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Portugal and Spain For The Spring

March 17, 2017 TravelAtWill 4

Our Spring Travel Plans It is time to travel again. We had an awesome 10 week adventure that finished 2016. Then the plan was to head somewhere warm to escape the Toronto winter. But that never happened. It was a good thing that we had a reasonable winter in Toronto. […]

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So Much To See Exploring Barcelona

September 5, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

Arriving in Barcelona We arrived in Barcelona by train from our great discoveries in Granada!  Train travel in Spain was fast and a great option to get around. We had travelled from Madrid, to the Costa Del Sol and then to Barcelona by train.  It would be a great 5 days exploring […]

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Gaudi Barcelona

September 5, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

Playful Gaudi Barcelona Treasure You can’t come to Barcelona and not explore Gaudi Barcelona. Anton Gaudi’s fingerprints are all over the city. Whether it is in playful parks, majestic churches or colourful houses, you can find Gaudi influence wherever you visit. We planned a mixed mode trip to get to […]

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Views From Montserrat

September 5, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

Montserrat For A Day As a day trip from Barcelona, we pre-planned our visit to the monastery of Montserrat. It would be great to head out of Barcelona into the mountains. The views from Montserrat are well worth a day trip! It was an easy R5 train from Espanya station. […]

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Moorish Granada

September 4, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

Heading to Granada After leaving Marbella on the Costa Del Sol in Spain, it was easy to pick up last minute bus tickets direct from Marbella to Granada. We had almost cancelled our trip to Granada after having been robbed in Madrid. But as soon as we arrived, we wished […]

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Awesome Alhambra

September 4, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

High Ground at Alhambra Wandering around Granada, it was easy to see the influence the Moors had on architecture. The buildings were graced with intricate beauty. We had caught glimpses of awesome Alhambra from afar and this would be our day to explore it in detail. We were headed to […]

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Marbella on Costa Del Sol

September 3, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

Malaga – Our First Stop in the Costa Del Sol Madrid was a great place to start our trip to Spain. Our next stop would be the sunny coast or Costa Del Sol in Spain. We started our exploration of the Costa Del Sol with a quick stop in Malaga. […]

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Ronda – A Spanish Hill Town

September 2, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

Mountain Views On Our Way To Ronda We spent a week on Spain’s Costa Del Sol in Marbella. Most of the time we strolled the beach towns. But you can’t stay in Marbella and not think about a few day trips. With the sun shining, we headed off for a […]

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Art and Architecture in Madrid

September 1, 2016 TravelAtWill 6

Madrid Was Our Gateway to Spain Madrid was the first stop on our trip to Spain. We were booked for our stay at the ME Madrid right on Santa Ana Square. We would be right in the heart of the action. It would be a good base to explore the […]