There are some countries that do not allow people to flush toilet paper. For travelers used to
Speaking of toilet paper, if you’re traveling through China or Korea, you shouldn’t assume toilet paper will always be provided. It is customary to carry a small amount of toilet paper around with you just in case — after all, it never hurts to be prepared. This is also the case in some European countries. It is not that it is unavailable, but there is a charge.
Restrooms are also becoming high tech. In some locations in China, there is a machine that will dispense toilet paper with facial recognition only.
In some locations in Mexico, there is a washroom attendant that charges for toilet paper. Having a washroom assistant is not uncommon in major world-class cities that are tourist destinations. Many upscale hotels and restaurants have a Restroom Courtesy Valet.
Check with your international travel provider for information on your next destination. It is always recommended to have coins in the local currency for fee-based washrooms. Carrying that small packet of tissue paper is also recommended. Please note that many international destinations that have upscale or major brand name hotels have an American style washroom.
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