Travel can open the mind. It can also leave you holed up in your room sweating profusely and clutching a wastepaper basket.
That’s because planes, ships and hotels are full of germs just waiting to compromise your immune system. And they’re often present in places you wouldn’t expect, from seat belt buckles, to serving utensils, to hotel room remote controls.
Germaphobes, consider this your trigger warning: there is a surprising amount of poop ahead.
Hotel light switch
Self check-in terminal
Airport bench armrest
Airport water fountain
Flush button on airplane toilet
Airplane tray table
Airplane seat pocket
Uh, no. No we don’t.