Strike a Pose at These Top 10 Airport Locations for an Impromptu Photo Shoot
BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- Feb 17, 2016 -- The excitement of a vacation starts at the airport, so why shouldn't the photo fun? Airports are outdoing each other with terminals jammed with elaborate amenities -- think butterfly gardens, aquariums, even golf courses -- where you can while away the hours before your flight. And what better way to capture your complete travel adventure than snapping some shots in front of some of these show-stopping attractions, especially when they serve up an eye-catching bit of local color. The experts at Cheapflights.com, the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, have scouted locations to come up with their Top 10 Airports for an Impromptu Photo Shoot. Grab your friends or your selfie stick and say cheese!
Here are five of our favorite airports for iconic layover selfies:
- Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado - Denver
International Airport's art and culture program features 30 works,
including sculptures and murals. Part of the airport's permanent
art collection, "Art Chronicles" by Alex Sweetman is a photo series
based on the construction of the airport. There are seven gigantic
photo murals chronicling the airport's development installed in the
east and west ends of the C gates that make great backdrops for
documenting your visit to Denver.
- Incheon Airport, Seoul, South Korea - A roving
procession of costume-clad performers at Incheon Airport is too
irresistible to not Instagram. The royal procession, a
costumed group of performers reenacting the royal family from the
Joseon Dynasty, walks around the Duty Free area, third floor
passenger terminal and Korean Cultural Street located in the
passenger terminal four times a day. If you miss the group, take a
stroll along the Korean Cultural Street, which features replicas of
giwa (traditional tiled roof houses) and jeongja (pavilions) on the
fourth floor of the passenger terminal.
- Chiangi Airport, Singapore - From the Butterfly Garden
on levels two and three in Terminal 3 in the departure transit
lounge to the rooftop swimming pool on level three in Terminal 1 in
the departure lounge near the D gates, there are seemingly endless
options for photo ops at Singapore Chiangi Airport. Our favorite
spot is the Sunflower Garden with 500 beautiful sunflowers grown in
Changi Airport's very own nursery on level three of the departure
transit lounge in Terminal 2.
- Vancouver International Airport, Vancouver, British
Columbia, Canada - Thanks to its pre-security location, the
interactive Public Observation Area at Vancouver International
Airport is a popular attraction for both travelers and the general
public. Located on level 4 of the domestic terminal, the Public
Observation Area is not only a fun place to pass the time, but an
ideal spot to take dramatic photos of the airport at work and the
beauty of Sea Island through massive floor-to-ceiling windows.
- Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport, Amsterdam,
Netherlands - Located at Terminal 3 at Amsterdam Schiphol
International Airport, the House of Tulips is an architectural
wonder that is as fun to admire as it is to pose in front of. The
awe-inspiring structure represents two iconic Dutch structures: a
typical town-house façade and a ubiquitous greenhouse. To
the delight of travelers, the giant green glass house lifts up via
a hydraulic system at the start of each day to reveal a bustling
and colorful flower market beneath.
With backdrops ranging from futuristic architecture to a kinetic sculpture to tranquil gardens, here are five more selfie-worthy airports: Dubai International Airport, United Arab Emirates; Wellington Airport, Wellington, New Zealand; Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois; Beijing Capital International Airport, Beijing China; and Hamad International Airport, Qatar. To find the sweetest spots to strike your pose, visit Cheapflights.com's Top 10 Airports for an Impromptu Photo Shoot at www.cheapflights.com/news/top-10-airports-for-impromptu-photo-shoot.
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