This is going to concern women folk far more than men folk. A toilet is a toilet is a toilet or so you think! Not so, you will at times be perplexed on what to do and how to approach the various styles of commodes in the various facilities you will encounter.
Most of the airports offer Western Style toilets, no problem, other tourist attractions no. The hole in the ground, with the porcelain surround is evident, but the approach is and can be tricky. You will likely have your hand bag, or back pack. You of course need to slide your garments down, yet you feel you need to hold your pant legs up off the always wet floor, and position and balance yourself over the hole, not particularly easy. You can invest in one of the funnel type devices made so that women can stand but you still have the dilemma of positioning and holding the malleable funnel against you, pulling your garments down, holding them up from the wet floor, jockeying around with your purse, having paper. (Super Hot Tip…save ALL the napkins you can from your meals and have them in a small ziploc bag as many of the facilities do not offer paper. ??. I personally found this quite traumatizing as I am a clean freak (a discovery) I made. I had an expectation of cleanliness, soap and especially toilet paper! Isn’t that what everyone wants??? And cleanliness standards vary everywhere. I guess all those housecleaning lessons paid off.This entry was posted in Uncategorized