To finish off the trip report, I thought it would be good to compare our highlights and favourites of various aspects. Favourite flight MA: Of all the flights taken, I think the most enjoyable was the Dreamliner 787-9 LAN return flight from FRA to MAD. The plane appeared clean(er), and cool. The cabin crew were… Read More Episode 8 – Reflections
Following breakfast we headed out along the riverside. MisterAirmiles had a plan of checking out a couple of nearby museums, gentle stroll, wander through old town followed by coffee and cake. Our hotel was virtually on the riverside and our room had a lovely view, so we had an idea of where to go. We… Read More Episode 4 and a half – no sausages in Frankfurt.
After a busy day, We checked out and took the train back to Frankfurt Airport. This time it was one of the lovely DeutsheBahn ICE trains, which are fabulous. We were the airport about 5 minutes faster than it took in reverse, but I think that we lost this time again in having to go… Read More Episode 5 – same drill; different day
Disembarking was smooth, easily followed signs to exit, through electronic EU passport control to the train platform. €9.60 for 2 singles to the main Frankfurt station. 20 minutes later and a short walk to the InterContinental Hotel – priority check-in, up the lift to 21st floor Club lounge and we were sipping a cool Reisling… Read More Episode 4 – another day, another InterContinental
Lovely, relaxed breakfast at the Intercontinental Hotel in Madrid – Mister Airmiles has already reported on this. Swift checkout followed by a taxi ride had us at the airport in no time. I can’t get over just how big the airport is. It has 4 runways, acres of space in the terminal (T4 and satellite… Read More Episode 3 – the wide-bodied jet of dreams