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How much to tip: A calculation guide

How much to tip: A calculation guide

David Whitley August 21, 2012 1

A formula for how much to tip in restaurants. There are plenty of tipping calculation guides on the web, all written by people so terrified of being called tight that they vastly inflate what

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The percentage game: Florida’s tipping trickery

David Whitley November 30, 2011 12

Florida road-trip My recent jaunt around Florida has been something of an eye-opener. I don’t think I’ve ever been anywhere else where I’ve enjoyed so much of what I’ve done without actually liking the

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Ten things America could really do with getting over

David Whitley May 22, 2011 13

Over the last couple of months, I’ve spent a fair bit of time in the United States. On the whole, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed it. The US is a fantastically varied country with many stories

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What is ‘good service’?

David Whitley October 25, 2010 18

Tipping leads to good service? As I have stated on countless occasions, I hate the whole circus that is tipping. I’ve many arguments against it, but one often thrown back at me is that

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Tipping etiquette and ‘service not included’: The socially acceptable add-on charges

David Whitley July 27, 2009 20

Tipping for good service? Or all the time? I’m fairly sure that this one will open up a can of worms, but let’s run with it anyway. Cards on the table  – I hate

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