Vacation tip: water abroad
In the Netherlands, filling your re-usable bottle under the tap is nice and convenient; you don't have to go to the store for clean, fresh and delicious water and that saves time, energy and a lot of plastic. On vacation abroad, it's a different story. In Europe, the water is often also good to drink, although sometimes there is a side effect, but oh well...think of all the benefits! During my vacation in Thailand, however, tap water was not an option, so what to do as a conscious tourist? In many hotels, but also in other places, like here at the self-washing facility, there are water dispensers. Filling up a small bottle may not be very economical, but once you buy a large gallon bottle, you can use it for the whole vacation. In the stores a 5 liter bottle costs about 100bath (3 euro) and from the dispenser only 5bath. Much cheaper than buying a new one every time and again a minimum of single-use plastics into the world! And of course you have to drink a lot more in the tropics than in the Netherlands, but if necessary you look less hip without our bottles and you refill one and a half liter bottles this way. This is the vacation tip from Retulp.