The start of the trip was less than ideal. I was supposed to wake up at 3:30am to catch the 4:30 "Pendolino" train from Ostrava to Prague, but I overslept and woke up at 4:57--classic Honza. So my dad hastily drove me to the train station to catch the 5:30 train, but then I had to take a taxi in Prague to make it to the airport in time (the driver asked for 1,500 CZK, almost triple of the usual rate--classic Prague--but what can you do when you're in a hurry to catch the plane).
I made it to the terminal at 9:10, just 10 minutes before check-in closed. My overweight bag was accepted without any trouble, so low-cost airlines aren't always bad. I rushed through security only to find out that the flight was delayed for an hour. But, on the bright side, they also changed the itinerary--the plane was supposed to make a stop in Zakinthos and then continue to Patras, but the two were reversed. Since my destination was Patras, the change in schedule made up for the delay.Read More