When you've passed your tipping point
Having to reach into his pocket for everything from mediocre restaurant service to valet parking that is more hassle than it's worth, leaves Andrew Biggs happy to return to the Land of Smiles where the gratuities are not gratuitous
Dateline Los Angeles. It is time for your favourite columnist to return to Thailand. I'm expecting a large contingent of waiters and valet parking attendants to be present at the departures gate at LAX. With the amount of money I have placed in their hands this past week, it's the least they can do.
Call me stingy. Call me stupid. I just don't get the scam that is tipping in the US.
As I stated last week, I am here in LA for a very short time owing to an unexpected loss.
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