Holidaymakers all do this with a kettle in the hotel room
27 Feb 2021Updated: 4 hours ago | people are reading
© Editorial Marie Claire All vacationers do this with a kettle in the hotel room. From now on you might prefer to leave that cup of tea in the hotel room. Some hotel guests do different things with the kettle than just boiling water ...
Such a cup of tea after a long day at the beach or early in the morning before you going out seems so harmless. But did you know that some hotel guests wash their underpants with it? Yikes!
A vacationer asked on Twitter whether someone had ever cleaned his dirty underwear in a kettle in the hotel room, after which all Twitterers who were at their holiday address at that time got upset. According to hotel expert Vincent van Dijk, the kettle is not only used for a cup of tea, but tourists know how to find the device in addition to cleaning the dirty underpants, to also cook eggs, noodles or noodles in it.
Not so dirty
Although you may have a completely different view of that usual cup of tea, according to microbiologist Jan Kluytmans it is not so bad.
"If the water boils at 100 degrees Celsius is sterile. It may not be a fresh idea, but all bacteria should be gone from the kettle. And if there was anything else in it, it would be negligible. " Although you do not have to leave your cup of tea, Van Dijk hopes that it will all become a bit cooler in the future. "I hope that new techniques will be introduced in hotel rooms that are more hygienic in themselves". We couldn't agree more ...