Flying My First Inaugural – London to Ljubljana Part 2: Lake Bled

For once it wasn’t too hard to get up, and after a proper powerful shower we headed down to the basement breakfast buffet. On offer at Rooms and Apartments Jana were a solid selection of breads, coffee, teas, hams, pastries, cereals and even a few hot items. Whilst it was not the nicest breakfast room in the world and the Nespresso machine refused to work … Continue reading Flying My First Inaugural – London to Ljubljana Part 2: Lake Bled

A Cheapskate’s Weekend in Prague Part 7: Touring The World Through Prague

As was the theme on this trip we started the day with an absolutely epic breakfast. Other than those amazing Indian breakfast buffet spreads I can’t think of a trip where we started the day so well, so often.La Bottega Bistroteka was just a short walk from the hotel and we were amongst the first to arrive along with some other tourists that seemed to … Continue reading A Cheapskate’s Weekend in Prague Part 7: Touring The World Through Prague

A Cheapskate’s Weekend in Prague Part 6: Brunch, Beer And Culture Lost

We did not get off to the best of starts as a combination of Google maps and my terrible sense of direction almost caused us to miss our brunch reservation. Let’s say that our walk to Eska was not the best. From the hotel it was past a bit of car park, under some railway bridges, a bus station, down some dirty alleyway and finally … Continue reading A Cheapskate’s Weekend in Prague Part 6: Brunch, Beer And Culture Lost

A Cheapskate’s Weekend in Prague Part 5: Two Pubs and A Racist Clock – Yes it’s Prague, Not Brexit Britain…

We quickly settled in at the Hilton and decided to spend our morning exploring the crowded, winding streets of the old town including the famous square, racist clock and surrounding streets. We stopped for lunch at Pivovar U Tří Růží a nice friendly Czech pub/restaurant just off the worst of the tourist trail. Service was friendly and in English, though I think we’d have been … Continue reading A Cheapskate’s Weekend in Prague Part 5: Two Pubs and A Racist Clock – Yes it’s Prague, Not Brexit Britain…