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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 […]

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A Great Tour To See Flamenco and Food in Seville

June 13, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Heading Off For Flamenco And Food In Seville We started our day in the Triana neighbourhood. It is said that flamenco dancing comes from Triana. So it seemed a fitting beginning to our evening of flamenco and food in Seville. Our tour guide David from Devour Seville was waiting for […]

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Enjoying the Baths at the Hammam in Córdoba

June 11, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Planning A Visit To The Hammam When we travelled in Spain before we saw hammams advertised. We missed our chance on our first visit to Madrid and we were far too busy on our short visit to Granada. We didn’t visit a hammam when we were in Seville on this […]

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Portugal and Spain For The Spring

March 17, 2017 TravelAtWill 4

Our Spring Travel Plans Note: Updated After Trans-Atlantic Stop in Cape Verde It is time to travel again. We had an awesome 10 week adventure that finished 2016. Then the plan was to head somewhere warm to escape the Toronto winter. But that never happened. It was a good thing […]

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More Travel in 2017

January 1, 2017 TravelAtWill 4

Early Thoughts About More Travel in 2017 In 2016, we travelled almost around the world. We hit far more travel destinations that we even dreamed of when we started 2016. We started the year with some plans already made. Some things got realized from our 2016 planning list. Some new […]

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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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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 […]