8 Fun Things to do in an Airport ...

Don’t you just hate it when you are stuck in an airport for hours on end? For many of us who travel on a frequent basis, this occurrence is more common than you would imagine. Instead of getting bored and hating every minute you spend in the airport, how about trying out some of these fun things to do in an airport?

1. Catch up on Your Reading

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While this is perhaps the most obvious one, it can nonetheless be interesting and fun. Go to a bookstore in the airport and buy a book that you always wanted to read but never had a chance to. Alternatively, buy a book that you have never heard of before and learn something new.

2. Explore New Food

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Most of us are creatures of habit and tend to order the same types of food wherever we go. Go to an airport restaurant and try out something that you have never eaten before.

3. People Watching

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Most of us are so busy in our lives; we hardly have any time to consider other people in the general public. I think people-watching is by far one of the most fun things to do in an airport. You will be surprised at all the things you observed that otherwise go unnoticed.

4. Take the Time to Exercise

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Most airports today are fairly large and offer a great scope for walking. Especially, if you have followed the tip of exploring new food, or if you are behind on your exercise, or if you were just waiting to get started, this is your chance.

5. Meeting People

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I think this can be one of the most fun things to do in an airport! In our busy lives, we have hard enough time staying in touch with all the people we know, let alone meet new ones. Here is your chance!

6. Pamper Yourself

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Most airports offer some options for getting pampered. If there is a salon, get a facial, manicure or pedicure. Consider getting a new haircut. Perhaps you can get a massage. Or, at least get your shoes shined.

7. Go Shopping

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Most of us women will agree that this can be one of the most fun things to do in an airport, but men can also indulge. Even if you have too much time on your hands and don’t want to spend too much money, you can go window shopping.

8. Create a Photo Album

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Most of us carry a digital camera or a have a camera in our phones. Ask people if you can take their pictures and create an interesting photo album. Let your creative juices flow!

As you can see, being stranded in an airport does not necessarily mean that you have to be bored and frustrated. If you put on your thinking cap, perhaps you can find some more fun things to do in an airport. Else, just choose items in this list that catch your fancy and have fun!

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