So much leg room!

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Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net:

1. Traveling may be fun but flying to get to your destination can be hell for the long-limbed. As airlines cut back on amenities and try to cram more seats into an already tight space, fitting into your seat can feel like an exercise in body contortion. Here are some pointers on how to score some elusive extra legroom.

2. Ever wonder what the future of travel will look like? This article provides a sneak peak into the eco-friendly planes and flying cars of the future.

3. Read this and drool: the world’s best chocolate shops. Those cappuccino chocolate cups with Grand Marnier sound simply divine.

4. Isn’t it annoying when you’re on a 14-hour flight and the person next to you has clearly been eating garlic, onions and just about everything that a person should not be allowed to eat before sitting in a confined space with 200 other people for the next half day? Have you stopped to consider if you might be an annoying passenger? Here’s a guide on how to tell.

5. Time and money are probably the two biggest obstacles to taking a vacation. But a holiday doesn’t have to be long or drain your bank account to be a good one – it just has to be well thought out. Here are some pointers on how to squeeze more out of short trips.

6. Heading to New York? Top concierges reveal their secrets on everything from how to score coveted theater tickets, to their picks of the city’s best art and dining experiences.

 

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