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Art Everywhere When We Walked Around Porto

September 10, 2017 TravelAtWill 2

We Found Art Everywhere When We Walked Around Porto We spent a lot of time walking around when we visited Porto. Much of the time our heads were tilted back so we could look at the amazing art we saw everywhere. Buildings were works of art. Traditional blue tiles decorated […]

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Customer Service Excellence In Portugal

August 30, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

What We Learned About Customer Service In Portugal Every new discovery was a delight as we travelled for 4 weeks in Portugal. We stayed in 11 different hotels. But we were so delighted with the Intercontinental Lisbon that we returned a second time. And we will finish there at the […]

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See Lisbon From On High

August 27, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

So Many Places To See Lisbon From On High When you visit Lisbon you will find a city of hills. In several places around the city we found elevators or funiculars that took us to a higher level. As we wandered up the hills we found the “miradouro” (viewpoints) that […]

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Explore The Belem Area of Lisbon

August 23, 2017 TravelAtWill 2

Taking the Bus To Explore the Belem Area When we visit a new city for the first time, we often take the Hop-On-Hop-Off bus (“HOHO”). We bought a two day HOHO pass in Lisbon. Our first major destination was to explore the Belem area of Lisbon. This let us see […]

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Walking in Lisbon Down The Avenida da Liberdade

August 20, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Heading Out For A Walk in Lisbon We were excited to explore Lisbon. There are 7 hills in Lisbon. So when we headed out to walk, we were prepared for lots of ups and downs. The Intercontinental Lisbon is located high up by the Edmond VII Park. When we left […]

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The Hills and Valleys of Madeira

August 16, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Our First Stop In Portugal We had really loved our visit to the Canary Islands. This stop in Funchal, Madeira would be yet another volcanic island in the long chain that sits in the North Atlantic. And it would be our first taste of Portugal. We saw yet more volcanic […]

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Variety In The Things To Do On Tenerife

July 6, 2017 TravelAtWill 2

Arriving In Tenerife Tenerife was the final Canary Island we visited on this trip. They were all quite different. Lanzarote was an arid volcanic mountain with stunning scenery. La Palma was a green and lush oasis. Tenerife was the most developed island. There are about 1 million inhabitants and 6 […]

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Green and Lush La Palma in the Canary Islands

June 27, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

As Different As Night From Day We loved our first taste of the Canary Islands. Lanzarote was an arid volcanic island with the stark colours that come with arid climates and volcanic soil. By contrast, our second stop in the Canary Islands was the green and lush La Palma Island. […]

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The Colours Of Lanzarote, Canary Islands

June 22, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Our First Stop in the Canary Islands Was On Lanzarote We got our first introduction to the volcanic islands of the Atlantic Ocean on our day in Cape Verde. Three days in the Canary Islands let us get another range of impressions for this volcanic archipelago. The first stop gave […]

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Andalusian Horse Show In Córdoba

June 15, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

An Invitation To The Andalusian Horse Show In Córdoba We visited the Alcazar in Córdoba. When we climbed high in the Lion Tower, we could see the Equestrian Centre. Horses and riders practiced in the open-aired arena. When we left the Alcazar, there was a horse and costumed rider with […]