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Colourful Antigua Under Grey Skies

May 1, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Not Sunshine In All Ports We looked at the advance weather forecast for the Caribbean portion of our 21 day cruise when we started our cruise in Miami. A week out, it looked like we might get rain and thunderstorms every day. Since it was the second time visiting all […]

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Head To The Beach in St Barts

April 27, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Entering St Barts Harbour         We left Puerto Rico for our second Caribbean port on this 21 day cruise. We had visited St Barts on a previous cruise in the Eastern Caribbean. On that first visit, we had an exciting day touring the island by ATV. We travelled along the water […]

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See the Old Town Walking in San Juan, Puerto Rico

April 25, 2017 TravelAtWill 2

Landing in San Juan The initial part of our new adventure was a cruise through the Caribbean islands. We started our cruise in Miami.  The first port was San Juan, Puerto Rico. We visited San Juan on a previous cruise of the Eastern Caribbean islands. On that visit, we took […]

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What To Do When Starting A Cruise In Miami

April 21, 2017 TravelAtWill 2

Heading to Miami We were off on our next 10 week adventure. The first leg was a short 3 hour hop to Miami for a few days. This would let me unthaw from the Toronto winter. One of the big advantages of starting a cruise in Miami was the lack […]

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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 […]