‘Why didn’t I think of that?’ The genius ironing board hack currently going viral

With nearly 100,000 members, our Travel at 60 Facebook group is a thriving hub of helpful advice every day.

Community member Bridie Vic recently offered a funny but surprisingly practical tip to get the most out of your hotel stay — which proved so popular it’s now going viral.

If you’re in a room with two single beds, place your ironing board between them for a makeshift food and drink area, perfect for sharing snacks.

The post clearly resonated; at the time of writing, it has been shared thousands of times, reaching nearly four million people around the world.

“Best use for an ironing board I’ve ever seen!” replied group member Jannine.

“Finally a decent use for this thing,” joked fellow reader Carol.

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