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7 Things We Never Pack To Go On Vacation

April 19, 2018 TravelAtWill 2

Not Everything Goes Into The Suitcase Packing has never been a strength of mine. I am getting infinitesimally better. But I do try not to pack consumable items that I can pick up at my destination. If we are taking a short trip like our extra long weekend to Washington […]

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Our First Cruise With Windstar

April 11, 2018 TravelAtWill 0

Adding New Cruise Lines Into The Mix We have traditionally cruised with Oceania Cruises. This year we decided to taste test some new cruise lines. For the fall, we booked trips with Viking Cruises to China and Windstar Cruises to Japan. It will be a year of firsts. In the […]

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Experience Burning Man In Washington DC

April 8, 2018 TravelAtWill 18

The First Weekend At The Burning Man In Washington Exhibit The Burning Man event happens every summer in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. A complete city is built out of nothing. And at the end, the desert is returned to its natural state. Nothing is left behind. Burning Man […]

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Cruising With Windstar In The Caribbean

April 4, 2018 TravelAtWill 22

Heading Back To The Caribbean We started the year cruising in the southern Caribbean for David’s birthday. We finished that trip with a week in St Lucia. It was great to escape the winter in Toronto. But we were not back for a month before we started to itch to […]

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On A Keto Diet I Lost Weight on a Cruise For 12 Days

March 28, 2018 TravelAtWill 28

We Started A Low Carb Diet Before Our Vacation The winter hibernation in Toronto added yet more pounds to our slowly increasing weight. It was time to take drastic measures. We started a low carb diet 10 days before we headed south on our Windstar Caribbean cruise. Our southern vacation […]

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Explore Martinique By Catamaran

March 25, 2018 TravelAtWill 0

Arriving In Anse Mitan, Martinique The sun was rising as we headed into Martinique.  We were sad to realize that this was the last port on our Windstar Caribbean cruise.  Our cruise ship was again anchored in the middle of the bay. This was both a pro and con of […]

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A Day Trip Scuba Diving in Grenada

March 21, 2018 TravelAtWill 0

We Planned Scuba Diving In Grenada On our Windstar cruise to the Caribbean, we took it easy in many of the ports. We escaped the cold in Toronto and we really just wanted to relax,  In St Kitts, we flew through the air on our zipline adventure.  We snorkelled on […]

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Do A Zipline Ride In St Kitts

March 18, 2018 TravelAtWill 0

Our First Visit To St Kitts The first port on our Windstar cruise to the Caribbean was St Kitts. This was a new port for us. When we looked at the excursions offered by the ship, we got excited at the prospect of doing a zipline ride in St Kitts. […]

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Things To Know When You Do A Trans-Atlantic Cruise

March 14, 2018 TravelAtWill 2

Are You Considering A Trans-Atlantic Cruise? When people talk about a trans-Altantic cruise, the images that come to mind are often of the luxurious days of ocean liners crossing the sea. We booked our first trans-Atlantic cruise with Oceania Cruises to head to Europe to begin our exploration of Portugal […]

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Greek Island Discoveries

March 11, 2018 TravelAtWill 2

Greek Island Discoveries For many people, Greece brings to mind the great ruins that are spread out through the city of Athens. When you talk about Greek Islands, the vibrant blues of Santorini and Mykonos are on wish lists. But there are many other Greek island discoveries that will keep […]

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A Novice’s View Of How To Travel On Points

March 7, 2018 TravelAtWill 24

A True Confession It is true confessions time. We travelled quite extensively for many years with little regard for brand loyalty. We joined all the loyalty programs and then scattered our points everywhere. Often points expired unused. Promotions that would increase our points were ignored. In the last 3 years […]