World's Strangest Airport Attractions

Skip Ad
Margot Wolfs

From teeth cleaning to “4-D” movies, fliers are finding unusual ways to make the most of their layovers.

Taste “Chewy” Ice Cream

11 of 12

Where: Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport, International Terminal, roving cart

Details: Turkish ice cream is stickier and chewier than its Western counterpart—it stretches. The secret ingredient is salep, the ground tubers of wild orchids. Available in chocolate or vanilla, sold from a cart and twirled on long-handled paddles, this is a completely authentic Turkish ice cream experience: even the most discerning Turks give it two thumbs up.

World's Strangest Airport Attractions

Taste “Chewy” Ice Cream

Where: Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport, International Terminal, roving cart

Details: Turkish ice cream is stickier and chewier than its Western counterpart—it stretches. The secret ingredient is salep, the ground tubers of wild orchids. Available in chocolate or vanilla, sold from a cart and twirled on long-handled paddles, this is a completely authentic Turkish ice cream experience: even the most discerning Turks give it two thumbs up.

Margot Wolfs
Sponsored Content
More from T+L
Advertisement