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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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Athens Changing of the Guard

October 29, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

Don’t Miss the Pageantry of the Athens Changing of the Guard When you visit Athens, one of the things that should be on your plans is to see the Athens Changing of the Guard. Time your visit just as the ceremony is to begin because it is along and elaborate […]

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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. […]