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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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Water Fun in Bahamas

August 10, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Water Fun In Bahamas Bahamas is a great year round destination. Whether you choose to fly to one of the islands or land there by cruise ship, you will find lots of water fun in Bahamas: beaches, snorkelling, scuba diving, playing with nurse sharks or marvelling at swimming pigs. You […]

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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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A Vancouver Stop On An Alaska Cruise

August 3, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Returning To Vancouver We started our Alaska cruise with a visit to Seattle. It was great to return to Seattle and get settled on west coast time before we set sail. Our cruise did not have a Vancouver stop on an Alaska cruise. So when we landed back in Seattle, […]