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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

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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

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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

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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.

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.

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