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Airport Yoga Rooms

Yoga Rooms: 9 airports where you can practice your downward dog

Last week, Jet Blue piloted a series of free yoga classes out of JFK’s Terminal 5, in an effort to keep passengers, happy, fit and comfortable. While this was just a one-week event featuring some of New York’s celebrated yogis and yoginis as teachers, it got us thinking about other terminals where yoga studios are […]

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5 strange reasons for flight delays

5 Of The Strangest Reasons For Flight Delays

Winter is just around the corner and so are the inevitable long flight delays that go hand in hand with crappy weather. These days, in the US at least, passengers can expect better treatment because of new legislation that actually forces the airlines to look after them. After several well-publicised incidences where people have been […]

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Traveling with Children: 10 Kid-Friendly Airports

We’ve all been there. While family vacations are wonderful, there is that moment on route where you are just not positive the entire family will make it there in once piece. Whether it is because one sibling seems intent on torture, one child has gotten hungry or – worst of all – a parent has forgotten that critical […]

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Fans watch World Cup soccer at Changi Airport

World Cup Fever Strikes Airports

Travelers intent on catching a few hours of sleep at the airport over the coming month may want to splurge on a good pair of earplugs, or a few extra sleeping pills. A number of airports and airline passengers have fully embraced FIFA fever, and their excitement and enthusiasm is contagious across international boundaries. Whether it spreads at […]

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Airport Sleeping Pods

Updated 15 December 2015 A futuristic phenomenon is taking root at airports worldwide: sleeping pods! After decades of travelers sprawled out across chairs and aisles, ingenious and entrepreneurial individuals are finally beginning to invent comfortable ways to nap while in transit – but with a cost. From reclining cocoon chairs to queen sized luxury beds […]

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Leaving the Airport During Layovers: Top Five Airports for Mini-Vacations

Bid adieu to the dreaded layover! Airports worldwide are jumping on a trend that encourages transit passengers to leave the airport and visit the city, spicing dreaded travel days up with a mini vacation. Whether travellers spend a day seeking out a city’s best sights, diving into local cuisine or even just unwinding in luxurious […]

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Airports with Free iPhone Apps

Now that more and more airports are providing WiFi, they are also coming up with phone apps.  The European airports are leading the charge with the app development, while it seems the the rest of the world’s airports are lagging behind.  I’ll keep this list updated and add to it as new apps are released. […]

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