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Bike the Rideau Canal

September 21, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

Bike the Rideau Canal We visited Ottawa for the Canada Day long weekend. One of the fun things we found to do was bike the Rideau Canal. The path along the canal runs from downtown through to Dow Lake and beyond to the lock at Hogs Back. The path is […]

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Toronto Airshow Signals Winter is Coming

August 30, 2016 TravelAtWill 6

Winter Is Coming I hate to start with such a depressing thought. As a child, the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) marked the end of summer.  The CNE was a great way to find some fun and it offered a last outing as the days ticked down to the start of […]

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See Ottawa From The River

July 30, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Find A Boat Trip And See Ottawa From the River We were in Ottawa for a 4 days over the Canada Day weekend. Canada Day itself was spent enjoying the festivities but we were looking for other things to do in Ottawa. On our recent trip to SE Asia we […]

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Via Rail Business Class

July 28, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Deciding To Take Via Rail Business Class We were headed to Ottawa for the Canada Day celebrations and to visit one of our kids. With 3 kids spread across 3 different time zones, we get a chance to regularly see different parts of Canada. We would normally do the trip […]

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Awesome Vancouver From The Air

July 13, 2016 TravelAtWill 4

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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Cathay Pacific Business Class

July 8, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Choosing To Fly Cathay Pacific Business Class We travelled in the South Pacific for 6 weeks. We flew from Vancouver to start our trip in Sydney before travelling around Australia. Then we went to Bali, Singapore and Thailand. We headed back to Bangkok for our flight home to Vancouver. The […]

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Ottawa for Canada Day 2016

July 1, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Heading to Ottawa for Canada Day Since we were actually at home for Canada Day this year, we needed to make holiday plans. After considering our options we decided that we would go to Ottawa for Canada Day to celebrate in the nation’s capital. This would also let us visit […]

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Afternoon Tea In Toronto ( or GeeTeaEh!)

March 20, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

Afternoon Tea in Toronto As We Explored Close to Home When it gets cold in Toronto in the winter, we are always looking for interesting indoor activities. This year we decided we would do the rounds of a few of the spots for afternoon tea in Toronto. We have enjoyed […]

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2015 Blog Favourites

January 4, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

Your 2015 Blog Favourites – What Did You Want To See In 2015? It was a busy blogging year for us as we travelled for over 33 weeks in 2015. Our blog moved from a casual endeavour to a serious venture – we spent time increasing our social media presence […]

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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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Winter Road Trip Return To Toronto

December 19, 2015 TravelAtWill 0

First Snow On Winter Road Trip Return To Toronto For the second time, we were on our way back to Toronto after a long fall Vancouver visit. We left the first time in mid-October, but got called back for family reasons. On our way back to Vancouver we did a […]