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    16 Airports Where You Actually Won't Mind A Layover

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    1. Munich Airport, Germany

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    Charge up your mind, body, and electronics by renting out a Napcab at the Munch Airport. The private areas can be rented by the hour, include a bed, electricity, wifi, and television

    2. Samui Airport, Thailand

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    Say goodbye to stressful transfers and delays – the Samui Airport is the kind you want to get stuck in. The airport's open design allows for comfort and gorgeous views of surrounding Thailand.

    3. Heathrow Airport, England

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    If you're stuck on a layover in Heathrow, head over to Terminal 5 to check out the T5 gallery, featuring a number of sculptures, paintings, and more temporary exhibits to take your mind off of your travels.

    4. Changi Airport, Singapore

    Changi Airport doesn't keep you cooped up while you wait for your flight. You can explore five different nature trails during your time at the airport, including a rooftop cactus garden and a butterfly enclosure.

    5. Incheon Airport, South Korea / Creative Commons

    Incheon is a massive airport with plenty to keep you busy, including a golf course and cinema, but the most important thing to squeeze in on a layover in Seoul is a spin around the airport's indoor ice rink, Ice Forest.

    6. Chicago O'Hare Airport, Illinois

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    It's hard to miss the four story brontosaurus skeleton on display at the Chicago O'Hare Airport. The 72-foot long skeleton is on loan to O'Hare Terminal 1 from Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History, and finding it makes for a good scavenger hunt on a long layover.

    7. Helsinki Airport, Finland

    The Helsinki Airport is all about making you cosy during a layover. Several lounges throughout the airport offer comfort for a range of budgets. The Almost@Home Lounge takes the cake, with its replication of a private home's lounge and kitchen area. Curl up with a good book from the nearby book exchange and enjoy a snack from the luxury homestyle kitchen.

    8. Haneda Airport, Japan

    Get even closer to the stars by popping into the Starry Cafe in the Tokyo airport. The first airport planetarium allows you to enjoy a meal under a dome of 40,000,000 stars.

    9. Vancouver Airport, Canada

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    Catching a transfer in the Vancouver Airport can be a visual delight. You can find sculptures and exhibitions throughout the airport featuring unique and interesting Pacific art.

    10. Schipol Airport, Netherlands

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    Curling up with a good book is made easy at Shipol's Airport Library. The collection offers translated Dutch fiction in over 30 languages, and plenty of cosy spots to spend a layover.

    11. Athens Airport, Greece

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    You can soak up Greek history without ever leaving the airport (though you should probably see the Acropolis since you're so close anyway). The airport has a "mini-museum" featuring archaeological findings dating back to the Byzantium era, so ditch the old in-flight magazine and check out the unique collection.

    12. Hong Kong Airport, China

    The Hong Kong Airport gets that you need your R&R between flights. The airport hosts the city's largest IMAX screen, not to mention a luxury golf course.

    13. Saint-Exupéry Airport, France

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    The tiny Lyon airport may not seem like it has much to offer at first sight, but find the airport's two story slide for hours of fun while you wait to board.

    14. Wellington Airport, New Zealand

    A Middle Earth adventure starts as soon as you step off the plane at Wellington Airport. Two giant sculptures featuring Gollum and Gandalf make the airport a geeky Instagrammer's dream.

    15. Mineta San Jose International, California

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    Watch out for Big Brother at the San Jose Airport. In a nod to its location in Silicon Valley, you can find technology-themed art instillations throughout the airport.

    16. Zurich Airport, Switzerland


    A layover at Zurich is like winning the lottery. The airport has everything, from day room rentals to spend your layover in private, to outdoor observation decks, to 'behind the scenes' tours of the airport and sightseeing flights.