Travel Agenda: Snooze Cubes at Dubai airport; treetop adventure course; new easyjet routes to Crete
Saturday 22 October 2011
TODAY: Go for a nap at Dubai airport. Snooze Cubes are the newest addition to Terminal 1, offering transiting passengers the opportunity to rest between flights. The capsule rooms feature a bed, TV and electrical sockets for laptops and gizmos (
THIS WEEK: Go Ape! launches a new treetop adventure course for under-10s on Monday at Moors Valley Country Park near Bournemouth, allowing children to explore the trees on rope bridges and a zip wire ( goape.co.uk/explorer).
The Illuminating York Festival starts on Wednesday, transforming the city with lights and digital art until Saturday ( illuminatingyork.org.uk).
In Bristol, the Afrika Eye Film Festival starts on Friday, with a programme focusing on revolt and dictatorship, until Sunday ( afrikaeye2010.blogspot.com). And in London, the Relentless Freeze Festival presents demos from top skiers and snowboarders at Battersea Power Station, alongside a line-up of live music, Friday to Saturday ( relentlessfreeze.com).
IN THE DIARY: easyJet is launching a new route from Luton to Crete on 21 April next year. The weekly flights will serve Heraklion airport ( easyJet.com).
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