Airport Sleeper at JFK

Photo Diary: New York City JFK

After a 3,000 mile cross-country road trip from Portland, Oregon to the east coast, it was time to fly west. After strolling around Brooklyn and enjoying my last salt bagel, I packed my bags and headed to JFK for my early morning flight. I had spent an evening in the Corfu airport, but I am still new [...]

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Must Have Travel Accessories For Airport Sleepers

Over 20-plus years of professional and personal flying I have been in the air for nearly 20,000 hours, covered well over 6,000,000 miles and passed through hundreds of airports. Admittedly, that’s just a back of a cigarette packet calculation, but the numbers won’t be too far off the truth. Obviously, when I’m at work I [...]

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Let’s Go Surfing … At Munich Airport?

Traveling through Munich between now and August 24th, 2014? Don’t forget to pack your swimsuit! Just in time for German school holidays, the airport has re-opened the Surf and Style initiative between Terminals 1 and 2, in the Munich Airport Center. Over the coming weeks, those traveling through MUC will have the option of hopping [...]

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Capsule Hotel Opens At Tokyo Narita Airport

Tokyo’s Narita International Airport (NRT) made a significant upgrade this month with the grand opening of the newest nine hour (9h) hotel. Located a few steps outside of Terminal 2, this futuristic capsule-style hotel will rapidly transform the city’s emerging hub for budget flights. The concept for the 9h model is straightforward. Upon checking in, [...]

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Hanoi Airport’s Short-Lived Sleep Pods: What Just Happened?!

Just last week, we were super excited to announce the opening of the first ever sleep pods at Terminal 2 in Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) in Hanoi, Vietnam. Up until this point, SleepingInAirports.com reviewers had described Hanoi Airport as a glorified bus station – and we looked forward to a touch more comfort. But [...]

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10 Most Ridiculous Travel Accessories Ever Invented

Every once in a while someone comes up with an idea so useful that it’s hard to believe no one thought of it before. Wheeled luggage, for example, was the result of a simple premise and has since saved the backs of countless travellers. Unfortunately, in keeping with the law of averages, for every brilliant [...]

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