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Cruising Through Pirate Country

December 5, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Cruising Through Pirate Country We were on our amazing cruise from Athens through Dubai and onto Cape Town. When booking the cruise, we were concerned about the political instability in some of the countries we visited. We had given far less thought to the fact that we were cruising through […]

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Celebrate Crossing the Equator

December 4, 2016 TravelAtWill 4

Heading South of the Equator It had been a busy few weeks since boarding our Oceania Cruises Nautica ship in Athens. The ship had been heading steadily south on our great 10 week adventure. We had survived our transit through the pirate zone! It was finally time to celebrate crossing […]

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Transit Through the Suez Canal

November 10, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Heading For The Suez Canal On our amazing cruise from Athens to Dubai to Cape Town, we would transit through the Suez Canal. We left the port in Haifa, Israel after visiting the Dead Sea and touring Jerusalem. The ship meandered at sea to kill a day. The cruise originally […]

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Exploring Greek Islands – Crete and Corfu

November 7, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

You Will Experience Another Side of Greece Exploring Greek Islands Greece is a land with many different facets. Athens is a large cosmopolitan city, with an expanse of antiquity at its centre. Try exploring Greek islands to get another perspective.  There are islands to explore to understand the long history of […]

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A Historical Tour of the Greek Islands

November 6, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

Not Your Typical Greek Islands When people often think of the Greek Islands they imagine the stunning iconic views of Mykonos and Santorini.  But Greece has more to offer on over 6,000 islands (although only 227 are inhabited). You might choose more adventurous activities to tour around Crete or Corfu. […]

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Iconic Views of Santorini and Mykonos

November 4, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Iconic Views Will Draw You To The Greek Islands If someone talks about Athens, images of majestic ruins immediately come to mind.  When someone says “Greek Islands”, there is a distinct image that surfaces.  Deep blues in skies, water and roofs with pastel colours sprinkled about. These are the iconic […]

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5 Tips for Visiting Athens

November 2, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

A Quick Run Through Athens Athens is a big cruise port and many people start or end their cruises in Athens. We too were there for a cruise. It would be a quick visit. But we did find 5 tips for visiting Athens to share! The Greek islands offer a […]

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Cruising Is The Right Choice For You?

March 18, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

The 5 Pros and Cons of Cruising There are so many choices when it comes time to think about a vacation – cruising is just one option! Is cruising right for you? We’ve talked with people who automatically say that cruising is not for them. Many have never even tried […]

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10 Things You May Not Know About The Caribbean

July 26, 2015 TravelAtWill 0

Things To Love About the Caribbean It is July and being back in Bahamas was a good reminder of all things about the Caribbean! We are Canadians and everyone who lives in Toronto looks to escape when winter settles in. We had not done really well in previous winters and […]

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Eastern Caribbean Islands

April 24, 2015 TravelAtWill 0

Second Half of Caribbean Cruise Explored the Eastern Caribbean Islands This would be the second half of our 26 day Caribbean cruise. We were heading off to a bunch of  the eastern Caribbean islands we had never visited – a taste test to see where we may want to re-visit […]

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San Juan Cemetery Statues Honour The Dead

April 20, 2015 TravelAtWill 0

Tour San Juan on the Free Trolley Our 26 day Caribbean cruise would soon come to an end. For this next stop after St. Barts, the ship docked right in old town San Juan, Puerto Rico. David had visited San Juan many years ago when in the navy, so he […]