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Travel Around the World in 2016

December 31, 2016 TravelAtWill 4

An Amazing 2016 Travel Year in Review 2015 was an awesome year for travelling. We came into 2016 with some ideas of where we would be travelling, but the reality far exceeded our plans! Little did we know when we started the year that we would almost travel around the […]

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Your Favourite Blog Posts of 2016

December 30, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

What Were Your Favourite Blog Posts of 2016? I was surprised when I checked my blog stats for the end of the year to see what your favourite blog posts of 2016 were. When I looked at the list, it covered much of our travel around the world in 2016. […]

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Cooking Demonstrations Onboard a Cruise Ship

December 14, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Cooking Demonstrations Are A Great Cruise Ship Activity Oceania Cruises is known for its great cuisine. The overall menus and recipes are overseen by the Executive Culinary Director Jacque Pepin. Executive Chefs onboard each ship ensure the quality is always high and add a touch of their own skill to […]

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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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Lost City of Petra in Jordon

November 18, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Travelling to Petra We had marvelled at the temples and tombs in Egypt. Touring through Jordon, we headed for the lost city of Petra! This ancient marvel had been on my “list” for a long time. I was excited to finally spend the day walking through this ancient city. It […]

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Travel Through Jordon

November 17, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Landing in Aqaba After touring the temples and tombs of Egypt, we headed for Jordon. We would once again see the most amazing ruins. On this day trip we would travel through Jordon and explore deep into the lost city of Petra. The cruise ship docked in Aqaba. We could […]

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Temples and Tombs in Egypt

November 16, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Heading Inland to see the Temples and Tombs in Egypt We arrived in Egypt after a leisurely transit along the Suez Canal. After scuba diving in Sharm El Sheikh, our second port in Egypt on our amazing cruise adventure was Safaga. This port was founded by Queen Hatshepsut when she […]

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Mortuary Temples on the West Bank in Luxor

November 15, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

Mortuary Temples on the West Bank We visited the temples on the East Bank – both the Karnak Temple at day and night and the Luxor Temple. We would visit the Egyptian tombs in the Valley of the Kings on our second day in the Luxor area. While the tombs […]

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Tribute to the Pharaohs At Luxor Temple

November 14, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

See The Tribute To The Pharaohs at Luxor Temple There are two massive temples on the east bank of the Nile River in Luxor.  They were a great introduction to our view of the temples and tombs of Egypt!  We had the chance to explore the Karnak Temple day and […]

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Karnak Temple Day and Night

November 13, 2016 TravelAtWill 6

Visiting the Karnak Temple in Luxor We saw many temples and tombs when we visited the Luxor area of Egypt. The first temple we saw in-depth was the Karnak Temple. Our visit to Luxor was an overnight tour for 2 days. This gave us a great chance to see the […]

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Scuba Diving the Red Sea

November 11, 2016 TravelAtWill 4

Choosing the Red Sea at Sharm El Shiekh We travelled through the Egyptian desert when we explored the Egyptian temples and tombs. The port in Sharm El Sheikh would be our first opportunity for scuba diving the Red Sea. This had been on my “list” for a long time. We […]