Let’s be real, layovers a pretty boring. Waiting to get from point A to point B is not exactly the most fun part of traveling. However, waiting for your next plane, train, or automobile is the best time to watch that YouTube video everyone is posting on Facebook, catch up on trending news, or discover new music. Where do you even start though? Layover Links is our way of helping you out with that. Here are today’s top links to get you from point A to point B.
9 Historic Olympic Cities and What They Look Like Today (Buzzfeed)
Every time the Olympics rolls around, we spend days on end watching the incredible events and the athletes who partake in them. We get to know the ice rinks they skate on, the slopes they ski down, and so-on and so-forth. But then, everything ends and we forget all about the arenas we just spent an absurd amount of time watching on t.v. This article from Buzzfee highlights some of the most historic stadium and Olympic history and how they look today.
The 12 Most Scenic Islands in the World (Huffington Post)
Sick of looking at the snow? Yeah, me too. Give your eyes a mini vacation and take a look at these incredibly scenic islands.
Hotels with the Most Unusual Guest Keys (Conde Nast Traveler)
I have stayed in many hotels but I have never received a room key as unique as any of these. Unique, charming, and freakin’ cute, these keys will make you wish your car keys were more than just welded metal.
Why Going Gluten-Free Doesn’t Have to Ruin Travel (USA Today)
As more and more people are claiming gluten sensitivities/intolerances, more and more companies are altering their services to accommodate the growing gluten-free trend. Many hotel, airplane, and cruise companies are adjusting their strategies to make sure that the dietary restrictions of their patrons are recognized and provided for. This article highlights just a few of the companies that are making moves to ensure that your vacation is not hampered by your gluten sensitivity.
Which links helped with your layover?