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Bored at the Airport? Cool ways to overcome boredom at airports around the world

If you have to board a flight with layovers, there are chances you might get bored. It becomes very difficult to sit idle and see the hands of the clock moving, as if aimlessly. Here we have some cool ways to make you overcome boredom while waiting at airports across the world:

View the aquarium and jellyfish exhibit at Vancouver airport

If you are waiting for your next flight at the Vancouver airport, then you must not miss the aquarium and jellyfish exhibit at the airport. The Vancouver aquarium features two marine museums viz. a 114,000-liter main aquarium and a smaller 1,800-liter jellyfish aquarium. There are more than 5,000 creatures in the Level 3 Main Aquarium. The list includes wolf eels, kelp greenlings, cabezon, several species of anemones, etc. The Jellyfish exhibit is at Level 4 and it has 12 jellyfishes.

Browse through the Art Gallery at London's Heathrow airport

For art lovers the London airport's art gallery is a feast for the eyes and mind. The award-winning T5 Gallery opens from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm and exhibits captivating artwork. It gives travelers an opportunity to browse as well as buy the artwork created by young emerging artists.

Meet Gollum from Lord of the Rings at Wellington Airport

The statue of Gollum was installed at the Wellington Airport as a promotional stunt for the Hobbit movie. The Hobbit is seen poised to catch a fish. The statue is reminiscent of the "Lord of the Rings Trilogy".

Enjoy stargazing in the planetarium at Tokyo's Haneda Airport

The planetarium at the Haneda Airport's Starry Café is the best place for romantic travelers. You can use your downtime at the Haneda airport in Tokyo for a relaxing break. Sumptous food accompanied by sweet music in the background and stars over your head are truly a feast for your body, mind, and soul.

Rent a movie at US airports

If you feel tired of looking at people around you or you are not in the mood to talk to anyone, you can have a movie break at the airport. All major US airports rent movies which you can play on your laptop.

Aren't these ideas interesting? I am sure if you are at any of these airports, you won't feel bored and would give yourself a refreshing break at the airport.


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Published On: Saturday, December 14th, 2013