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So Much Food In Chicago To Sample

November 16, 2017 TravelAtWill 2

Eating Our Way Around Chicago We visited Chicago for 3 days and it felt like we ate constantly. We tried a number of different spots for food in Chicago. Some offered local specialties like deep dish pizza. We made sure to visit the iconic restaurant made famous by Saturday Night […]

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It Was Worth The Wait For Ginja In Obidos

October 19, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Ginja The Cherry Liqueur Ginja (or “Ginginha”) is a famous Portuguese cherry liqueur. Sour cherries are added to brandy to soak. Sugar is added and sometimes other things for additional flavour (e.g. cinnamon, cloves). While the recipe is pretty simple, the taste varied quite a bit based on individual secret […]

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Port Tasting In Porto At Graham’s Port Lodge

October 17, 2017 TravelAtWill 2

Returning To Porto It was always great to return to a city you have explored in the past. We visited Porto in the spring and were back for a day stop on our northern Europe cruise. We had explored much on our last visit. But on this trip we planned […]

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Coffee, Gelato and Port in Porto

September 13, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

In Search of Coffee, Gelato and Port in Porto We had a lot of good food in Portugal and Porto was no exception. But we went in search of coffee, gelato and port when we walked in Porto. We had several things pinned on our maps to try. Others we […]

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Cruise Ship Dining At Its Best

August 1, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Cruise Ship Dining Will Surprise You Sometimes when people think about a cruise ship, they get an image of an unappetizing buffet table. There are certainly buffet tables on cruise ships. But buffet dining is not your only option when cruising. There are multiple other ways to get great food […]

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Italian Wine Tasting at Sea

April 19, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Finding A New Activity Onboard Our Cruise Ship There are a lot of great things to do when you are cruising at sea! When it is a port day, we are often out at excursions so enjoy less of the things the ship offers. But when it is a sea […]

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Food and Travel in 2016

December 28, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Travelling for Food in 2016 Challenged Our Taste Buds Food and travel in 2016 stretched us to try many new cuisines. Our taste buds were sometimes challenged! But often our food and drink favourites came in great quantity and variety! As we travel and experience authentic local foods and drinks, […]

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Food We Loved in 2015

January 1, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

We Ate Well On All The Food We Loved in 2015 When you travel for over 33 weeks in a year, you eat a lot of meals out. While we stayed in an Airbnb condo for part of this time, we also took advantage of being away to try new […]

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Dining In Nassau, Bahamas

August 3, 2015 TravelAtWill 0

Who Goes To Nassau, Bahamas in July? People always seem to be surprised when we head to Bahamas for July. It is finally warm in Toronto and we escape south! But we have been unpleasantly surprised on too many vacations when we headed to cottage country.  We have been cooped […]

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Eat Local In Nassau And Be Entertained!

February 9, 2015 TravelAtWill 2

You Will Get Tropical Conch Salad When You Eat Local In Nassau We love to visit Bahamas and enjoy fresh fruit and seafood!  The growing season in Canada is so short and unless you live on the coast, seafood is an expensive treat.  Who would know we could get both and […]

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Southern Italy Cooking Experience

October 6, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Learning Southern Italy Cooking in Lecce Learning about food in Italy was a favourite part of travelling in Italy! We were off for a day of Southern Italy cooking lessons with Silvestro at The Awaiting Table in Lecce. Worried about drinking and driving, we called a cab from the hotel and […]

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Bologna The Fat City

September 16, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Bologna and Food – The Fat City in Emilia Romagna Bologna is known for 3 things, as the: Red City – for its flirtation with communism and/or for the prevalence of red brick Educated City – having the first public university for law and medicine and having a large student population […]