(CNN) — This week in travel news: What it takes to master one of the world’s most difficult airport landings, Japan’s picky penguins and why US travelers might want to consider a trip to Europe this year.
Our animal friends
World’s shortest commercial runway
In case you missed it
An Airbus A380 flew from Dubai to Australia with a hole in its side.
A train enthusiast solved a real-life Orient Express mystery.
Quit bugging me
Picture it. A warm evening breeze, a margarita and a date night with your beloved at a ritzy resort you’ve been saving for all year. And the one thing spoiling your vibe: your sun-kissed limbs being covered in big, red, itchy insect bites.