of bed bug bites on a woman's arm. Page 10.
What You Need To Know About Bed Bugs
A practical guide to bed bugs: How can you avoid bed bugs, what to do if they follow you home, and how to recognize and treat bed bug bites.
The Dos and Don'ts of Tipping at Hotels and...
The dos and don'ts of tipping at hotels and resorts.
Blister From Bed Bug Bites
Picture of blistering caused by bed bug bites on a woman's hand, submitted by Alicja. Page 13.
Where Can I Find Pictures of Bed Bug Bites...
Where Can I See Pictures of Bed Bug Bites?
Alicja - Bed Bug Bites on Throat
Pictures of bed bug bites on a human throat, submitted by Alicja. Page 15.
Alicja - Bed Bug Bites on Elbow, Second
Picture of bed bug bites on an elbow, submitted by Alicja. Page 16.
How Much Should I Tip? An Informative Guide to...
Tipping guide explains who in a hotel expects a tip, and exactly how much you should tip them.
Bed bug Bites on Her Hand
Male, back: Pictures of bedbug bites by real people bitten by bedbugs. Page 18.
Alicja - Bed Bug Bites on Arm
Pictures of bed bug bites on a human arm, submitted by Alicja. Page 17.
Bed bug Bites on Her Neck
Male, back: Pictures of bedbug bites by real people bitten by bedbugs. Page 19.
David, Trauma: Bedbug Bites
Pictures of bedbug bites by real people bitten by bedbugs. Page 21.
Bed Bug on Human Finger
Picture of a bed bug on a human finger.
David, Leg: Bedbug Bites
Pictures of bedbug bites by real people bitten by bedbugs. Page 20.
C.M., Wrist: Bedbug Bites
C.C.'s Wrist: Pictures of bedbug bites by real people bitten by bedbugs. Page 22.
Hotel Secrets: How to Complain and Get What You...
How to complain at a hotel and get results when things go wrong.
Why Not to Use a Debit Card to Book a Hotel Room
Using a debit card to book a hotel can cost you dearly. It's typically better to use a credit card rather than a debit card when checking into a hotel or a resort. That's because the property likely will put a hold on money in your checking account...
Packing Liquids in a Carry-On Bag
Tired of the hassles and lost luggage that goes along with checking luggage? Read these tips for frequent travelers on how to pack a carry-on bag for an airline flight.
C.M., Ankle: Bedbug Bites
C.M.'s Ankle: Pictures of bedbug bites by real people bitten by bedbugs. Page 23.
Kyle, Shoulder: Bedbug Bites
Pictures of bedbug bites by real people bitten by bedbugs. Page 24.
Kyle, Arm: Bedbug Bites
Pictures of bedbug bites by real people bitten by bedbugs. Page 25.
Spend the Night in Cinderella's Castle Suite
Always wanted to spend the night in Cinderella's Castle at Disney World? It's a dream come true for someone, every night this year.
Bed Bug On Skin
Picture of a bed bug on human skin. Page 2.
The Secrets to Finding Lower Hotel Rates
Finding good deals on great hotels shouldn't be a mystery. Here's the inside scoop.
Before You Take Anything From Your Hotel Room
What can you take from a hotel room, and when is it stealing? Find out what's fair game to take from hotel rooms, and what's off-limits.
Caitlin, Arm: Bedbug Bites
Caitlin's Arm: Pictures of bedbug bites by real people bitten by bedbugs. Page 27.
Caitlin, Arm #2: Bedbug Bites
Caitlin's Arm #2: Pictures of bedbug bites by real people bitten by bedbugs. Page 26.
10 Amazing DIsney Resorts You Need to See to...
Disney resorts come in all sorts of themes and a spread of price ranges. Even at Disney, some resorts really stand out - Disney resorts with the best location, the best water parks, the best restaurant options. Depending on what you like to do on your vacation, one of these Disney resorts may be just perfect for you.
Bed Bug on White Cloth
Picture of a bed bug on a white cloth. Page 3.
Male, Back #2: Bedbug Bites
Male, back: Pictures of bedbug bites by real people bitten by bedbugs. Page 28.
Are Bed Bugs in My Hotel?
Are Bed Bugs in My Hotel? Hotels & Resorts.
Are Bedbug Bites Dangerous?
Are Bedbug Bites Dangerous? Hotels & Resorts.
Bedbug Bites
Got bedbug bites? Stop the itching and inflammation with these treatments for bedbug bites.
Bed Bug On Red Cloth
Picture of a bed bug on a red cloth. Page 4.
Bid on Hotel Rooms: Beat the Bidding System
Learn a few tricks to make your bid on hotel rooms work for you.
Haunted Hotels: Hotel del Coronado
My ghost hunting tour of California took me to the haunted Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, California, just across the bay from San Diego. The Hotel del Coronado is believed to be haunted by the ghost of young Kate Morgan.
Disney World Hotels
Which of the Disney World hotels is right for you? Choose the perfect hotel for your next vacation with photos, reviews, and recommendations.
Top 10 Kid-Friendly Las Vegas Hotels
I don't always take my kids along with I visit Las Vegas (although they always want to go). When I do, I look for a hotel that caters to kids. It makes the trip run so much more smoothly. In fact, my kids love Las Vegas mainly because of these fabulous, kid-friendly hotels.
Marriott Orlando World Center Resort &...
Marriott Orlando World Center Resort & Convention Center in : An independent review of the guest rooms, restaurants and recreation at Marriott Orlando World Center with pictures and links to special rates.
Ocean Front vs. Ocean View Hotel Rooms - What's...
While an ocean front room may sound similar to an ocean view room, the quality of the view typically is very different, as is the price.
Cinderella's Castle Suite Pictures
Take a peek inside the Cinderella Castle Suite--Pictures of the most exclusive overnight stay in Disney World.
Nickelodeon Hotel
Nickelodeon Hotel in : An independent review of the guest rooms, restaurants and recreation at Nickelodeon Hotel with pictures and links to special rates.
Who Let the Dogs Inn? Pet-Friendly Hotel Chains
Pet-friendly, upscale hotels such as the W Hotel, Westin, Sheraton, Hotel Monaco, and Loews offer doggie beds, treats, massages and more.
Bed Bug Spray
Use a bed bug spray to kill those little pests on contact. Don't you feel better just thinking about it?
How Can You Get a Room Upgrade at a Hotel?
If you want a room upgrade at a hotel, you have to ask. Although there are no guarantees, knowing how and when to ask just may land you that coveted room upgrade.
View from Cinderella Castle
Picture of the view from Cinderella's castle suite in Walt Disney World. Page 2.
Cinderella Bedroom
Get inspired by the actual Cinderella bedroom in her castle in Disney World, right in the heart of the Magic Kingdom. Page 4.
Marriott Harbour Lake
Marriott Harbour Lake in : An independent review of the guest rooms, restaurants and recreation at Marriott Harbour Lake with pictures and links to special rates.
Stolen Items from Hotel
Items stolen from hotel rooms are one of the biggest complaints guests have about hotels. Coming back to missing valuables can ruin a hotel stay.
Avoid Extra Hidden Fees
Keep travel costs down by avoiding unnecessary hidden hotel fees.
Hyatt Grand Cypress
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in : An independent review of the guest rooms, restaurants and recreation at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress with pictures and links to special rates.
adjoining rooms
adjoining rooms definition in the hotel glossary of terms.
Cinderella Castle Suite - Pictures
Take a peek inside the Cinderella Castle Suite: pictures of the most exclusive overnight stay in Disney World.
Bed Bug Treatment
A bed bug treatment that worked, sent in by a reader who successfully battled bed bugs in her home.
Beds
Picture of the beds in Cinderella's Castle Suite in Walt Disney World. Page 5.
Sleeping Positions and Personality
What does your sleeping position say about your personality? Are you a soldier, starfish or log? Find out from a sleep expert.
Cinderella Fireplace
The Cinderella fireplace in the bedroom of the Castle Suite doesn't really have a fire, although it gives
Cinderella
Picture of Cinderella meeting the first little girl to spend the night in her castle in Walt Disney World. Page 3.
Bed Bug Control
Bed bug control products to help you defend your house from a bed bug invasion.
AAA Diamond Ratings
What does it mean if a hotel is five diamonds or three? Is the difference really worth the money? Decode this popular hotel ratings system.
Cinderella Castle Suite parlor
Picture of the parlor in Cinderella's castle suite in Walt Disney World. Page 8.
Hotel Room Rate Guide
Hotel room rates are ranked in three categories: Budget, Moderate, and Luxury
Cinderella picture
Cinderella's picture in Her Castle Suite in Walt Disney World. Page 7.
Cinderella Bathtub
The exquisite Cinderella bathtub has a star-filled sky above, and is surrounded by beautiful mosaic tiles depicting the Cinderella story. Page 10.
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool at the Marriott Orlando World Center Resort & Convention Center in Orlando
Gaylord Palms
Gaylord Palms Resort in : An independent review of the guest rooms, restaurants and recreation at Gaylord Palms Resort with pictures and links to special rates.
Royal Bathroom
Picture of the bathroom in Cinderella's castle suite in Walt Disney World. Page 9.
Map of Disney World Resorts: Find Your Hotel on...
An interactive map of Disney World resorts. Find a resort near a particular Disney World theme park, and see photos and reviews.
First Family to Stay in Cinderella's Castle Suite
Picture of the Fouch Family of DeWitt, Michigan, the first family to be selected to spend the night in Cinderella's Castle Suite in Walt Disney World. Page 20.
Swimming Pool at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and...
Picture and details about the swimming pool area at Paris Las Vegas on the Las Vegas Strip. Page 4.
average daily rate formula(ADR)
average daily rate formula (ADR) definition in the hotel glossary of terms.
Haunted Hotels: The Queen Anne
The Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco drips with atmosphere. You might even call it a little creepy,
Royal Shower
Picture of the shower in Cinderella's castle suite in Walt Disney World. Page 13.
Bathroom Vanity
Picture of the vanity in the bathroom of Cinderella's castle suite in Walt Disney World. Page 11.
Swimming Pool at Circus Circus Hotel Casino
Picture and details about the swimming pool area at the Circus Circus Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. Page 16.
Bathroom Amenities
Picture of the amenities in the bathroom of Cinderella's castle suite in Walt Disney World. Page 12.
Cinderella's Mural
Picture of the mural in Cinderella's Castle in Walt Disney World. Page 15.
Best 10 Orlando Hotels
Orlando hotels, because they are in Orlando, get you close to attractions, theme parks and fun. Some Orlando hotels have a winning combination of location, price, amenities and service. Here's my personal picks of the best Orlando hotels.
Door in Cinderella Castle
Picture of the door in Cinderella's Castle Suite in Walt Disney World. Page 16.
Fireworks in the Fireplace
Picture of the fireworks effect in the fireplace from Cinderella's castle suite in Walt Disney World. Page 14.
Cinderella's Pumpkin Coach
Picture of Cinderella's pumpkin coach, done in a hand-crafted mosaic, seen in the entrance to Cinderella's Castle Suite in Walt Disney World. Page 19.
Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes
Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes in Orlando: An independent review of the guest rooms, restaurants and recreation at Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes with pictures and links to special rates.
Pictures of the Nickelodeon Suites Resort
Pictures from our visit to the Nickelodeon Suites Resort in Orlando, Florida. We stayed in a ground-floor, two-bedroom family suite overlooking the Lagoon Pool.
Cinderella's Crown and Scepter
Picture of Cinderella's crown, seen in the entrance to Cinderella's Castle Suite in Walt Disney World. Page 18.
Cinderella's Chandelier
Picture of the chandelier in the entryway to Cinderella's Castle Suite in Walt Disney World. Page 17.
Two Beds in the Royal Rooms
The beds at the Royal Rooms in Port Orleans Riverside.
Top 10 Hotels and Resorts for Family Vacations
Family vacations: Your best bets for hotels and resorts catering to family vacations.
Spoiling Yourself: Concierge Level at Hotels
Concierge level. The very phrase conjures up an image of your own personal hotel staff member catering to your every request, no matter the time of night.
Cafe Fleuri
Cafe Fleuri at the Langham in Boston. Page 14.
Atrium
The atrium at Marriott Orlando World Center in Orlando. Page 2.
Gaylord Palms Resort - Pictures
Pictures of Gaylord Palms Resort in .
Art of Animation
A look inside Disney's Art of Animation Resort, a colorful value resort at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.
Marriott's Grande Vista
Marriott's Grande Vista in International Drive: An independent review of the guest rooms, restaurants and recreation at Marriott's Grande Vista with pictures and links to special rates.
Swimming Pool at Flamingo Las Vegas
Picture and details about the swimming pool area at Flamingo Las Vegas. Page 9.
Disney Room Themes
OK, so you can't book a room in Cinderella's Castle. What if you could stay in a room personally decorated by Princess Tiana and all her royal buddies? Best of all, it's affordable--and even cool! (Don't worry, there's no pink to be seen.). Page 4.
Swimming Pool at Excalibur Hotel Casino
Picture and details about the swimming pool area at the Excalibur Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. Page 15.
rack rates
Definition of rack rates, from the Hotels glossary of travel terms.
Swimming Pool at Treasure Island Hotel Casino
Picture and details about the swimming pool area at the Treasure Island Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. Page 14.
Children's Activity Center
The children's activity center at Marriott Orlando World Center in Orlando. Page 6.
Haunted Hotels
Haunted hotels are the perfect place to put your bravery to the test. Here's a complete guide to surviving a night in a haunted hotel.
Haunted Hotel: The Omni Parker House in Boston
The third floor is the paranormal hotspot at this historic Boston hotel.
Swimming Pool at Caesars Palace
Picture and details about the swimming pool area at Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip. Page 3.
Best Resorts near Universal Orlando
Quickly choose a great resort for your next trip to Universal Orlando with this list of the best resorts by Universal Orlando, compiled from personal experience, multiple guest reviews and guidebook recommendations.
Lobby
Lobby at the Marriott Orlando World Center Resort & Convention Center in Orlando. Page 3.
What's Shoulder Season, and Why Is It a Good...
Shoulder season can be a great value. When it comes to choosing what time of year to visit a resort, it pays to check out the value pricing offered during shoulder season.
Swimming Pool at the Luxor Hotel Casino
Picture and details about the swimming pool area at the Luxor Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. Page 11.
Red Rock Casino Resort
Red Rock Casino Resort in Las Vegas: An independent review of the guest rooms, restaurants and recreation at Red Rock Casino Resort with pictures and links to special rates.
kid Friendly Hotels in New York
There are a lot of Kid-friendly hotels in New York City. They have facilities recreational activities for children and all family members.
Playboy Pool at the Palms Las Vegas
Picture and details about the swimming pool area at the Palms Las Vegas. Page 6.
Swimming Pool at Mandalay Bay Hotel Casino
Picture and details about the 11-acre beach and swimming pool area at Mandalay Bay Hotel Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.
Haunted Queen Mary Hotel in Long Beach,...
This haunted queen Mary hotel in an historic ocean liner is one of the most haunted places in the world.
Swimming Pool at the MGM Grand Hotel Casino
Picture and details about the swimming pool area at the MGM Grand Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. Page 8.
King Guest Room
King Guest Room at the Marriott Orlando World Center Resort & Convention Center in Orlando. Page 4.
Hotel Shops Online
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Outdoor Dining at Brasserie Jo
Outdoor Dining at Brasserie Jo at the Hotel Colonnade in Boston. Page 9.
Ghosts Caught on Camera
Are these pictures of ghosts caught on camera? See for yourself with these ghostly pictures taken in reportedly haunted hotels by guests. Page 2.
Haunted Hotels in America
Haunted hotels in America listed by state, with links to ghost stories.
Grand Casino Gulfport Oasis Resort and Spa
Large rooms and recreation attract gamblers to this casino on the beach, twenty minutes from the Biloxi strip.
Haunted Hotel Rooms
Intrigued by the movie 1408 with John Cusack? Here's ten haunted hotel rooms you can check into.
What's a Bed Bug?
Bed bug? What's a bed bug? Hotels & Resorts.
Disney's Treehouse Villas
Disney's Treehouse Villas in Disney World: An independent review of the guest rooms, restaurants and recreation at Disney Treehouse Villas with pictures and links to special rates.
Map of Las Vegas Hotels: Map of Hotels on the...
Interactive Map of Las Vegas Hotels on the Strip and beyond. See what's around your hotel, or pick a Las Vegas landmark and find a hotel nearby. Links to hotel reviews, pricing, photos and booking information.
Best Las Vegas Hotels
My personal picks for the best Las Vegas hotels on the Strip based on value, location, price, amenities and service.
Pull-Out Sofa
The pull-out sofa in a King guest room at Marriott Orlando World Center in Orlando. Page 5.
Haunted Stanley Hotel: Stanley Hotel in Estes...
The Haunted Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, which inspired Steven King's 'The Shining,' has a few ghosts of its own.
Disney's Moderate Resorts
Disney's Moderate resorts add a few extra amenities and more space in the room over Value resorts, but still keep the price affordable. Page 2.
Hotel Room Safety Tips
Stay safe and protect your valuables in and around your hotel room.
View of Epcot
A view of Epcot and the Team Disney building from a room at Marriott Orlando World Center in Orlando. Page 7.
The Tank at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas
Picture and details about the swimming pool area at the Golden Nugget Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. Page 10.
Disney's Value Resorts
The least expensive of the Disney World resorts, Disney's Value resorts put you in the middle of the magic for less. You'll forgo luxuries, but enjoy colorful Disney theming.
Best Hotels Near Disneyland
My picks for the best hotels near Disneyland, perfect for your next vacation. Each hotel is within walking distance to Disneyland.
Top 10 Best Las Vegas Pools
For several months of the year, a swimming pool in Vegas is a must. Use this list as a guide to the best Las Vegas swimming pools.
Cypress Springs Water Park
Cypress Springs Water Park at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando. Page 7.

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