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Little Venice And Camden Market

August 31, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

We Found Little Venice And Camden Market In London The first day we land in Europe after leaving Toronto is usually a slower day as we struggle through jet lag and the lack of sleep on the plane. On our first day in London, we took the suggestion of the […]

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Travel Planning Geek (To Plan Or Not To Plan)

August 23, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

As A Travel Planning Geek – We May Plan A Bit Too Much When We Travel I have always liked the romantic thought of just showing up at the airport and taking a seat on the first flight out. But every time we start thinking about a vacation much more […]

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Travelling the PCH (Pacific Coast Hwy)

August 17, 2014 TravelAtWill 2

Travelling The PCH To See The West Coast For 4 Weeks It was a great trip travelling the PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) for 4 weeks down the west coast.  We covered an amazing: 2200+ miles, 2 train trips, 3 airplane trips, 2 countries, 3 states and 13 hotels. We left from […]

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What Happens To All the Stuff Left Behind?

August 11, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Updated:  Jan 12/15 We had just finished 4 weeks on the west coast – 2200+ miles, 2 countries, 3 states and 13 hotels.  Packing to head home to “real life” is always a bit depressing.  It was particularly sad this time as we headed home to a hospital palliative care […]

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San Diego Rest Stop

August 10, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Heading South To Our San Diego Rest Stop Getting off the ferry from Catalina Island in Newport Beach at dinner time, we hopped the little 3 car ferry to Balboa Island.  We were soon on Hwy 1 heading south. There was no way we would miss repeating another part of […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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Santa Barbara Surprise In The Dog Days of Summer

July 27, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Leaving Carmel It was time to head south again.  Our next stop was planned, but we did not know we would get a Santa Barbara surprise.   Had we known how much we would  like Santa Barbara, we would have booked a longer stay. Getting ready to leave Carmel took […]

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Whale Tales In Monterey

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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Visit 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 on […]