Stuck at the Airport

Stuck at the Airport

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Airports used to be places we just passed through on our way to somewhere else. But with an increase in layovers and ever-mounting delays, qdwell-timeq in airports has become an inevitable, tedious, and often infuriating part of travel today. This essential guidebook won't get you where you want to go faster, but it does provide great suggestions for eating well, taking care of business, and having fun while you wait. In clear, cleverly written profiles of each airport, Harriet Baskas,'s airport expert, spells out: the best places to eat and what local specialties to try; diversions for kids (playgrounds, observation decks, and museums); quick trips to make by cab (including times to the nearest city); locations of business centers and data ports; shops with interesting, reasonably priced items; well-stocked bookstores; art and history exhibits; clean places to shower and quiet corners for taking a nap. In some airports, she reveals, you can even get a dentist to look at that troublesome tooth, a shoemaker to fix a wobbly heel, and a masseuse to case travel-induced kinks -- and crankiness. Organized alphabetically for easy reference. Stuck at the Airport is the indispensable travel companion for business and leisure travelers alike.... a full-service shoe repair shop (Heel Quik), and a business center. One frequent traveler reports that while the seating area is lovely, ita#39;s often full, so dona#39;t bank on getting a spot here. You can also rent a portable DVD player and a movie atanbsp;...

Title:Stuck at the Airport
Author:Harriet Baskas
Publisher:Simon and Schuster - 2001-01-01


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