The Hotel Toiletries That You Could Use As Part Of Thanksgiving Dinner

Whereas Joe collects and uses just about every bar of soap he can get from a hotel, I’m not one to use the hotel’s toiletries a whole lot. I have no huge reason to not use them, other than the fact that I really like the soap and shampoo/conditioner that I bring with me. But I’ll always check them out, because sometimes I’ll find one that I really like for occasional home use – the lemon & sage Bliss collection that they have at the W, for example, smells really nice.

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Anyway, we stayed at the Kimpton Gray Hotel in Chicago not long ago, and in checking out their toiletries, I swear, I think you could use some of them as part of a Thanksgiving meal. No, really! Take a look…

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Rare 1958 Era TWA Plane To Be Used As Retro Hotel’s Cocktail Lounge

If you’ve been paying attention to travel/points/miles/hotels/airlines/planes hobbyist news, you may have heard that the iconic 1962 TWA Flight Center at JFK airport is being restored and reimagined as a first-class hotel. It sounds awesome and Joe and I hope to be able to stay there once it’s open to the public.

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Rendering of the TWA Hotel. Photo via TWA Hotel

One thing the hotel still needed was a cocktail lounge. And what better thing to use as a bar at a hotel at an airport?  A plane, of course!

But not just any plane…

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For Sale: One Clown Motel, Possibly Haunted, Next Door To A Cemetery

It’s either the stuff of a collector’s dream or a coulrophobic‘s nightmare. Whichever type of person you may be or, more likely, you’re neither and just curious, the famous Clown Motel in Tonopah, Nevada is for sale for a surprisingly low price of just $900,000! Oh, and did you know there’s a cemetery right next door? Yeah, there really is.
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Woman Blames Vampires For Destroying Her Hotel Room

This story is actually from 2017, but I saved it until now, Halloween season, because, well, I just couldn’t let it go.

Apparently a woman in Indiana faced multiple charges a few weeks before Halloween last year, after police said she spit on and threatened hotel employees while half naked and then blamed vampires for destroying her room.

Ummm…as one does…sometimes?

I guess?

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Funny Story: Sometimes It Doesn’t Take A Rocket Scientist Hack A Hotel Air Conditioner Thermostat

Not long ago, Joe and I stayed at one of our most favorite hotels in New Braunfels, Texas – it’s just a simple Candlewood Suites but a woman named Tasha works there and she’s just THE BEST. Anyway, when we got to our room, it was HOT. The under-the-window Amana unit was there (but not running), and the thermostat was set to 70 degrees F, but the room was nowhere NEAR that.

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So I looked at the window unit and this is what I found:

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