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Port Tasting In Porto At Graham’s Port Lodge

October 17, 2017 TravelAtWill 2

Returning To Porto It was always great to return to a city you have explored in the past. We visited Porto in the spring and were back for a day stop on our northern Europe cruise. We had explored much on our last visit. But on this trip we planned […]

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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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An Alaska Cruise From Seattle In July

August 6, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Starting Our Cruise In Seattle Our Alaska cruise from Seattle in July was for 7 days. We considered flying between Toronto and Vancouver. It was a short hop between Vancouver and Seattle. But when we researched flight costs, it was much cheaper to fly into Seattle – even with the […]

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Cruise Ship Dining At Its Best

August 1, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Cruise Ship Dining Will Surprise You Sometimes when people think about a cruise ship, they get an image of an unappetizing buffet table. There are certainly buffet tables on cruise ships. But buffet dining is not your only option when cruising. There are multiple other ways to get great food […]

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Much To See When You Visit Sitka in Alaska

July 30, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Arriving In Sitka We had really enjoyed our day at sea as we cruised along the Tracy Fjord to see the Sawyer Glacier. The next day was the first port day on our Alaska cruise. We woke up in the morning and were docked. There did not appear to be […]

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A Rainforest Excursion in Ketchikan, Alaska

July 25, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Arriving in Ketchikan We left Seattle and spent one day cruising up the Inside Passage along the coast of British Columbia in Canada. The first port on our Alaska cruise was Ketchikan. We booked a rainforest excursion in Ketchikan as our first taste of Alaska. The weather forecast was variable. […]

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An Alaska Cruise For Grizzly Bears and More

July 23, 2017 TravelAtWill 2

Landing In Prince Rupert We did tours in Ketchikan and Sitka in Alaska and hoped to see wild life. Mostly we saw rainy Alaska in the early summer. The islands and rainforests of the Alaskan Panhandle provided a great look into the natural habitat of southern Alaska. Our last port […]

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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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Volcanic Islands of Cape Verde

May 8, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Crossing the Atlantic Ocean We started our cruise in Miami. The ship then did a short Caribbean cruise. We enjoyed an undersea adventure in Barbados before we started to cross the Atlantic Ocean. After four days at sea, our first port was the volcanic islands of Cape Verde. We landed […]