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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, […]

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Awesome Vancouver From The Air

July 13, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Vancouver From The Air Is An Awesome Sight We fly in and out of Vancouver on a regular basis.  There is no great sight than Vancouver from the air! One of our kids lives in Vancouver and we have kinda adopted Vancouver as our second home. When we travelled to […]

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Next Stop Australia!

March 28, 2016 TravelAtWill 4

First Stop Vancouver Next stop Australia! We are excited about our next big adventure. After a brief stop for 2 days in Vancouver, we fly to Australia, then Bali, Singapore and Thailand. One of our children (Nick) has been an advance scout, having headed off to Thailand several weeks before […]

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Food We Loved in 2015

January 1, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

We Ate Well On All The Food We Loved in 2015 When you travel for over 33 weeks in a year, you eat a lot of meals out. While we stayed in an Airbnb condo for part of this time, we also took advantage of being away to try new […]

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2015 Travelling Year In Review

December 24, 2015 TravelAtWill 2

Away from Home 33 Weeks This Year We were away from home – a lot – in 2015! Much of it was planned vacation trips but almost 5 months of the time we were away from Toronto in Vancouver dealing with a serious family issue. Even when we were in […]

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First Airbnb Experience – Risk With Reward

December 20, 2015 TravelAtWill 2

Our First Airbnb Experience Made Us Converts We were heading to Vancouver for an extended period. Our previous two visits had found us scrambling to find hotel rooms in the very busy summer tourist season. Planning this visit, we made a couple of hotel bookings as backup but we would […]

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Vancouver Forecast Improved

December 4, 2015 TravelAtWill 2

Vancouver Slowly Won Our Hearts I must admit that I may have been one of a small number of Canadians who are not in love with Vancouver. I have visited Vancouver over the years a number of times for both business and pleasure. David lived in various towns on Vancouver […]

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False Creek Vancouver View

November 30, 2015 TravelAtWill 0

For A Long Stay, Try A False Creek Vancouver View We were in Vancouver for a long stay in the fall. While we ended up in a few different hotels for short stays or for short holiday breaks, for most of our visit we enjoyed our first experience in an […]

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BC Eagles and Hot Springs and Sasquatch?

November 27, 2015 TravelAtWill 0

Head to the Fraser Valley to find BC Eagles We had been in Vancouver for almost 6 months. We had done a lot of day trips and seen a lot but had not yet done the spa experience that for so many days I badly needed. We considered two spa […]

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The Bountiful Fraser Valley

November 21, 2015 TravelAtWill 0

Exiled To The Fraser Valley We needed to be in Vancouver in July in a hurry so hopped online for last minute flight and hotel reservations. We travel to Vancouver regularly and didn’t really anticipate too much of a problem finding things – if at a premium for last minute […]

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West Coast Fall Colours

November 14, 2015 TravelAtWill 0

Consider West Coast Fall Colours in British Columbia, Canada When you ask most people where to go for fall leaf colours, you will generally hear “New England”. This year we were in Vancouver for the fall and had the opportunity to see a good variety of west coast fall colours. […]