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Be a Tip-ster

You may have heard that TIPS was originally an acronym for To Insure Prompt Service. You may even have heard that tips were once given before service; the bigger the tip given up front, the better the service expected.  According to Snopes, however, the word “tips” actually “slipped into the language as underworld slang, with[...]

Tips on Housekeeping

“It’s not tipping I believe in. It’s over-tipping.”  ~ Vincent ‘Vinnie’ Antonelli (from the movie “My Blue Heaven”) To tip or not to tip, that is the question.  The answer – tip! Even the most seasoned of travelers, however, do not have a good comfy feel on what to tip the people that keep their[...]