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We Ate And Drank Our Way Through 2018

December 19, 2018 TravelAtWill 12

Food and Drink Were Plentiful in 2018 We were away for about 6 months of the year in 2018. So it is fair to say that we ate out – a lot – in 2018! And we had lots of opportunities to try different food experiences. Luxury travel experiences brought […]

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A Look Back At Travel In 2018

December 16, 2018 TravelAtWill 48

We entered 2018 with several big trips planned. These big trips added new travel brand experiences and ticked off so many bucket list items. Between the big trips we used every opportunity we could find to take smaller trips. When it was cold in Toronto, we headed to warm spots. […]

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A Tasty Path When You Travel For Food

October 24, 2018 TravelAtWill 20

You Will Take A Tasty Path When You Travel For Food People travel to see new places and experience different cultures. Some may let food choices limit their destination choices. Some may limit where they eat when abroad. Large chain hotels will often offer a variety of North American dishes […]

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Lessons Learned From Being Robbed in Madrid

August 22, 2018 TravelAtWill 32

Updated August 2018 I love when I hear from readers that a particular post has been helpful or relevant.  When we were chatting about their experience with having their things stolen in Barcelona, I provided them with an update on follow-on lessons that I have had from being robbed in […]

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7 Things We Never Pack To Go On Vacation

April 19, 2018 TravelAtWill 24

Not Everything Goes Into The Suitcase Packing has never been a strength of mine. I am getting infinitesimally better. But I do try not to pack consumable items that I can pick up at my destination. If we are taking a short trip like our extra long weekend to Washington […]

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Our First Cruise With Windstar

April 11, 2018 TravelAtWill 0

Adding New Cruise Lines Into The Mix We have traditionally cruised with Oceania Cruises. This year we decided to taste test some new cruise lines. For the fall, we booked trips with Viking Cruises to China and Windstar Cruises to Japan. It will be a year of firsts. In the […]

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On A Keto Diet I Lost Weight on a Cruise For 12 Days

March 28, 2018 TravelAtWill 30

We Started A Low Carb Diet Before Our Vacation The winter hibernation in Toronto added yet more pounds to our slowly increasing weight. It was time to take drastic measures. We started a low carb diet 10 days before we headed south on our Windstar Caribbean cruise. Our southern vacation […]

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A Novice’s View Of How To Travel On Points

March 7, 2018 TravelAtWill 26

A True Confession It is true confessions time. We travelled quite extensively for many years with little regard for brand loyalty. We joined all the loyalty programs and then scattered our points everywhere. Often points expired unused. Promotions that would increase our points were ignored. In the last 3 years […]

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Are You Ready For An Around The World Cruise?

January 16, 2018 TravelAtWill 22

Think You Are Ready For An Around The World Cruise? There are many reasons to think that you are ready for an around the world cruise. You might enjoy exotic destinations, great food, learning about new cultures, getting out every day or just being pampered. But there are things you […]