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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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Things To Do In Seattle On A Return Visit

July 23, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Some Things To Do In Seattle On A Return Visit We visited Seattle on several previous travels. Our first visit to Seattle was when we travelled down the west coast for 4 weeks. That trip we did many of the iconic tourist sites. We stopped in Seattle when we toured […]

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Seattle Space Needle Views

July 20, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Our View Of The Seattle Space Needle We were in Seattle to start our Alaska cruise. This gave us several days to explore Seattle before we boarded our ship. On previous visits to Seattle, we had not gone up in the Space Needle. Part of this is because we have […]

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Chihuly Colour and Art in Seattle

July 18, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

We Missed Our First Chance To See A Chihuly Exhibit Our cruise to Alaska started in Seattle.  Arriving a few days early, we were looking for something interesting to see and do. We decided to see the Chihuly colour and art in Seattle.  We got a combined ticket and enjoyed a […]

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National Parks Trip in Canada and the U.S.

June 18, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Natural Treasures On A National Parks Trip In North America we are blessed to have 98 National Parks (59 in the U.S. and 39 in Canada). The National Parks are preserved habitats that offer a wide range of natural landscapes and natural phenomenon. They are located all across the country but […]

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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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New Orleans is More Than Mardi Gras

February 15, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

10 Things To Do That Show That New Orleans is More Than Mardi Gras We booked our trip to New Orleans for 8 days to coincide with the big Mardi Gras celebration but planned it so that we would have some time to explore New Orleans as well. It has […]

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10 Mardi Gras Tips

February 12, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Mardi Gras Tips To Improve Your Experience This was our first Mardi Gras celebration. While we had done a lot of research in advance, we learned a lot in the 8 days we were in New Orleans. There are a few Mardi Gras tips we wanted to share if you […]

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8 Days in New Orleans

February 11, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

Heading for 8 Days in New Orleans At Mardi Gras New Orleans for Mardi Gras was one of the “Carnival Trips” that was on our travel wish list – along with Rio and Venice. It had been a busy 2015 travel year and we were slow in planning for 2016 travel. With […]

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Have a Blast at Mardi Gras in New Orleans

February 9, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

“Bon Ton Roulet” at Mardi Gras in New Orleans David and I had both been to New Orleans before but had never experienced Mardi Gras in New Orleans. During our 8 days in New Orleans, we did a lot of things that were not related to Mardi Gras but we […]

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Wimp Guide to Eating in New Orleans

February 8, 2016 TravelAtWill 4

Not Necessarily The Best – But A Good Wimp Guide to Eating in New Orleans We were in New Orleans for 8 days so we had lots of time to try a variety of places to eat. But it was Mardi Gras and everyone was looking for places to eat, […]