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Madrid Plaza de Mayor

Places To Visit On A Madrid Layover

Madrid is the capital of Spain, located in the center of the country. The city’s airport is Barajas, located a short distance away from the city, in the northeastern part. The airport has three main terminals that are connected between them, and a fourth, newer terminal located a shuttle bus ride away. In the T1, […]

London layover

London’s Winter Activities

If you’re stuck on a layover in London during the winter months, when the days are shorter and the temperature cooler, you may feel limited on what you are able to do.  Yet, there are many things to do in London during the winter months that can keep you entertained. Ice Skating — Winter is […]

Layover Heathrow London Stopover

How to make the most of a stopover in London

London’s airports offer passengers a number of highly impressive and extremely useful facilities, such as Gatwick’s inter-terminal monorail and Stansted valet parking, but what can you do if you are forced to be there for a short layover? If you find yourself at a London airport for a few hours, here are some good options […]

Burj al Arab hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Exploring Dubai – Top Ten Things To Do While On A Layover

Dubai offers countless attractions for those stuck on layovers, but the following ten attractions are sure to provide a wealth of fun and enjoyment for everyone in the family. Dubai Fountains This magnificent water feature will leave you in awe.  This choreographed fountain shoots up hundreds of feet in the air.  The beat of each […]

Sydney skyline, Australia

The Best Places To Eat In Sydney

Sydney is a cosmopolitan city with cultural influences from all over the world. Those influences are more evident in the array of cuisine that is available than in nearly any other aspect of Sydney life. Australian fare includes everything from foods usually found in a comfortable British pub, to Asian cuisine and local offerings like […]

Bali Temple

Exotic Destinations Perfect For A Family Vacation

It’s often said that the family that plays together, stays together, but to make that adage come true, you need to take your family to a vacation destination that offers a wealth of intriguing activities. Exotic locales around the world are perfect for this purpose because they usually incorporate cultures and settings that are fascinating […]

Coral island and reef sharks, Siam Bay, Thailand

Layover In Ko Samui, Thailand

Stuck on a layover at Ko Samui Airport (USM) on the island of Ko Samui in Thailand? The airport is located approximately 2 kilometers north of the main village of Chaweng, and most places on the island are very accessible for those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave […]

Top Celebrity Choices For Cannes Hotels

Top Celebrity Choices For Cannes Hotels

Cannes, located along the famous French Riviera, is a busy tourist destination and a quick flight from destinations throughout Europe. As the 2012 Cannes Film Festival wraps in Southern France, Layover Guide has the year’s round-up of the most star studded Cannes Hotels. Hotel Martinez Join the ranks of Robert De Niro and Uma Thurman […]

Three New Marriot Hotels Opening In Thailand

Three New Marriot Hotels Opening In Thailand

Marriott Hotels is expanding in Thailand in 2012, opening three new hotels: The Rayong Marriott Resort & Spa, The Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit and the Marriott Executive Apartments Bangkok – Sukhumvit Thonglor. The three hotels will create a total of 16 Marriott hotels in Thailand. There are additional plans to open an additional five more […]

Best Hotels In Paphos, Cyprus

Best Hotels In Paphos, Cyprus

Cyprus is a popular island destination in the Mediterranean sea where visitors from around the world can relax in the world, and take advantage of its location near Greece, Turkey, Syria, Israel and Egypt. There are many daily flights to Paphos, where tourists can find a number of five-star luxury hotels. Here are Layover Guide’s […]

Top Ten Restaurants In Las Vegas

Top Ten Restaurants In Las Vegas

Sin City has it all when it comes to entertainment, and there is also no shortage of restaurants to choose from. Whether you choose to stay at the Paris Las Vegas or the Bellagio, you should check out these top ten restaurants when you are in Las Vegas. 1.  Picasso Over $50 million worth of […]

Manchester skyline

Manchester Layover

Stuck on a layover at Manchester Airport (MAN) in England? The airport is the hub for BMI and is located approximately 17km (10 miles) from Manchester’s city center which makes it an accessible destination for those stuck on a long layover. If you’re trying to figure out if you can leave the airport during your […]

Now Is The Best Time To Book A Mediterranean Cruise

Now Is The Best Time To Book A Mediterranean Cruise

While the Costa Concordia incident last January off the coast of Giglio may have made some travelers a bit hesitant to set sail, many still consider this the best (and cheapest) time to book Med cruises. Mediterranean cruising is now considered to be the cheapest it’s been in the past three years. Economic unease from […]

Best Hotels In Palma, Majorca

Best Hotels In Palma, Majorca

The island of Majorca is located in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Spain. As a popular holiday destination, the capital city of Palma has attracted tourists from all over the world including the royals who have spent summers in Majorca. The main airport is a hub for Air Berlin and there are daily […]

Best Resort Hotels Of Lake Garda, Italy

Best Resort Hotels Of Lake Garda, Italy

Lake Garda is Italy’s largest lake, located midway between Milan and Verona. It’s easily accessible, and its picturesque Alpine lake and tourist friendly atmosphere make a perfect destination for Lake Garda holidays. There is no shortage of luxury tourist hotels around the lake, including a number of five-star resorts. Layover Guide has compiled our list […]