Our final day in Prague began with an epic Italian breakfast at La Bottega Bistroteka that fuelled us up for a mammoth morning of sightseeing. We started our walk to Prague Castle by crossing the Charles Bridge and heading up the hill to the summit. After a leisurely stroll through St. Vitus Cathedral and the castle complex we took the scenic route back down the hill and through the old town for a locally inspired lunch of sausages and trdelnik.
It was then sadly time to head home in Business Class with British Airways which featured one of the weakest in-flight meals I’ve ever eaten. Continue reading A Cheapskate’s Luxury Weekend in Prague Part 4: The King Of The Castle Plans His Retreat
We checked out and made the short walk to the station to continue our train journey from the day before, this time bound for Kyoto. Train: Sakura 540 Hiroshima to Shin-Osaka (Followed by a local train to Kyoto Station)Depart Hiroshima Station: 08:26Arrive Shin Osaka: 09:53Seats: Car 5: Seats 12A and 12B (Standard Class)Train: Kyushu Shinkansen 800 Series Maximum Speed 160mph (260 km/h) The journey flew … Continue reading Eloping To Japan With A Little HEL On The Side Part 8: Living the Suite Life in Kyoto
We’d always wanted to go to Japan, almost everything about it had appealed to us for as long as we’d been together. So after finally deciding to tie the knot there was only ever one country we were going to visit for our honeymoon and we were determined to do it in style staying at some amazing hotels and flying one of the best airlines in the world to get there. Continue reading Intro: Eloping To Japan With A Little HEL On The Side