WOW Me please
Alice is wowed by Iceland's WOW airline - as she continues her summer journey.
2 nights in Copenhagen had gone by too quickly. The second night, I spent at one of our top hotels in Copenhagen. Copenhagen Admiral hotel is only a short stroll from the vibrant Nyhavn area and the Amalienborg castle. Copenhagen Admiral Hotel is a historic yet modern hotel. It was converted from an 18th century warehouse, which is evident from the décor and the distinctive beams. I had a Deluxe room facing the Opera house - a lovely view to wake up to.
View from the Deluxe room @ Copenhagen's Admiral hotel
After a leisurely morning at Copenhagen Admiral hotel, I made my way to the airport. I walked to Kongens Nytorv metro station, which took roughly 10 minutes and enjoyed the views of Nyhavn and its cobbled streets on this sunny morning. The metro took me straight to the airport in less than 20 minutes.
_Copenhagen's rather straightforward (if you ignore the long names) Metro map _
I arrived to terminal 2 an hour and a half prior to my flight and at the check in counter; there was such a long line that I did not reach the check in counter until 30 minutes prior to my flight. There was still lots of people behind me in line. The check-in staff were nice and assured that we would all get on the plane. I must admit, that my first impression with wow air was less than good.
That however quickly changed once on-board the plane. The staff were all wearing birthday hats and the cabin was decorated as wow air was turning 3 today and the airline keeps getting bigger and bigger and so was the air hostess, or so she told us, but that is besides the point.
The service was very friendly and the air hostess made all the passengers laugh on several occasions during the introductions and safety instructions. After the safety instructions we would have a test and then cut the cake. We did not have a test, but we did receive a piece of birthday cake, which added a lovely touch, great planning on my behalf I must say!
Wow Airline's 3rd Birthday Cake
I had also heard so much about Icelandic Skyr, which everyone in the Nordics seem to be obsessed with. Skyr is a cultured dairy product, very similar to strained yoghurt, so when I saw this on the in-flight menu I had to give it a go. It was flavoured with blueberry and it did not disappoint.
Thank you for Wowing me with your quirkiness and great service. Wishing you many more happy years.
I arrived into Reykjavik safely, located the flybus and roughly an hour later I was in the lobby of First Hotel Alda, where I would spend the next 2 nights.