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Just Travellers With Stuff To Share

August 7, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Why do I blog?  Do I have stuff to share? I could start with “I have always wanted to be a writer” – but that would make me sound so much like everyone else, especially those in my age bracket nearing retirement with stuff to share and most of my […]

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Catalina Island Escape

August 6, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Taking the Ferry from Newport Beach For A Catalina Island Escape A key stop for our 4 week west coast trip was to be a trip to Catalina Island.  We were taking the ferry to our Catalina Island escape and being the anal planners that we are, we spent some time checking […]

Find The Beaches at Newport Beach

August 4, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Ocean Stop for the Beaches at Newport Beach For the next stop on our 4 week West Coast trip, we took the longest route possible to travel the hour trip from Santa Monica to Newport Beach, continually leaving the main route to follow the water. We stopped at the Marine Street […]

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Santa Monica Outside LA

July 30, 2014 TravelAtWill 2

Santa Monica Outside LA But Close Enough To Visit No trip down the west coast of the USA can be complete without seeing LA.  When we looked for LA hotels, we debated being in the heart of the city (Beverly Hills, Hollywood, downtown) or staying by the water. We didn’t […]

Carmel and Monterey

July 27, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Carmel and Monterey Are Worth A Stop on the PCH We left San Francisco on Hwy 1 again headed for Carmel and Monterey.  This provided us yet more awesome vistas of California surf.  There were two decisions we had to make on our drive – would we drive through Monterey […]

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Whale Tales

July 27, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Looking For Whale Tales in Oregon Coming down the Oregon coast at the start of our 4 week trip along the west coast, we were constantly on the lookout for whales.  It was whale season and we could not leave the west coast without whale tales! Waking up early on […]

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Jellies At the Monterey Bay Aquarium

July 14, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Our Favourite – The Jellies At the Monterey Bay Aquarium Travelling along the west coast for 4 weeks, we knew we would find aquariums of various sizes along the way.  We were told that the one we couldn’t miss was the Monterey Bay Aquarium.  We were generally interested in all […]

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Top Toronto Festivals

July 14, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Top Toronto Festivals Can Be Found Throughout The Year Updated:  July 2017 Scrolling through the TV channels in the wasteland that is summer tv, we stumbled across a Rogers Cable show listing their view of the top Toronto festivals.  We have done all of these over the years except #9 and […]

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We Are Not Too Old For Roller Coasters!

July 13, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Old Folks Who Are Not Too Old For Roller Coasters! Even if I often have to stop and count years to remember I am just over 55, I would never call myself an “old folk”.  But from the looks we got this summer at the Canada’s Wonderland amusement park, there are […]

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Re-entry Pain – Returning From Vacation

July 13, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

It is sad how quickly the last vacation becomes just a distant memory, bolstered only by images scrolling past on the Apple TV after returning from vacation. The longer you are away, the greater the re-entry pain when you return. Death By Email Drowning If you are away for 1 […]

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San Francisco In The Fog

July 12, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Touring San Francisco In The Fog Leaving Napa late but in time to avoid any rush hour traffic going into San Fran, we chose the GPS path that would get us on the Golden Gate bridge.  We were not sure what to do about the signs as we approached that […]